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.


(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.)

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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