letterhead for the Acting Secretary of the Army
5 Dec 2003




MEMORANDUM FOR ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY
                              (MANPOWER AND RESERVE AFFAIRS)

SUBJECT: Delegation of Authority Under Section 8099, Department of Defense
               Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2004 (Public Law 108-87)



In accordance with section 30313(f), Title 10, United States Code and section 8099 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2004 (Public Law 108-87), I hereby delegated to you the authority delegated to me by the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) in the enclosed memorandum dated November 14, 2003. This involves the authority to exercise the provisions of section 7403(g), Title 38, United States Code for the health care occupations listed in section 7403(a)(2), Title 38 United States Code as well as pharmacists, audiologists and dental hygienists. The authority delegated herein may be further delegated.





// signed //
R. L. Brownlee
Acting Secretary of the Army


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