United States Code

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§ 2002.
Dependents of members of armed forces: language training
(a)
Notwithstanding section 701(b) of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 4021(b)) or any other provision of law, and under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of Defense or, with respect to the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a service in the Navy, the Secretary of Homeland Security, language training may be provided in—
(1)
a facility of the Department of Defense;
(2)
a facility of the George P. Shultz National Foreign Affairs Training Center established under section 701(a) of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 4021(a)); or
(3)
a civilian educational institution;
to a dependent of a member of the armed forces in anticipation of the member’s assignment to permanent duty outside the United States.
(b)
In this section, the term “dependent” has the same meaning that it has under section 401 of title 37.
(Added Pub. L. 89–160, § 1(1), Sept. 1, 1965, 79 Stat. 615; amended Pub. L. 91–278, § 2(1), (2), June 12, 1970, 84 Stat. 306; Pub. L. 96–465, title II, § 2206(c)(1), Oct. 17, 1980, 94 Stat. 2162; Pub. L. 97–22, § 11(a)(7), July 10, 1981, 95 Stat. 138; Pub. L. 98–525, title XIV, § 1405(30), Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2624; Pub. L. 100–180, div. A, title XII, § 1231(18)(A), Dec. 4, 1987, 101 Stat. 1161; Pub. L. 107–296, title XVII, § 1704(b)(1), Nov. 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 2314; Pub. L. 108–136, div. A, title X, § 1045(a)(4), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1612.)
cite as: 10 USC 2002