16 U.S. Code § 412 - Camps for military instruction; regulations for militia
The Secretary of the Army is authorized, within the limits of appropriations which may from time to time be available for such purpose, to assemble, at his discretion, in camp at such season of the year and for such period as he may designate, at such field of military maneuvers, such portions of the military forces of the United States as he may think best, to receive military instruction there.
The Secretary of the Army is further authorized to make and publish regulations governing the assembling of the National Guard or militia of the several States upon the maneuvering grounds, and he may detail instructors from the Regular Army for such forces during their exercises.
Source(May 15, 1896, ch. 182, § 2,29 Stat. 121; July 26, 1947, ch. 343, title II, § 205(a),61 Stat. 501.)
Change of Name
Department of War designated Department of the Army and title of Secretary of War changed to Secretary of the Army by section 205(a) of act July 26, 1947, ch. 343, title II, 61 Stat. 501. Section 205(a) of act July 26, 1947, was repealed by section 53 of act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 641. Section 1 of act Aug. 10, 1956, enacted “Title 10, Armed Forces” which in sections 3010 to 3013 continued military Department of the Army under administrative supervision of Secretary of the Army.
Secretary of the Air Force
For transfer of certain functions, personnel and property, insofar as they pertain to Air Force, from Secretary of the Army and Department of the Army to Secretary of the Air Force and Department of the Air Force, see Secretary of Defense Transfer Order Nos. 1, Sept. 26, 1947; 10, Apr. 27, 1948; and 40 [App. B(65)], July 22, 1949.