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10 U.S. Code § 12003 - Authorized strengths: commissioned officers in an active status

The authorized strengths of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps in reserve commissioned officers, other than commissioned warrant officers and officers on an active-duty list, in an active status are as follows:



Air Force




Marine Corps


(b) The authorized strengths prescribed by subsection (a) may not be exceeded unless—
the Secretary concerned determines that a greater number is necessary for planned mobilization requirements; or
the excess results directly from the operation of a nondiscretionary provision of law.
Editorial Notes
Prior Provisions

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in sections 3217, 5414, and 8217 of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 103–337, § 1662(a)(3).

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date

Section effective Dec. 1, 1994, except as otherwise provided, see section 1691 of Pub. L. 103–337, set out as a note under section 10001 of this title.