10 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2012 Edition
Title 10 - ARMED FORCES
Subtitle B - Army
PART II - PERSONNEL
CHAPTER 345 - RANK AND COMMAND
Sec. 3581 - Command: chaplains
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§3581. Command: chaplains

A chaplain has rank without command.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 206.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
3581 10:235. R.S. 1122.

The words “and shall be on the same footing with other officers of the Army, as to tenure of office, retirement, and pensions” are omitted as obsolete, since there is no distinction between the status of a chaplain as an officer and the status of other officers of the Army.