United States Code

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§ 2311.
Retirement in cases where higher grade or rating has been held

Any enlisted member who is retired under any provision of section 2304, 2305, 2306, or 2307 of this title shall be retired from active service with the highest grade or rating held by him while on active duty in which, as determined by the Secretary, his performance of duty was satisfactory, but not lower than his permanent grade or rating.

(Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, 63 Stat. 522, § 362; Aug. 3, 1950, ch. 536, § 21, 64 Stat. 407; Pub. L. 97–295, § 2(9), Oct. 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 1302; Pub. L. 98–557, § 15(a)(3)(A), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2865; Pub. L. 99–348, title II, § 205(b)(8), July 1, 1986, 100 Stat. 700; renumbered § 2311 and amended Pub. L. 115–282, title I, §§ 113(b), 123(b)(2), Dec. 4, 2018, 132 Stat. 4221, 4240.)
cite as: 14 USC 2311