10 U.S. Code § 9036. Surgeon General: appointment; duties
2016—Pub. L. 114–328 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “There is a Surgeon General of the Air Force who is appointed by the President by and with the advice and consent of the Senate from officers of the Air Force who are in the Air Force medical department. The Surgeon General, while so serving, has the grade of lieutenant general.”
1986—Pub. L. 99–433 substituted a semicolon for the comma in section catchline.