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October 17, 1959


JAMA. 1959;171(7):1015-1016. doi:10.1001/jama.1959.03010250153016

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Appointment of Medical Officers.—  For the last two years, applications for appointment in the regular Air Force submitted by physicians who graduated from medical school in 1955 have been returned to the applicant without action. This was done because of an established limitation on the number of physicians to be appointed in the regular Air Force in any one promotion list service group. The promotion list service group in which a physician is placed in the regular Air Force is determined by his date of graduation. The situation has been restudied. Applications from any eligible physician now will be given full consideration. This is of special interest to reserve medical officers who graduated from medical school in 1955 or 1956 and whose previous applications were not favorably considered because of a lack of, or a limited number of, vacancies. Air Force regulation 36-21, dated April 29, 1959, sets

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