2011—Subsec. (d)(2). Pub. L. 111–383
struck out “reserve” before “commissioned officer”.
2006—Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 109–163
inserted “, or for a United States national otherwise eligible for appointment as a cadet or midshipman under section
of this title or as a cadet under section
of this title,” after “for permanent residence”.
2004—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 108–375
, § 501(a)(2), substituted “sixty-second birthday” for “fifty-fifth birthday”.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 108–375
, § 501(a)(1), struck out subsec. (e) which read as follows: “After September 30, 1996, no person may receive an original appointment as a commissioned officer in the Regular Army, Regular Navy, Regular Air Force, or Regular Marine Corps until that person has completed one year of service on active duty as a commissioned officer (other than a warrant officer) of a reserve component.”
Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 108–375
, § 501(a)(3)(A), added subsec. (f).
1993—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 103–160
designated existing provisions as par. (1) and added par. (2).
1982—Pub. L. 97–295
inserted “a” after “original appointment as” in section catchline.
1981—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 97–22
substituted “medical or dental officer, as a chaplain, or as an officer designated for limited duty in the Regular Navy or Regular Marine Corps” for “medical officer or dental officer or as a chaplain”.
Amendment by section 501(a)(1) ofPub. L. 108–375
effective on May 1, 2005, and amendment by section 501(a)(2), (3)(A) ofPub. L. 108–375
effective on the first day of the first month beginning more than 180 days after Oct. 28, 2004, see section 501(g) ofPub. L. 108–375
, set out as a note under section
of this title.
Pub. L. 98–94
, title X, § 1006,Sept. 24, 1983, 97 Stat. 661
, provided that a citizen of the Northern Mariana Islands who indicates in writing to a commissioned officer of the Armed Forces of the United States an intent to become a citizen, and not a national, of the United States, and who is otherwise qualified for military service under applicable laws and regulations, may be appointed as an officer in the Armed Forces of the United States, may be appointed or enrolled in the Senior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program of any of the Armed Forces under chapter
, United States Code, and may be selected to be a participant in the Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship program under chapter 105 of such title, and that this section shall expire upon the establishment of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The Commonwealth was established as of 12:01 a.m., Nov. 4, 1986, see section 2(a), (b) of Proc. No. 5564, set out as a note under section
, Territories and Insular Possessions.