33 U.S. Code § 3076 - Presentation of United States flag upon retirement

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(a) Presentation of flag upon retirement
Upon the release of a commissioned officer from active commissioned service for retirement, the Secretary shall present a United States flag to the officer.
(b) Multiple presentations not authorized
An officer is not eligible for presentation of a flag under subsection (a) of this section if the officer has previously been presented a flag under this section or any other provision of law providing for the presentation of a United States flag incident to release from active service for retirement.
(c) No cost to recipient
The presentation of a flag under this section shall be at no cost to the recipient.


(Pub. L. 107–372, title II, § 266,Dec. 19, 2002, 116 Stat. 3093.)
Prior Provisions

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in section 853v of this title prior to repeal by Pub. L. 107–372.

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