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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1980

94 STAT. 2844

10 USC 524.

PUBLIC LAW 96-513—DEC. 12, 1980

"(c) Whenever the number of officers serving in any grade is less than the number authorized for that grade under this section, the difference between the two numbers may be applied to increase the number authorized under this section for any lower grade. "(d) An officer may not be reduced in grade, or have his pay or allowances reduced, because of a reduction in the number of commissioned officers authorized for his grade under this section. "§ 524. Authorized strengths: reserve officers on active duty for administration of the reserves in grades of major, lieutenant colonel, and colonel and Navy grades of lieutenant commander, commander, and captain "(a) The number of reserve officers of the Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps who may be on active duty in each of the grades of major, lieutenant colonel, and colonel, and of the Navy who may be on active duty in each of the grades of lieutenant commander, commander, and captain, as of the end of any fiscal year for duty described in subclauses (B) and (C) of section 523(b)(1) of this title may not exceed the number for that grade and armed force in the following table: Army

Major or lieutenant commander Lieutenant colonel or commander Colonel or Navy captain

821 503 163

Marine Corps

Navy

823 425 177

170 183 146

51 35 19

"(b) Whenever the number of officers serving in any grade is less than the number authorized for that grade under this section, the difference between the two numbers may be applied to increase the number authorized under this section for any lower grade. "§525. Distribution of commissioned officers on active duty in general officer and flag officer grades "(a) No appointment may be made in a grade above brigadier general in the Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps if that appointment would result in more than 50 percent of the general officers of that armed force on active duty being in grades above brigadier general. No appointment may be made in a grade above commodore admiral in the Navy if that appointment would result in more than 50 percent of the flag officers of the Navy on active duty being in grades above commodore admiral. "(b)(1) No appointment may be made in a grade above major general in the Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps if that appointment would result in more than 15 percent of the general officers of that armed force on active duty being in grades above major general. In the case of the Army and Air Force, of the 15 percent of general officers on active duty who may be serving in grades above major general, not more than 25 percent may be serving in the grade of general. "(2) No appointment may be made in a grade above rear admiral in the Navy if that appointment would result in more than 15 percent of the flag officers of the Navy on active duty being in grades above rear admiral. Of the 15 percent of flag officers on active duty who may be