CHAPTER 37

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 247

AN ACT TO PERMIT THE DELAWARE ADJUTANT GENERAL TO PLACE RETIRING MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM DUNCAN ONTO THE RETIRED LIST OF THE DELAWARE NATIONAL GUARD AT THE GRADE OF LIEUTENANT GENERAL.

WHEREAS, subsection (d) of Section 133, Chapter 1, Title 20, Delaware Code permits all officers and enlisted personnel who shall have served actively 25 years or more in the Delaware National Guard, upon their own request, to be placed upon the retired list at the grade next higher to that held by them at the time of their application, in recognition of long and faithful service; and

WHEREAS, upon his retirement William Duncan will have served actively in the Delaware National Guard for 24 years and 4 months; and

WHEREAS, William Duncan has also actively served in the United States Army for 2 years, 11 months and 26 days, the United States Army Reserve for 3 months and 25 days, and the Pennsylvania National Guard for 7 years, 5 months and 11 days; and

WHEREAS, William Duncan desires to be placed upon the Delaware National Guard retired list at the grade next higher to that held by him at the time of his application in recognition of his long and faithful service.

NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. That the Delaware Adjutant General is hereby permitted to place William Duncan upon the Delaware National Guard retired list at the grade of Lieutenant General notwithstanding the 25 year minimum requirement found in §133(d), Chapter 1, Title 20, Delaware Code.

Approved June 5, 1987.