10 U.S. Code § 6951a - Superintendent

(a) There is a Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy. The immediate governance of the Naval Academy is under the Superintendent.
(b) The Superintendent shall be detailed to that position by the President. As a condition for detail to that position, an officer shall acknowledge that upon termination of that detail the officer shall be retired pursuant to section 6371 (a) of this title, unless such retirement is waived under section 6371 (b) of this title.
(c) An officer who is detailed to the position of Superintendent shall be so detailed for a period of not less than three years. In any case in which an officer serving as Superintendent is reassigned or retires before having completed three years service as Superintendent, or otherwise leaves that position (other than due to death) without having completed three years service in that position, the Secretary of the Navy shall submit to Congress notice that such officer left the position of Superintendent without having completed three years service in that position, together with a statement of the reasons why that officer did not complete three years service in that position.

Source

(Added Pub. L. 106–65, div. A, title V, § 532(a)(2)(B),Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 603; amended Pub. L. 108–375, div. A, title V, § 541(b)(2),Oct. 28, 2004, 118 Stat. 1903.)
Amendments

2004—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 108–375, § 541(b)(2)(A), inserted before period at end “pursuant to section 6371 (a) of this title, unless such retirement is waived under section 6371 (b) of this title”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 108–375, § 541(b)(2)(B), added subsec. (c).
Application of Section to Superintendents Serving on October 5, 1999

Section not applicable to an officer serving on Oct. 5, 1999, in the position of Superintendent of the United States Military Academy, Naval Academy, or Air Force Academy for so long as that officer continues on and after that date to serve in that position without a break in service, see section 532(a)(5) ofPub. L. 106–65, set out as a note under section 3921 of this title.

 

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