14 U.S. Code § 355 - Voluntary retirement after twenty years’ service

Any enlisted member who has completed twenty years’ service may, upon his own application, in the discretion of the Commandant, be retired from active service.

Source

(Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, 63 Stat. 521; Pub. L. 98–557, § 15(a)(3)(A),Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2865; Pub. L. 99–348, title II, § 205(b)(8),July 1, 1986, 100 Stat. 700.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Based on title 14, U.S.C., 1946 ed., § 185a (May 24, 1939, ch. 146, § 2,53 Stat. 755).
Changes were made in phraseology. 81st Congress, House Report No. 557.
Amendments

1986—Pub. L. 99–348struck out “, with retired pay of the grade or rating with which retired” after “active service”.
1984—Pub. L. 98–557substituted reference to enlisted member for reference to enlisted man.

 

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