2015—Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 114–92, § 631(c)(4)(A), substituted “calculated by multiplying the retired pay base determined under section 1406 of title 10 by the retired pay multiplier determined under section 1409 of such title for the numbers of years of service credited to the officer under this paragraph” for “at the rate of 2½ per centum of the basic pay of the highest grade held by him as such officer”.
Subsec. (a)(4)(E). Pub. L. 114–92, § 631(c)(4)(B), added subpar. (E).
1990—Subsec. (d)(4). Pub. L. 101–509 added par. (4).
1986—Subsec. (a)(6). Pub. L. 99–348 amended par. (6) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (6) read as follows: “In computing retired pay under paragraph (4) or (5) in the case of any commissioned officer who first became a member of a uniformed service on or after September 8, 1980, the monthly retired pay base computed under section 1407(h) of title 10 shall be used in lieu of using the basic pay of the highest grade held by him as such officer.”
1983—Subsec. (a)(7). Pub. L. 98–94, § 922(d), added par. (7).
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 98–94, § 923(f), substituted “each full month of service that is in addition to the number of full years of service credited to an officer is counted as one-twelfth of a year and any remaining fractional part of a month is disregarded” for “a part of a year that is six months or more is counted as a whole year, and a part of a year that is less than six months is disregarded”.
1981—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 97–35 substituted “shall, if he applies for retirement, be retired on or after” for “shall be retired on”, and substituted provisions relating to involuntary retirement as a result of age, for provisions relating to inapplicability to the Surgeon General.
Pub. L. 97–25 inserted provision that this paragraph does not apply to Surgeon General.
1980—Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 96–342, § 813(h)(2)(A), substituted “Except as provided in paragraph (6), a” for “A”.
Subsec. (a)(5). Pub. L. 96–342, § 813(h)(2)(B), substituted “except as provided in paragraph (6), his” for “his”.
Subsec. (a)(6). Pub. L. 96–342, § 813(h)(2)(C), added par. (6).
1979—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 96–76 struck out requirement respecting active service for purposes of credit.
1970—Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 91–253 inserted “plus” after the semicolon at end of cl. (ii) and added cl. (iii).
1960—Pub. L. 86–415 amended section generally, and among other changes, authorized retirement of commissioned officers who have had less than 30 years of active service any time after the completion of 20 years of active service, permitted persons who have served as Deputy Surgeons General or Assistant Surgeons General for four or more years and who have had at least 25 years of active service to retire voluntarily at any time, provided for the recall to active duty of officers of the Reserve Corps entitled to retired pay under subsection (a) of this section during such times as the Corps constitutes a branch of the land or naval forces of the United States, authorized credit, for retirement purposes, of active service in the uniformed services and limited to five years the crediting of active service with the Public Health Service other than as a commissioned officer, and established the methods for computation of retired pay for active duty officers retiring for age or length of service.
1956—Subsec. (a). Act Apr. 27, 1956, § 5(a), authorized crediting of noncommissioned service for purposes of retirement.
Subsec. (b)(1). Act Apr. 27, 1956, § 5(b), authorized crediting of noncommissioned service in the Service for purposes of retirement.
Subsec. (c). Act Apr. 27, 1956, § 5(c), permitted recall of retired officers of the Regular Corps without their consent whenever the Regular Corps has military status, and authorized recall of retired officers of the Regular or Reserve Corps with their consent at any time.
Subsec. (g). Act Aug. 10, 1956, provided for crediting of service for purposes of retirement or separation for physical disability under chapter 61 of title 10.
1949—Subsec. (a). Act Oct. 12, 1949, redesignated subsec. (b) as (a), substituted “subsection (b)” for “subsection (c)” and repealed former subsec. (a) relating to retirement for disability or disease.
Subsec. (b). Act Oct. 12, 1949, redesignated subsec. (c) as (b) and struck out reference to retirement for disability or disease. Former subsec. (b) redesignated (a).
Subsec. (c). Act Oct. 12, 1949, redesignated subsec. (d) as (c) and struck out reference to recovery from a disability. Former subsec. (c) redesignated (b).
Subsecs. (d) to (f). Act Oct. 12, 1949, redesignated subsecs. (e) to (g) as (d) to (f), respectively. Former subsec. (d) redesignated (c).
Subsecs. (g), (h). Act Oct. 12, 1949, redesignated subsec. (h) as (g) and amended subsection generally to relate to retirement or separation for physical disability. Former subsec. (g) redesignated (f).
1948—Subsec. (b). Act Feb. 28, 1948, inserted length of service for retirement purposes.
Subsec. (c)(2). Act Feb. 28, 1948, made subdivision applicable to grade of Assistant Surgeon General.
Subsec. (d). Act Feb. 28, 1948, substituted “under the provisions of subsection (b) of this section” for “for age”.
Subsecs. (g), (h). Act Feb. 28, 1948, added subsecs. (g) and (h).