Executive Order 12337 -- Basic Allowance for Subsistence for Uniformed Services

January 11, 1982

By the authority vested in me as President of the United States of America by Section 402(e) of Title 37, United States Code, and in order to define ``field duty'' and ``sea duty'' as they affect basic allowances for subsistence, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. Section 303(e) of Executive Order No. 11157, as amended, is further amended to read as follows:

``(e) the term ``field duty'' for purposes of the third sentence of subsection (b) of Section 402 of Title 37, United States Code, shall mean service by a member when the member is subsisted in a Government mess or with an organization drawing field rations, and --

``(1) the member is under orders with troops operating against an enemy, actual or potential; or

``(2) the member is serving with troops on maneuvers, war games, field exercises, or similar types of operations.''.

Sec. 2. Section 303 of Executive Order No. 11157, as amended, is further amended by adding thereto the following new subsection:

``(f) the term ``sea duty'' for purposes of the third sentence of subsection (b) of Section 402 of Title 37, United States Code, shall mean service performed by a member in a self-propelled vessel that is in an active status, in commission or in service and is equipped with berthing and messing facilities.''.

Sec. 3. This Order shall be effective as of September 15, 1981.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

January 11, 1982.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 10:15 a.m., January 12, 1982]