March 22, 1961
[S. 1173]
Public Law 87-3

AN ACT

To authorize the appointment of Dwight David Eisenhower to the active list of the Regular Army, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States is authorized to appoint former President Dwight David Eisenhower to the active list of the Regular Army in his former grade, of General of the Army with his former date of rank in such grade. Dwight David Eisenhower, as a former President entitled to a monetary allowance and other benefits by the Act of August 25, 1958 (Public Law 85-745), shall not be entitled to the pay or allowances of a General of the Army.

Sec. 2. The Secretary of Defense is authorized to assign military assistants to Dwight David Eisenhower as General of the Army. The amount authorized to be expended per annum by the Administrator of General Services under section (b) of the Act of August 25, 1958 (Public Law 85-745) to provide an office staff for a former President of the United States shall be reduced by the sum of the pay and allowances of any such military assistants so assigned.

Sec. 3. Nothing herein contained shall be construed as in any way affecting or limiting the benefits provided the widow of any former President under the Act of August 25, 1958 (Public Law 85-745).

Approved March 22, 1961.