10 U.S. Code § 12004 - Strength in grade: reserve general and flag officers in an active status

(a) The authorized strengths of the Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps in reserve general officers in an active status, and the authorized strength of the Navy in reserve officers in the grades of rear admiral (lower half) and rear admiral in an active status, are as follows: Army 207   Air Force 157   Navy 48   Marine Corps 10.
(b) The following Army and Air Force reserve officers shall not be counted for purposes of this section:
(1) Those serving as adjutants general or assistant adjutants general of a State.
(2) Those serving in the National Guard Bureau.
(3) Those counted under section 526 of this title.
(4) Those serving in a joint duty assignment for purposes of chapter 38 of this title, except that the number of officers who may be excluded under this paragraph may not exceed the number equal to 20 percent of the number of officers authorized for the armed force concerned by subsection (a).
(c)
(1) The following Navy reserve officers shall not be counted for purposes of this section:
(A) Those counted under section 526 of this title.
(B) Those serving in a joint duty assignment for purposes of chapter 38 of this title, except that the number of officers who may be excluded under this paragraph may not exceed the number equal to 20 percent of the number of officers authorized for the Navy in subsection (a).
(2) Not more than 50 percent of the officers in an active status authorized under this section for the Navy may serve in the grade of rear admiral.
(d) The following Marine Corps reserve officers shall not be counted for purposes of this section:
(1) Those counted under section 526 of this title.
(2) Those serving in a joint duty assignment for purposes of chapter 38 of this title, except that the number of officers who may be excluded under this paragraph may not exceed the number equal to 20 percent of the number of officers authorized for the Marine Corps in subsection (a).
(e)
(1) A reserve general officer of the Army or Air Force may not be reduced in grade because of a reduction in the number of general officers authorized under subsection (a).
(2) An officer of the Navy Reserve or the Marine Corps Reserve may not be reduced in permanent grade because of a reduction in the number authorized by this section for his grade.
(f) The limitations in subsection (a) do not apply to an officer released from a joint duty assignment or other non-joint active duty assignment, but only during the 60-day period beginning on the date the officer departs the joint duty or other active duty assignment. The Secretary of Defense may authorize the Secretary of a military department to extend the 60-day period by an additional 120 days, except that not more than three officers in an active status from each reserve component may be covered by an extension under this sentence at the same time.

Source

(Added Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title XVI, § 1662(a)(1),Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2984; amended Pub. L. 104–106, div. A, title XV, § 1501(b)(9),Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 496; Pub. L. 105–261, div. A, title IV, § 415,Oct. 17, 1998, 112 Stat. 1998; Pub. L. 109–163, div. A, title V, §§ 512, 515 (b)(1)(EE),Jan. 6, 2006, 119 Stat. 3232, 3233; Pub. L. 110–417, [div. A], title V, § 526,Oct. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 4448; Pub. L. 111–84, div. A, title V, § 502(h),Oct. 28, 2009, 123 Stat. 2276; Pub. L. 111–383, div. A, title V, § 511,Jan. 7, 2011, 124 Stat. 4210.)
Prior Provisions

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in sections 3218, 5457 (a), 5458 (a), and 8218 of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 103–337, § 1662(a)(3).
Amendments

2011—Subsec. (c)(2) to (5). Pub. L. 111–383redesignated par. (4) as (2) and struck out former pars. (2), (3), and (5). Former pars. (2) and (3) specified the distribution of Navy reserve officers authorized by subsection (a), and former par. (5) specified the Medical Department staff corps for purposes of par. (1).
2009—Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 111–84added subsec. (f).
2008—Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 110–417, § 526(a), added par. (4).
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 110–417, § 526(b), added par. (1), redesignated former pars. (1) to (4) as (2) to (5), respectively, and in introductory provisions of par. (2) substituted “Of the number of Navy reserve officers authorized by subsection (a), 40 are distributed among the line and staff corps as follows:” for “The authorized strength of the Navy under subsection (a) is exclusive of officers counted under section 526 of this title. Of the number authorized under subsection (a), 40 are distributed among the line and the staff corps as follows:”.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 110–417, § 526(c), amended subsec. (d) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (d) read as follows: “The authorized strength of the Marine Corps under subsection (a) is exclusive of those counted under section 526 of this title.”
2006—Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 109–163, § 512(a), (b), (d), substituted “40” for “39” in introductory provisions and “33” for “28” and “5” for “9” in table.
Subsec. (c)(2)(A). Pub. L. 109–163, § 512(c), substituted “six” for “seven”.
Subsec. (e)(2). Pub. L. 109–163, § 515(b)(1)(EE), substituted “Navy Reserve” for “Naval Reserve”.
1998—Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 105–261, § 415(1), in table, inserted item relating to Medical Department staff corps and struck out items relating to Medical Corps, Dental Corps, Nurse Corps, and Medical Service Corps.
Subsec. (c)(4). Pub. L. 105–261, § 415(2), added par. (4).
1996—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104–106substituted “active status, are” for “active-status, are”.
Effective Date of 1996 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 104–106effective as if included in the Reserve Officer Personnel Management Act, title XVI of Pub. L. 103–337, as enacted on Oct. 5, 1994, see section 1501(f)(3) ofPub. L. 104–106, set out as a note under section 113 of this title.

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