(a)For the purpose of determining whether an enlisted member of the Air Force may be retired under section
8917 of this title, his years of service are computed by adding all active service in the armed forces.
(b)Time required to be made up under section
972(a) of this title may not be counted in computing years of service under subsection (a).
In subsection (a), the words “active service” are substituted for the word “service”, in 10:947, and “active Federal service performed”, in 10:958, for uniformity. The words “service computed under section
8683 of this title” are inserted, since a person entitled to count service under that revised section might cease to be a nurse or woman medical specialist and thereafter become entitled to retire under one of the revised sections referred to in subsection (a) of this revised section.
Subsection (b) is inserted because of section
8638 of this title and in accordance with long standing interpretation of the effect of 10:629 upon the computation of years of service for retirement.
Source (U.S. Code)
Source (Statutes at Large)
The amendment reflects the repeal of section
8638 of this title and the enactment of a similar provision in section
972 of this title.
1994—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–337, § 635(c)(1)(A), struck out “and of computing his retired pay under section
8991 of this title,” after “8917 of this title,”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 103–337, § 635(c)(1)(B), struck out subsec. (c) which read as follows: “In determining a member’s years of service under subsection (a) for the purpose of computing the member’s retired pay under section
8991 of this title—
“(1) each full month of service that is in addition to the number of full years of service creditable to the member shall be credited as 1/12 of a year; and
“(2) any remaining fractional part of a year shall be disregarded.”
1989—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–189struck out “and service computed under section
8683 of this title” before period at end.
1980—Pub. L. 96–343, § 9(b)(2)(B), struck out “regular” before “enlisted members” in section catchline.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 96–343, § 9(b)(2)(A), substituted “an enlisted” for “a regular enlisted”.
1958—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 85–861substituted “section
972 of this title” for “section
8638 of this title”.
Effective Date of 1996 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 104–106effective Feb. 10, 1996, and applicable to any period of time covered by section
972 of this title that occurs after that date, see section 561(e) ofPub. L. 104–106, set out as a note under section
972 of this title.
Effective Date of 1994 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 103–337applicable to computation of retired pay of any enlisted member who retires on or after Oct. 5, 1994, to computation of retainer pay of any enlisted member who is transferred to Fleet Reserve or Fleet Marine Corps Reserve on or after Oct. 5, 1994, and to recomputation of retired pay of any enlisted member who is advanced on retired list on or after Oct. 5, 1994, see section 635(e) ofPub. L. 103–337, set out as a note under section
1405 of this title.
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.
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