United States Code

USC most recently checked for updates: Dec 13, 2019

§ 3025.
Length of service for promotion purposes
(a)
General rule

Each officer shall be assumed to have, for promotion purposes, at least the same length of service as any other officer below that officer on the lineal list.

(b)
Exception

Notwithstanding subsection (a), an officer who has lost numbers shall be assumed to have, for promotion purposes, no greater service than the officer next above such officer in such officer’s new position on the lineal list.

(Pub. L. 107–372, title II, § 225, Dec. 19, 2002, 116 Stat. 3085.)
cite as: 33 USC 3025