United States Code

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§ 7110.
Regular Army: strength in grade; general officers
(a)
Subject to section 526 of this title, the authorized strength of the Regular Army in general officers on the active-duty list is 75/10,000 of the authorized strength of the Regular Army in commissioned officers on the active-duty list.
(b)
The authorized strength of each of the following branches—
(1)
each corps of the Army Medical Department; and
(2)
the Chaplains;
in general officers on the active-duty list of the Regular Army is 5/1,000 of the authorized strength of the branch concerned in commissioned officers on the active-duty list of the Regular Army. Not more than one-half of the authorized strength in general officers in such a branch may be in a regular grade above brigadier general.
(c)
When the application of the percentages and ratios specified in this section results in a fraction, a fraction of one-half or more is counted as one, and a fraction of less than one-half is disregarded.
(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 174, § 3210; Pub. L. 85–861, § 1(66), Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1463; Pub. L. 89–603, § 1(2), Sept. 24, 1966, 80 Stat. 846; Pub. L. 90–329, June 4, 1968, 82 Stat. 170; Pub. L. 96–513, title V, § 502(5), Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2909; Pub. L. 97–22, § 5(b), July 10, 1981, 95 Stat. 128; Pub. L. 102–190, div. A, title X, § 1061(a)(20)(A), Dec. 5, 1991, 105 Stat. 1473; renumbered § 7110, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 808(b)(1), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1838.)
cite as: 10 USC 7110