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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-456—SEPT. 29, 1988

102 STAT. 1971

(2) Paragraph (3)(C) of such section is amended by striking out "paragraph (2)(B), (2)(C), or (2)(D)" and inserting in lieu thereof "paragraph (2) (other than under subparagraph (A) of that paragraph)". SEC. 516. EXTENSION OF TRANSITION TO JOINT DUTY ASSIGNMENT STAFFING REQUIREMENTS

(a) GENERAL EXTENSION.—Subsection (a) of section 406 of the

Goldwater-Nichols Department of Defense Reorganization Act of 1986 (Public Law 99-433; 100 Stat. 1033) is amended to read as lo use 661 note. follows: "(a) JOINT DUTY ASSIGNMENTS.—(1) Section 661(d) of title 10,

United States Code, shall be implemented as rapidly as possible and (except as provided under paragraph (2)) not later than October 1, 1989 "(2) The first sentence of section 661(d)(2)(B) of such title shall apply with respect to positions designated under the first sentence of section 661(d)(2)(A) of that title as critical joint duty assignment positions which become vacant after January 1, 1989.". (b) TRANSITION.—Subsection 03X1XB) of such section is amended by striking out clauses (ii) and (iii) and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "(ii) waive the requirement for the length of a joint duty assignment in the case of a joint duty assignment begun by an officer before January 1, 1987, if the officer served in that assignment for a period of sufficient duration (which may not be less than 12 months) to have been considered a full tour of duty under the policies and regulations in effect on September 30, 1986; or "(iii) consider as a joint duty assignment any tour of duty begun by an officer before October 1, 1986, that involved significant experience in joint matters (as determined by the Secretary) if the officer served in that assignment for a period of sufficient duration (which may not be less than 12 months) for his service to have been considered a full tour of duty under the policies and regulations in effect on September 30, 1986.". (c) DEADLINE FOR INITIAL SELECTION OF OFFICERS FOR THE JOINT

SPECIALTY.—Subsection (b)(3) of such section is amended by striking out "two years after the date of the enactment of this Act" and inserting in lieu thereof "on October 1, 1989". SEC. 517. COUNTING OF OFFICERS WITH CRITICAL OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY INVOLVING COMBAT OPERATIONS FOR PURPOSES OF JOINT DUTY ASSIGNMENT STAFFING AND TOUR LENGTHS

(a) STAFFING.—Section 661(d)(4) of title 10, United amended by striking out "one-third" and inserting "25 percent". Oa) TOUR LENGTHS.—Section 664(e)(2) of such title striking out "10 percent" and inserting in lieu percent".

States Code, is in lieu thereof is amended by thereof "I2V2

SEC. 518. SERVICE BY CAPTAINS AND NAVY LIEUTENANTS IN JOINT DUTY ASSIGNMENT TO BE COUNTED FOR ALL OFFICER PERSONNEL LAWS CONCERNING SUCH SERVICE

Section 661 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: