March 14,1948
S. 1532
Public Law 326

AN ACT

To authorize the appointment of certain persons as permanent brigadier generals of the line of the Regular Army.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, is authorized to appoint as permanent brigadier generals of the line of the Regular Army the following persons : Hoyt S. Vandenberg, presently serving in the temporary grade of lieutenant general in the Army of the United States: James H. Doolittle, presently serving in the temporary grade of lieutenant general in the Army of the United States; Raymond S. McLain, presently serving in the temporary grade of lieutenant general in the Army of the United States; Curtis E. LeMay, presently serving in the temporary grade of major general in the Army of the United States; and Lauris Norstad, presently serving in the temporary grade of major general in the Army of the United States.

Sec. 2. Any persons appointed pursuant to the provisions of the first section of this Act shall be counted for the purposes of provisions of law establishing the authorized number of brigadier generals of the line of the Regular Army.

Approved March 14, 1946.