10 U.S. Code § 9344 - Selection of persons from foreign countries

(a)
(1) The Secretary of the Air Force may permit not more than 60 persons at any one time from foreign countries to receive instruction at the Academy. Such persons shall be in addition to the authorized strength of the Air Force Cadets of the Academy under section 9342 of this title.
(2) The Secretary of the Air Force, upon approval by the Secretary of Defense, shall determine the countries from which persons may be selected for appointment under this section and the number of persons that may be selected from each country. The Secretary of the Air Force may establish entrance qualifications and methods of competition for selection among individual applicants under this section and shall select those persons who will be permitted to receive instruction at the Academy under this section.
(3) In selecting persons to receive instruction under this section from among applicants from the countries approved under paragraph (2), the Secretary of the Air Force shall give a priority to persons who have a national service obligation to their countries upon graduation from the Academy.
(b)
(1) A person receiving instruction under this section is entitled to the pay, allowances, and emoluments of a cadet appointed from the United States, and from the same appropriations.
(2) Each foreign country from which a cadet is permitted to receive instruction at the Academy under this section shall reimburse the United States for the cost of providing such instruction, including the cost of pay, allowances, and emoluments provided under paragraph (1). The Secretary of the Air Force shall prescribe the rates for reimbursement under this paragraph, except that the reimbursement rates may not be less than the cost to the United States of providing such instruction, including pay, allowances, and emoluments, to a cadet appointed from the United States.
(3) The Secretary of Defense may waive, in whole or in part, the requirement for reimbursement of the cost of instruction for a cadet under paragraph (2). In the case of a partial waiver, the Secretary shall establish the amount waived.
(c)
(1) Except as the Secretary of the Air Force determines, a person receiving instruction under this section is subject to the same regulations governing admission, attendance, discipline, resignation, discharge, dismissal, and graduation as a cadet at the Academy appointed from the United States. The Secretary may prescribe regulations with respect to access to classified information by a person receiving instruction under this section that differ from the regulations that apply to a cadet at the Academy appointed from the United States.
(2) A person receiving instruction under this section is not entitled to an appointment in an armed force of the United States by reason of graduation from the Academy.
(d) A person receiving instruction under this section is not subject to section 9346 (d) of this title.

Source

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 564; Pub. L. 98–94, title X, § 1004(c)(1),Sept. 24, 1983, 97 Stat. 659; Pub. L. 105–85, div. A, title V, § 543(c),Nov. 18, 1997, 111 Stat. 1744; Pub. L. 106–65, div. A, title V, § 534(c),Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 605; Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title V, § 532(c)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–110; Pub. L. 107–107, div. A, title V, § 533(c)(1), (2),Dec. 28, 2001, 115 Stat. 1106.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
9344(a)
9344(b)
9344(c) 10:1093c (less 3d and last sentences).
10:1093c (3d sentence).
10:1093c (last sentence). June 26, 1946, ch. 493, § 1, 60 Stat. 311; June 1, 1948, ch. 357, § 2, 62 Stat. 280.

In subsection (a), the words “at West Point, New York” are omitted as inapplicable to the Air Force.
In subsection (b), the words “is entitled to” are substituted for the words “shall receive”. The words “performed in proceeding” are omitted as surplusage. The words “continental limits” are omitted, since section 101 (1) of this title defines the United States to include only the States and the District of Columbia.
In subsection (c), the words “to any office or position” are omitted as surplusage; 10:1093c (proviso of last sentence) is omitted, since 10:1099 is inapplicable to the Air Force and section 1321 of the Revised Statutes, previously codified in 10:1101, was repealed by section 6(b) of the Act of June 30, 1950, ch. 421, 64 Stat. 305.
Amendments

2001—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 107–107, § 533(c)(1), substituted “60” for “40”.
Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 107–107, § 533(c)(2)(A), struck out “unless a written waiver of reimbursement is granted by the Secretary of Defense” before period at end of first sentence.
Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 107–107, § 533(c)(2)(B), added par. (3) and struck out former par. (3) which read as follows: “The amount of reimbursement waived under paragraph (2) may not exceed 50 percent of the per-person reimbursement amount otherwise required to be paid by a foreign country under such paragraph, except in the case of not more than 20 persons receiving instruction at the Air Force Academy under this section at any one time.”
2000—Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 106–398added par. (3).
1999—Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 106–65substituted “50 percent” for “35 percent” and “20 persons” for “five persons”.
1997—Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 105–85, § 543(c)(1), substituted “, except that the reimbursement rates may not be less than the cost to the United States of providing such instruction, including pay, allowances, and emoluments, to a cadet appointed from the United States.” for period at end.
Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 105–85, § 543(c)(2), added par. (3).
1983—Pub. L. 98–94substituted “foreign countries” for “Canada and American Republics” in section catchline.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 98–94amended subsec. (a) generally, substituting “The Secretary of the Air Force may permit not more than 40 persons at any one time from foreign countries to receive instruction at the Academy” and “Such persons shall be in addition to the authorized strength of the Air Force Cadets of the Academy under section 9342 of this title” for “Upon designation by the President, the Secretary of the Air Force may permit not more than 20 persons at any one time from Canada and the American Republics, other than the United States, to receive instruction at the Academy” and “However, not more than three persons from any one of those republics or from Canada may receive instruction under this section at any one time” as the first two sentences of subsec. (a) and designating those sentences as par. (1), and adding par. (2).
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 98–94amended subsec. (b) generally, designating existing provisions as par. (1), striking out provisions that had directed that the mileage allowance payable to persons for travel to the Academy for initial admission was not limited to mileage for travel within the United States, and adding par. (2).
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 98–94amended subsec. (c) generally, designating first sentence of subsec. (c) as par. (1), inserting provisions authorizing the Secretary to prescribe regulations with respect to access to classified information by a person receiving instruction under this section that differ from the regulations that apply to a cadet at the Academy appointed from the United States, and designating the second sentence of subsec. (c) as par. (2).
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 98–94, in amending section generally, added subsec. (d).
Effective Date of 2001 Amendment

Pub. L. 107–107, div. A, title V, § 533(c)(3),Dec. 28, 2001, 115 Stat. 1106, provided that: “The amendments made by paragraph (2) [amending this section] shall not apply with respect to any person who entered the United States Air Force Academy to receive instruction under section 9344 of title 10, United States Code, before the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 28, 2001].”
Amendment by Pub. L. 107–107inapplicable with respect to any academic year that began before Dec. 28, 2001, see section 533(d) ofPub. L. 107–107, set out as a note under section 4344 of this title.
Effective Date of 2000 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 106–398applicable with respect to academic years that begin after Oct. 1, 2000, see section 1 [[div. A], title V, § 532(d)] of Pub. L. 106–398, set out as a note under section 4344 of this title.
Effective Date of 1999 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 106–65applicable with respect to students from a foreign country entering the United States Military Academy, Naval Academy, or Air Force Academy on or after May 1, 1999, see section 534(d) ofPub. L. 106–65, set out as a note under section 4344 of this title.
Effective Date of 1997 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 105–85applicable with respect to students from foreign country entering United States Military Academy, United States Naval Academy, or United States Air Force Academy on or after May 1, 1998, see section 543(d) ofPub. L. 105–85, set out as a note under section 4344 of this title.
Effective Date of 1983 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 98–94effective one year after Sept. 24, 1983, and applicable to persons entering the Academy after such date, with subsec. (b)(2) of this section, as amended, not to apply to the cost of providing instruction to a person who, before such date, entered the Academy, see section 1004(d) ofPub. L. 98–94, set out as a note under section 4344 of this title.
Persons From Countries Assisting U.S. in Vietnam; Air Force Academy Instruction; Benefits, Limitations, Restrictions, and Regulations; Oath of Trainees

Air Force Academy instruction of persons from countries assisting U.S. in Vietnam, numerical limitation, prohibition against appointment of graduates to the Armed Forces, exemption from oath, etc., see Pub. L. 89–802, Nov. 9, 1966, 80 Stat. 1518, set out as a note under section 4344 of this title.

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