Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


10:1393 (1st par., less provisos).

June 3, 1916, ch. 134, § 125 (1st par., less provisos), 39 Stat. 216.

The words “Except as otherwise provided by law” are inserted to give effect to exceptions in other revised sections of this title and to provisions of other laws giving such organizations as the Coast and Geodetic Survey and the Public Health Service permission to wear military uniforms under certain conditions.


2021—Pub. L. 116–283 substituted “Marine Corps, or Space Force” for “or Marine Corps” wherever appearing.