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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 23: Officers; appointment

Section 23. (a) Brigadier generals shall be appointed by the commander-in-chief upon recommendation of their superior commander, if any, from the colonels who have had active service for at least 2 years as a colonel.

(b) Regimental and separate organization commanders shall be appointed by the commander-in-chief upon the recommendation of superior commanders, if any.

(c) All other officers shall be appointed by the commander-in-chief upon the recommendation of appropriate commanders, approved by superior commanders.