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10 U.S. Code § 8584 - Age of retirement

A civilian member may be retired at any time after his sixty-fifth birthday, and shall be retired by June 30 following that birthday. However, in any special case the Secretary of the Navy may defer the retirement of a member until a date not later than the member’s seventieth birthday.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 439, § 7084; renumbered § 8584, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 807(c)(1), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1836.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


34 U.S.C. 1073b.

Jan. 16, 1936, ch. 3, § 3, 49 Stat. 1092.

The words “individual and” are omitted as surplusage.

Editorial Notes

2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 7084 of this title as this section.

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.