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10 U.S. Code § 8412 - Aviation cadets: benefits

Except as provided in section 402(a) and (b) of title 37, aviation cadets or their beneficiaries are entitled to the same allowances, pensions, gratuities, and other benefits as are provided for enlisted members in pay grade E–4. While on active duty, an aviation cadet is entitled to uniforms, clothing, and equipment at the expense of the United States.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 426, § 6912; Pub. L. 85–861, § 1(147)(A), Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1513; Pub. L. 87–649, § 6(f)(6), Sept. 7, 1962, 76 Stat. 494; renumbered § 8412, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 807(c)(1), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1836.)

Historical and Revision Notes

1956 Act

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)

6912(a), (b)

34 U.S.C. 850c.

Aug. 4, 1942, ch. 547, § 4, 56 Stat. 737; Oct. 12, 1949, ch. 681, § 527, 63 Stat. 837; May 19, 1952, ch. 310, § 1(e) (as applicable to § 527), 66 Stat. 80.


34 U.S.C. 850e.

Aug. 4, 1942, ch. 547, § 6, 56 Stat. 738.

In subsection (b) the words “and at the same rates” are omitted as covered by the words “on the same basis”.

In subsection (c) the words “enlisted members in pay grade E–4” are substituted for “enlisted men of the fourth pay grade” to conform to the terminology of the Career Compensation Act of 1949 (37 U.S.C. 231 et seq.). The words “by law or regulation” are omitted as surplusage. The words “and the premiums on their life insurance” are omitted as impliedly repealed by § 10 of the Insurance Act of 1951, 65 Stat. 37, which provided that such premium payments shall not be made by the Government.

1958 Act

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


[No source].

[No source].

Section 6912 is amended by eliminating subsections (a) (less clause (4)) and (b) and by substituting a reference to section 301 of the Career Compensation Act of 1949 for the reference to subsection (a) in former subsection (c). The substance of former subsections (a) (less clause (4)) and (b) is covered by the Career Compensation Act, as amended by the Act of March 31, 1955 (69 Stat. 19) and section 10 of this Act.

Editorial Notes

2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 6912 of this title as this section.

1962—Pub. L. 87–649 substituted “section 402(a) and (b) of title 37” for “section 251(a) of title 37”.

1958—Pub. L. 85–861 substituted “benefits” for “pay and allowances” in section catchline, and struck out provisions which prescribed the rate of pay of cadets, which authorized them to receive the same allowances for subsistence as prescribed for officers, which related to the furnishing of quarters, medical care and hospitalization, and which authorized transportation and expenses while traveling under orders.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–232 effective Feb. 1, 2019, with provision for the coordination of amendments and special rule for certain redesignations, see section 800 of Pub. L. 115–232, set out as a note preceding section 3001 of this title.

Effective Date of 1962 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 87–649 effective Nov. 1, 1962, see section 15 of Pub. L. 87–649, set out as an Effective Date note preceding section 101 of Title 37, Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services.