(a) Presentation of Flag.—
Upon the release of a member of the Army from active duty for retirement, the Secretary of the Army shall present a United States flag to the member.
(b) Multiple Presentations Not Authorized.—
A member is not eligible for a presentation of a flag under subsection (a) if the member 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.
(Added Pub. L. 105–261, div. A, title VI, § 644(a)(1), Oct. 17, 1998, 112 Stat. 2048, § 3681; amended Pub. L. 106–65, div. A, title VI, § 652(e), Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 666; renumbered § 7251, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 808(b)(9), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1838.)