(1) is of good moral character; and
(2) has received the Purple Heart for wounds received as a member, of any rank, of the Armed Forces of the United States or any foreign country during military or naval combat against an armed enemy of the United States.
(Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1382.)
|Source (U.S. Code)||Source (Statutes at Large)|
|140503||36:826.||Aug. 26, 1958, Pub. L. 85–761, §6, 72 Stat. 857.|
In this section, the text of 36:826(d) is omitted as obsolete.
In subsection (a), the words “has received” are substituted for “who have received or who may hereafter receive”, and the words “as a member” are substituted for “are, have been, or may become members”, for clarity and to eliminate unnecessary words.
In subsection (b), the word “may” is substituted for “shall have the power, moreover, to” for consistency and to eliminate unnecessary words.