10 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2012 Edition
Title 10 - ARMED FORCES
Subtitle D - Air Force
PART II - PERSONNEL
CHAPTER 845 - RANK AND COMMAND
Sec. 8581 - Command: chaplains
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§8581. Command: chaplains

An officer designated as a chaplain has rank without command.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 531.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
8581 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 Air Force.