Under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Air Force, an enlisted member of the Air Force who has at least 20, but less than 30, years of service computed under section
8925 of this title may, upon his request, be retired.
The words “now or hereafter”, in 10:948a, are omitted as surplusage. The words “computed under section
8925 of this title” are substituted for the words “active Federal service”, in 10:948, and “active Federal military service”, in 10:948a, since that revised section makes explicit the service covered. The words “be retired from” are substituted for the words “will be placed on the retired list of”, in 10:948. The words “completed a minimum”, in 10:948; and “the period of”, “be subject to”, “period of”, and “now or after August 10, 1946”, in 10:948a; are omitted as surplusage.
1994—Pub. L. 103–337struck out at end “A regular enlisted member then becomes a member of the Air Force Reserve. A member retired under this section shall perform such active duty as may be prescribed by law until his service computed under section
8925 of this title, plus his inactive service as a member of the Air Force Reserve, equals 30 years.”
1980—Pub. L. 96–343struck out “regular” before “enlisted members” in section catchline and substituted in text “an enlisted member” for “a regular enlisted member”, “A regular enlisted member” for “He”, and “Air Force Reserve. A member retired under this section” for “Air Force, and”.
Effective Date of 1980 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 96–343effective with respect to retired pay payable for months beginning after Sept. 8, 1980, see section 9(c) ofPub. L. 96–343, set out as a note under section
3914 of this title.
Temporary Early Retirement Authority
For provisions authorizing the Secretary of the Air Force, during the period beginning Oct. 23, 1992, and ending Oct. 1, 1995, to apply this section to an enlisted member with at least 15 but less than 20 years of service by substituting “at least 15” for “at least 20”, see section 4403 ofPub. L. 102–484, set out as a note under section
1293 of this title.
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