10 U.S. Code § 3011 - Organization

The Department of the Army is separately organized under the Secretary of the Army. It operates under the authority, direction, and control of the Secretary of Defense.


(Added Pub. L. 87–651, title II, § 210(a),Sept. 7, 1962, 76 Stat. 524, § 3010; renumbered § 3011,Pub. L. 99–433, title V, § 501(a)(2),Oct. 1, 1986, 100 Stat. 1034.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
3010 5:171a(c)(7) (1st sentence, as applicable to Department of Army). July 26, 1947, ch. 343, § 202(c)(7) (1st sentence, as applicable, to Department of Army); added Aug. 6, 1958, Pub. L. 85–599, § 3(a) (1st sentence of 8th par., as applicable to Department of Army), 72 Stat. 516.

The word “operates” is substituted for the words “shall function”.
Prior Provisions

A prior section 3011 was renumbered section 3012 of this title.


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