10 U.S. Code § 647. Force shaping authority
(a) Authority.—The Secretary concerned may, solely for the purpose of restructuring an armed force under the jurisdiction of that Secretary—
discharge an officer described in subsection (b); or
(b) Covered Officers.—
(1) The authority under this section may be exercised in the case of an officer who—
(c) Appointment of Transferred Officers.—
The Secretary concerned shall prescribe regulations for the exercise of the Secretary’s authority under this section.
2008—Subsec. (b)(1)(A), (B). Pub. L. 110–181 substituted “six years” for “5 years”.