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10 U.S. Code § 12206 - Commissioned officers: appointment of former commissioned officers

Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense, a person who is a former commissioned officer may, if otherwise qualified, be appointed as a reserve officer of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps. A person so appointed—
may be placed on the reserve active-status list of that armed force in the grade equivalent to the permanent regular or reserve grade, and in the same competitive category, in which the person previously served satisfactorily on active duty or in an active status; and
may be credited for the purpose of determining date of rank under section 741(d) of this title with service in grade equal to that held by that person when discharged or separated.
(Added § 596a and renumbered § 12206, Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title XVI, §§ 1633, 1662(c)(2), Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2965, 2990.)
Editorial Notes

1994—Pub. L. 103–337, § 1662(c)(2), renumbered section 596a of this title as this section.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date

Section effective Oct. 1, 1996, see section 1691(b)(1) of Pub. L. 103–337, set out as a note under section 10001 of this title.