36 U.S. Code § 190307. Exclusive right to name, seals, emblems, and badges

The corporation has the exclusive right to use the names “The Retired Enlisted Association, Incorporated”, “The Retired Enlisted Association”, “Retired Enlisted Association”, and “TREA” and seals, emblems, and badges the corporation adopts. This section does not affect any vested rights.

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



Oct. 23, 1992, Pub. L. 102–484, title XVIII, § 1836, 106 Stat. 2586.

The words “sole” and “lawfully” are omitted as unnecessary. The last sentence is substituted for “Nothing in this section may be construed to conflict or interfere with rights that are established or vested before October 23, 1992” for consistency in the revised title and to eliminate unnecessary words.