[USC02] 10 USC 9066: Regular Air Force: composition
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10 USC 9066: Regular Air Force: composition Text contains those laws in effect on March 3, 2021

§9066. Regular Air Force: composition

(a) The Regular Air Force is the component of the Air Force that consists of persons whose continuous service on active duty in both peace and war is contemplated by law, and of retired members of the Regular Air Force.

(b) The Regular Air Force includes-

(1) the officers and enlisted members of the Regular Air Force;

(2) the professors, registrar, and cadets at the United States Air Force Academy; and

(3) the retired officers and enlisted members of the Regular Air Force.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 496 , §8075; Pub. L. 85–600, §1(13), Aug. 6, 1958, 72 Stat. 523 ; renumbered §9075, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, §806(c), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1833 ; renumbered §9066, Pub. L. 116–92, div. A, title IX, §952(b)(1), Dec. 20, 2019, 133 Stat. 1561 .)

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



10:1832 (less (a)).

Sept. 19, 1951, ch. 407, §302, 65 Stat. 329 ; Apr. 1, 1954, ch. 127, §7, 68 Stat. 48 .

In subsection (b), the words "holding appointments or enlisted in the Regular Air Force as now or hereafter provided by law", "and such other persons as are now or may hereafter be specified by law", and "commissioned * * * warrant officers" are omitted as surplusage, since the revised section lists all persons in the Regular Air Force. 10:1832(b) (last sentence) is omitted as executed.


2019-Pub. L. 116–92 renumbered section 9075 of this title as this section.

2018-Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 8075 of this title as section 9075 of this title.

1958-Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 85–600 included the registrar of the Air Force Academy.

Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–232 effective Feb. 1, 2019, with provision for the coordination of amendments and special rule for certain redesignations, see section 800 of Pub. L. 115–232, set out as a note preceding section 3001 of this title.