NAVY - OPNAV 1120.8
(PERS-44) APPOINTMENT OF REGULAR AND RESERVE OFFICERS IN THE MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS OF THE NAVY
|Publication Date:||14 September 2005|
To issue regulations governing:
a. Appointment of officers in the Medical Service Corps (MSC), including appointment in the Regular and Reserve components under reference (a), officers transferred from the line community or another staff corps into the MSC under reference (b), and in either component through interservice transfer from another uniformed service under references (c) and (d).
b. Voluntary recall of officers of the MSC to the active duty list.
c. Award of entry grade credit on appointment in the MSC under reference (e), sections 533 and 12207 and under references (f) and (g).
This instruction applies to all individuals appointed as Regular and Reserve officers in the MSC, including officers transferred from another uniformed service, Reserve officers transferred into the Regular component, Reserve officers recalled voluntarily to the active duty list, and officers transferred from the line community or another staff corps into the MSC.
a. Additional guidance on the transfer of Regular and Reserve officers between the services into the MSC is found in reference (b).
b. Additional guidance on the transfer of Reserve MSC officers into the Regular component of the MSC and the transfer of Regular and Reserve officers between the line and the MSC or between another staff corps and the MSC is found in references (c) and (d).