Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/322

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108 STAT. 2956 PUBLIC LAW 103-337—OCT. 5, 1994 "(1) an officer of the Army National Guard of the United States and assigned to a headquarters or headquarters detachment of a State; or "(2) a reserve officer of the Army or Air Force who, as a condition of continued employment as a National Guard or Reserve technician is required by the Secretary concerned to maintain membership in a Selected Reserve unit or organization. "(b) SEPARATION AT AGE 60.— An officer may be retained under this section only so long as the officer continues to meet the conditions of subsection (a)(1) or (a)(2). An officer may not be retained under this section after the last day of the month in which the officer becomes 60 years of age. "§ 14703. Authority to retain chaplains and officers in medical specialties until specified age Regulations. "(a) RETENTION.— Notwithstanding any provision of chapter 1407 of this title and except for officers referred to in sections 14503, 14504, 14505, and 14506 of this title and under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense— "(1) the Secretary of the Army may, with the officer's consent, retain in an active status any reserve officer assigned to the Medical Corps, the Dental Corps, the Veterinary Corps, the Medical Services Corps (if the officer has been designated as allied health officer or biomedical sciences officer in that Corps), the Optometry Section of the Medical Services Corps, the Chaplains, the Army Nurse Corps, or the Army Medical Specialists Corps; "(2) the Secretary of the Navy may, with the officer's consent, retain in an active status any reserve officer appointed in the Medical Corps, Dental Corps, Nurse Corps, or Chaplain Corps or appointed in the Medical Services Corps and designated to perform as a veterinarian, optometrist, podiatrist, allied health officer, or biomedical sciences officer; and "(3) the Secretary of the Air Force may, with the officer's consent, retain in an active status any reserve officer who is designated as a medical officer, dental officer, veterinary officer, Air Force nurse, or chaplain or who is designated as a biomedical sciences officer and is qualified for service as a veterinarian, optometrist, or podiatrist. "(b) SEPARATION AT SPECIFIED AGE. —An officer may not be retained in active status under this section later than the date on which the officer becomes 67 years of age (or, in the case of a reserve officer of the Army in the Chaplains or a reserve officer of the Air Force designated as a chaplain, 60 years of age). "§14704. Selective early removal from the reserve activestatus list "(a) BOARDS TO RECOMMEND OFFICERS FOR REMOVAL FROM RESERVE ACTIVE-STATUS LIST.— Whenever the Secretary of the military department concerned determines that there are in any reserve component under the jurisdiction of the Secretary too many officers in any grade and competitive category who have at least 30 years of service computed under section 14706 of this title or at least 20 years of service computed under section 12732 of this title, the Secretary may convene a selection board under section 14101(b) of this title to consider all officers on that list who are in that