14 U.S. Code § 52 - Vice admirals and admiral, continuity of grade

The continuity of an officer’s precedence on the active duty promotion list, date of rank, grade, pay, and allowances as a vice admiral or admiral shall not be interrupted by the termination of an appointment for the purpose of reappointment to another position as a vice admiral or admiral.

Source

(Added Pub. L. 97–322, title I, § 115(a)(1),Oct. 15, 1982, 96 Stat. 1585; amended Pub. L. 101–225, title II, § 203(1),Dec. 12, 1989, 103 Stat. 1911; Pub. L. 111–281, title V, § 511(d), (f)(2),Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 2952, 2953.)
Amendments

2010—Pub. L. 111–281substituted “Vice admirals and admiral, continuity of grade” for “Vice admirals, continuity of grade” in section catchline and inserted “or admiral” after “allowances as a vice admiral” in text.
1989—Pub. L. 101–225inserted “or admiral” after “position as a vice admiral”.

 

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