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10 U.S. Code § 9222 - Rank: commissioned officers serving under temporary appointments

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The President may, in accordance with the needs of the Air Force or the Space Force, adjust dates of rank of commissioned officers of the Air Force or the Space Force serving in temporary grades.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 529, § 8572; renumbered § 9222, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 806(b)(7), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1832; amended Pub. L. 116–283, div. A, title IX, § 923(c)(6), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 3811.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


10:506d(c) (last sentence).

Aug. 7, 1947, ch. 512, § 515(c) (last sentence), 61 Stat. 907.

The word “commissioned” is inserted for clarity, since the source statute related only to commissioned officers. The words “in his discretion, from time to time” are omitted as surplusage.

Editorial Notes

2021—Pub. L. 116–283 inserted “or the Space Force” after “the Air Force” in two places.

2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 8572 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.