B-307892, Oct 11, 2006
Navy has authority under 10 U.S.C. sect. 2261 to use its appropriated funds to purchase and present sailors with small gifts (valued at no more than $50) in order to recognize and commemorate enlistment and reenlistment, but must first promulgate regulations and assure that any recruiting gift programs that it implements are consistent with those regulations. The authority provided by section 2261 terminates on December 31, 2007.