10 U.S. Code Chapter 36, Subchapter III - FAILURE OF SELECTION FOR PROMOTION AND RETIREMENT FOR YEARS OF SERVICE

Sec. 627. Failure of selection for promotion. 628. Special selection boards. 629. Removal from a list of officers recommended for promotion. 630. Discharge of commissioned officers with less than six years of active commissioned service or found not qualified for promotion for first lieutenant or lieutenant (junior grade). 631. Effect of failure of selection for promotion: first lieutenants and lieutenants (junior grade). 632. Effect of failure of selection for promotion: captains and majors of the Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps and lieutenants and lieutenant commanders of the Navy. 633. Retirement for years of service: regular lieutenant colonels and commanders. 634. Retirement for years of service: regular colonels and Navy captains. 635. Retirement for years of service: regular brigadier generals and rear admirals (lower half). 636. Retirement for years of service: regular officers in grades above brigadier general and rear admiral (lower half).
Amendments

2008—Pub. L. 110–181, div. A, title V, § 503(a)(3),Jan. 28, 2008, 122 Stat. 95, substituted “six years” for “five years” in item 630.
2001—Pub. L. 107–107, div. A, title V, § 505(d)(4),Dec. 28, 2001, 115 Stat. 1088, struck out “regular” before “commissioned officers” in item 630, struck out “regular” before “first lieutenants” in item 631, and struck out “regular” before “captains and majors” and before “lieutenants and lieutenant commanders” in item 632.
1997—Pub. L. 105–85, div. A, title V, § 506(c),Nov. 18, 1997, 111 Stat. 1726, substituted “regular officers in grades above brigadier general and rear admiral (lower half)” for “regular major generals and rear admirals” in item 636.
1985—Pub. L. 99–145, title V, § 514(b)(5)(B),Nov. 8, 1985, 99 Stat. 628, substituted “rear admirals (lower half)” for “commodores” in item 635.
1981—Pub. L. 97–86, title IV, § 405(b)(5)(B),Dec. 1, 1981, 95 Stat. 1106, substituted “commodores” for “commodore admirals” in item 635.

 

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