32 U.S. Code § 505 - Army and Air Force schools and field exercises
Under such regulations as the President may prescribe and upon the recommendation of the governor of any State, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands or of the commanding general of the National Guard of the District of Columbia, the Secretary of the Army may authorize a limited number of members of its Army National Guard to—
(1) attend any service school except the United States Military Academy, and to pursue a regular course of study at the school; or
(2) be attached to an organization of the branch of the Army corresponding to the organization of the Army National Guard to which the member belongs, for routine practical instruction at or near an Army post during field training or other outdoor exercise.
Similarly, the Secretary of the Air Force may authorize a limited number of members of the Air National Guard to—
(1) attend any service school except the United States Air Force Academy, and to pursue a regular course of study at the school; or
Source(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 611; Pub. L. 100–456, div. A, title XII, § 1234(b)(4),Sept. 29, 1988, 102 Stat. 2059; Pub. L. 109–163, div. A, title X, § 1057(b)(4),Jan. 6, 2006, 119 Stat. 3441.)
|Revised section||Source (U.S. Code)||Source (Statutes at Large)|
|505||32:65.||June 3, 1916, ch. 134, § 99 (1st 133 words); restated Sept. 22, 1922, ch. 423, § 5 (1st 129 words); restated May 28, 1926, ch. 417, § 3 (1st 133 words), 44 Stat. 674.|
The words “branch of the Army corresponding” are substituted for the words “same arm, corps, or department”, to conform to sections 3063 and 3064 of title 10. In the second sentence, the words “organization of the Air Force corresponding” are substituted for the words “same arm, corps, or department”, since the Air Force is not organized by statute into branches, arms, corps, or departments. The word “members” is substituted for the words “officers, warrant officers, and enlisted men”. The words “service school” are substituted for the words “military-service school of the United States”. Reference to the United States Air Force Academy is inserted to reflect its establishment by the Air Force Academy Act (63 Stat. 47).
2006—Pub. L. 109–163substituted “State, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands” for “State or Territory or Puerto Rico” in introductory provisions.
1988—Pub. L. 100–456, which directed the substitution of “Territory or Puerto Rico” for “Territory, Puerto Rico, or the Canal Zone,” in subsec. (a), was executed to the introductory provisions of this section as the probable intent of Congress.