(a)The Secretary of the Air Force may sell articles of ordnance property to officers of other armed forces for their use in the service, in the same manner as these articles are sold to officers of the Air Force.
(b)Under such regulations as the Secretary may prescribe, ordnance stores may be sold to civilian employees of the Air Force and to the American National Red Cross.
(c)Articles of ordnance property may be sold to educational institutions and to State soldiers’ and sailors’ orphans’ homes for maintaining the ordnance and ordnance stores issued to those institutions and homes.
(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 580.)
Historical and Revision Notes
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Mar. 3, 1909, ch. 252 (5th par. under “National Trophy and Medals for Rifle Contests”), 35 Stat. 750.
Mar. 3, 1909, ch. 252 (8th par. under “National Trophy and Medals for Rifle Contests”), 35 Stat. 751; June 28, 1950, ch. 383, § 402(h), 64 Stat. 273.
May 11, 1908, ch. 163 (4th par. under “National Trophy and Medals for Rifle Contests”), 35 Stat. 125.
In subsection (a), the words “Secretary of the Air Force” are substituted for the words “Chief of Ordnance”, since the functions which, for the Army, are assigned to subordinate officers of the Army, are, for the Air Force, assigned to the Secretary of the Air Force. The words “other armed forces” are substituted for the words “the Navy and Marine Corps”, in 34:540 and 50:70, since those sales may be made to officers of the Coast Guard under section
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