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192.18 RETIREMENT.

Subdivision 1.Officers and warrant officers.

Whenever the federal recognition of an officer or warrant officer of the National Guard is withdrawn, that officer's commission in the Minnesota National Guard shall be terminated, except that any officer or warrant officer who shall have served in the Minnesota National Guard for a period of not less than 20 years and any officer or warrant officer who becomes disabled in line of duty while in the service of the state or of the United States and is thereby made incapable of performing military duties may, upon application therefor, be placed in a retired status and that officer's name shall be placed on a roll in the Office of the Adjutant General to be known as the "roll of retired officers."

Subd. 2.Enlisted members.

Any enlisted member who completes not less than 20 years of service in the National Guard and is honorably discharged and any enlisted member of the Minnesota National Guard who becomes disabled in the line of duty while in the service of the state or of the United States and is thereby made incapable of performing military duties may, upon application therefor, be placed in retired status and that enlisted member's name shall be placed on a roll in the Office of the Adjutant General to be known as the "roll of retired enlisted members."

Subd. 3.Wearing uniform.

Officers, warrant officers, or enlisted personnel in retired status shall be entitled to wear, when not in conflict with federal law, on state and other occasions of ceremony, the uniform of the rank last held by those personnel.