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10 U.S. Code § 9434 - Command and supervision

The immediate government of the Academy is under the Superintendent, who is also the commanding officer of the Academy and of the military post.
The permanent professors and the director of admissions exercise command only in the academic department of the Academy.

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



R.S. 1311.



June 28, 1902, ch. 1300 (1st proviso under “Permanent Establishment”), 32 Stat. 409.

In subsection (a), the words “and, in his absence, the next in rank” are omitted as surplusage.

In subsection (b), reference to assimilated rank is omitted as superseded by section 9336 of this title. The words “and the associate professor” are omitted as obsolete.

Editorial Notes

2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 9334 of this title as this section.

1989—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 101–189 substituted “director of admissions” for “registrar”.

1958—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 85–600 inserted reference to registrar.

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.