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3. QUOTAS FOR CERTAIN GRADE MILITARY OFFICERS

Executive Order 10262—June 28, 1951

SUSPENSION OF PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATIONS FOR PROMOTION OF

MEDICAL, DENTAL, AND VETERINARY OFFICERS IN THE REGULAR ARMY AND AIR FORCE

By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 507 (b) of the Officer Personnel Act of 1947 (61 Stat. 893), it is hereby ordered as follows:

The operation of all provisions of law requiring professional examinations for promotion in the Regular Army of officers of the Medical, Dental, and Veterinary Corps, and in the United States Air Force of officers designated as medical, dental, and veterinary officers thereof, are hereby suspended for the duration of the national emergency proclaimed by Proclamation No. 2914 of December 16, 1950.

HARRY S. TRUMAN

Executive Order 10379—August 2, 1952 SUSPENSION OF THE OPERATION OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE

OFFICER PERSONNEL ACT OF 1947 APPLICABLE TO THE RETIREMENT OF COLONELS OF THE REGULAR ARMY AND THE REGULAR AIR FORCE

By virtue of the authority vested in me by subsection (f) of section 514 of the Officer Personnel Act of 1947 (61 Stat. 906), and as President of the United States, it is ordered that the operation of the provisions of paragraph 3, subsection (d), section 514 of the said Officer Personnel Act of 1947, applicable to the mandatory retirement of colonels of the Regular Army and the Regular Air Force be, and it is hereby, suspended for the duration of the emergency proclaimed by Proclamation No. 2914 of December 16, 1950, or until June 30, 1957, whichever is earlier, but only with respect to such colonels of the Regular Army and the Regular Air Force as the appropriate Secretary shall, in his discretion, select for retention on the active list from among those who but for the suspension made by this order would be eliminated from the active list and retired pursuant to the provisions of the said paragraph 3, subsection (d), section 514: Provided, that in no event shall the total number of officers so selected by the appropriate Secretary for retention exceed sixty per cent of the total number of officers in the respective service who but for the suspension made by this order would be eliminated from the active list and retired, after the date hereof, pursuant to the provisions of the said paragraph 3, subsection (d), section 514: And provided further, that such selection shall be based upon military needs, the qualifications of the officers selected, and such other factors as the appropriate Secretary may deem appropriate, and shall be effected in accordance with rules and regulations prescribed by the said Secretary, with the approval of the Secretary of Defense.

HARRY S. TRUMAN

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WHEREAS the Commander in Chief, Caribbean, is responsible, subject to the authority of the President, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the Army, and the Joint Chiefs of Staff, for the military security, protection, and defense of the Canal Zone;

WHEREAS the Canal Zone Government, under the Governor of the Canal Zone and subject to the supervision of the Secretary of the Army, is charged, except as otherwise provided by law, with the performance of various duties connected with the civil government, including protection, of the Canal Zone;

WHEREAS as a practical matter, the aforesaid duties of the Commander and the Governor are not wholly mutually exclusive, particularly in time of emergency; and

WHEREAS it is necessary to make appropriate arrangements concerning the security of the Canal Zone during the present emergency:

Now, THEREFORE, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and statutes, including the Canal Zone Code, and as President of the United States and Commander in Chief of the armed forces of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows:

1. As between the Commander in Chief, Caribbean, and Governor of the Canal Zone, the views of the former shall prevail with respect to determinations as to whether any aspect of the protection of the Canal Zone pertains to its military security, protection, and defense, as distinguished from the protection afforded by the civil authorities. Should the Governor of the Canal Zone disagree with any specific decision of the Commander in Chief, Caribbean, under this paragraph, the said Governor may, through the Secretary of the Army or through the Board of Directors of the Panama Canal Company, as may be appropriate, appeal such decision to the President. Pending any modification of the said decision by the President pursuant to appeal, such decision shall remain binding and effective. The provisions of this paragraph shall remain in force until the termination of the emergency proclaimed by the President December 16, 1950. 2. Executive Order No. 2382 of May 17, 1916, is hereby revoked.

HARRY S. TRUMAN

Executive Order 10616—June 21, 1955

SUSPENSION OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE OFFICER PERSONNEL

ACT OF 1947, AS AMENDED, WHICH RELATE TO OFFICERS OF THE MARINE CORPS OF THE GRADE OF BRIGADIER GENERAL

By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 426 (c) of the Office Personnel Act of 1947, as amended by section 1 (h) of the act of June 30, 1951, 65 Stat. 109, it is ordered as follows:

1. The operation of those provisions of Title III of the Officer Personnel Act of 1947, as amended, which relate to the service-in-grade requirements of officers of the Marine Corps of the grade of brigadier general for eligibility for consideration by a selection board for temporary promotion to the grade of major general is hereby suspended until June 30 of the fiscal year following that in which the national emergency proclaimed by Proclamation No. 2914 of December 16, 1950 shall end. 2. This order shall become effective on July 1, 1955.

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

Executive Order 10617—June 28, 1955

SUSPENSION OF THE OPERATION OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE

OFFICER PERSONNEL ACT OF 1947 APPLICABLE TO THE RETIREMENT OF COLONELS OF THE REGULAR ARMY

By virtue of the authority vested in me by subsection (f) of section 514 of the Officer Personnel Act of 1947 (61 Stat. 906), it is ordered as follows:

The operation of those provisions of paragraph 3, subsection (d), section 514 of the Officer Personnel Act of 1947 which are applicable to the mandatory retirement of colonels of the Regular Army is hereby suspended until termination of the emergency proclaimed by Proclamation No. 2914 of December 16, 1950, or until June 30, 1957, or until a late specified by the Secretary of the Army, whichever is earliest, with respect to any colonel of the Regular Army who holds a temporary grade higher than that of colonel and whom the Secretary of the Army, in his discretion, selects for retention on the active list in the public interest.

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

Executive Order 10632-August 19, 1955

SUSPENSION OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE OFFICER PERSONNEL

ACT OF 1947, AS AMENDED, WHICH RELATE TO THE PROMOTION OF OFFICERS OF THE MEDICAL CORPS AND DENTAL CORPS OF THE NAVY

By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 426 (c) of the Officer Personnel Act of 1947, as amended by section 1 (h) of the act of June 30, 1951, 65 Stat. 109, it is ordered as follows:

Except as to the provision which reads,

“The number to be furnished the board in respect to the temporary promotion of officers not restricted in the performance of duty to the grades of captain and commander *** shall be determined by the Secretary of the Navy as of the date of the convening of the board”, the operation of the provisions of paragraph (2) of section 308 (b) of the Officer Personnel Act of 1947 (61 Stat. 817) to the extent that such provisions are applicable to the Medical Corps and Dental Corps is hereby suspended until June 30 of the fiscal year following that in which the national emergency proclaimed by Proclamation No. 2914 of December 16, 1950, shall end.

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

Executive Order 10725-August 16, 1957

SUSPENSION OF THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 5751(b) OF TITLE 10,

UNITED STATES CODE, WHICH RELATES TO OFFICERS OF THE MARINE CORPS OF THE GRADE OF CAPTAIN

By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 5785 (a) of title 10 of the United States Code, and finding that the needs of the Marine Corps so require, it is ordered as follows:

1. The operation of the provision of section 5751 (b) of title 10 of the United States Code which relates to the service-in-grade requirement for officers of the Marine Corps of the grade of captain for eligibility for consideration by a selection board for promotion to the next higher grade is hereby suspended until June 30, 1958.

2. This order supersedes Executive Order No. 10546 of July 16, 1954, entitled “Suspension of Certain Provisions of the Officer Personnel Act of 1917, as amended, Which Relate to Officers of the Marine Corps of the Grades of First Lieutenant and Captain."

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

Executive Order 10780—September 2, 1958

SUSPENSION OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF SECTION 5762(a) OF TITLE

10 OF THE UNITED STATES CODE WHICH RELATE TO THE PROMOTION OF OFFICERS OF THE SUPPLY CORPS, CHAPLAIN CORPS, CIVIL ENGINEER CORPS, AND MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS OF THE NAVY

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By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 5785 (b) of title 10 of the United States Code, it is ordered as follows:

Except as to the provisions which, as amended by section 201 (9) (A) of the act of August 21, 1957, 71 Stat. 383, reads,

The Secretary of the Navy shall furnish the appropriate selection board convened under chapter 543 of this title with the number of officers, not restricted in the performance of duty, other than women officers appointed under section 5590 of this title, that may be recommended for promotion to the grade of captain or commander in the Medical Corps, the Supply Corps, the Chaplain Corps, the Civil Engineer Corps,

Dental Corps, or the Medical Service Corps, the provisions of section 5762 (a) of title 10 of the United States Code, to the extent that such provisions are applicable to promotions to the grade of commander in the Supply Corps, the Chaplain Corps, the Civil Engineers Corps, and the Medical Service Corps, are hereby suspended until June 30 of the fiscal year following that in which the national emergency proclaimed by Proclamation No. 2914 of December 16, 1950, shall end.

DIVIGHT D. EISENHOWER

Executive Order 10781-September 2, 1958 SUSPENSION OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF SECTION 5764(a) OF TITLE

10 OF THE UNITED STATES CODE WHICH RELATE TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ZONES FOR THE PROMOTION OF MALE OFFICERS OF THE NAVY

By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 5785 (b) of title 10 of the United States Code, it is ordered as follows: Except as to the provisions which read,

The Secretary of the Navy shall establish a promotion zone in each grade for male officers in the line of the Navy not restricted in the performance of duty when he convenes a selection board under chapter 543 of this title to consider officers in that grade for recommendation for promotion to the next higher grade. The promotion zone in each grade shall be composed of that number of the most senior such officers under consideration, who are eligible for selection for promotion to the next higher grade and who have not previously

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