A-67941, DECEMBER 16, 1935, 15 COMP. GEN. 518

A-67941: Dec 16, 1935

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IS ORDERED TO DUTY AT ANOTHER PERMANENT STATION. IS ENTITLED ONLY TO PAYMENT FOR NECESSARY TRAVEL OF HIS WIFE BETWEEN PERMANENT STATION FROM WHICH DETACHED AND THE NEW PERMANENT DUTY STATION. IS HEREBY REVOKED. 2. YOU WILL PROCEED AND REPORT TO THE COMMANDING OFFICER OF THE RECEIVING SHIP AT NEW YORK FOR TEMPORARY DUTY. 4. YOU WILL REGARD YOURSELF DETACHED FROM DUTY ON BOARD THE RECEIVING SHIP AT NEW YORK AND FROM SUCH OTHER DUTY AS MAY HAVE BEEN ASSIGNED YOU IN TIME TO PROCEED TO SAN FRANCISCO. YOU WILL PROCEED TO PEARL HARBOR. THE EFFECT OF YOUR ORDERS AS MODIFIED IS TO DIRECT YOU TO PROCEED TO YOUR HOME AND AWAIT ORDERS BETWEEN YOUR DETACHMENT FROM THE U.S.S. FROM THERE SHE WAS FURNISHED TRANSPORTATION ON THE UNITED STATES ARMY TRANSPORT REPUBLIC ON MARCH 23.

A-67941, DECEMBER 16, 1935, 15 COMP. GEN. 518

TRANSPORTATION OF DEPENDENTS - NAVY OFFICER - ASSIGNMENT TO NEW PERMANENT -DUTY STATION WHILE AT HOME AWAITING RETIREMENT AN OFFICER OF THE NAVY DETACHED FROM PERMANENT STATION AND ORDERED TO PROCEED TO HIS HOME, AND UPON BEING PLACED ON THE RETIRED LIST TO REGARD HIMSELF RELIEVED FROM ALL ACTIVE DUTY IN THE NAVY, WHO, BEFORE RETIREMENT, IS ORDERED TO DUTY AT ANOTHER PERMANENT STATION, IS ENTITLED ONLY TO PAYMENT FOR NECESSARY TRAVEL OF HIS WIFE BETWEEN PERMANENT STATION FROM WHICH DETACHED AND THE NEW PERMANENT DUTY STATION.

COMPTROLLER GENERAL MCCARL TO LIEUTENANT J. S. HAUGHEY, UNITED STATES NAVY, DECEMBER 16, 1935:

THERE HAS BEEN RECEIVED YOUR REQUEST FOR REVIEW OF SETTLEMENT OF OCTOBER 31, 1934, OF YOUR CLAIM FOR PAYMENT OF TRANSPORTATION OF DEPENDENTS (WIFE) UNDER ORDERS OF NOVEMBER 12, 1932, AND FEBRUARY 8, 1933.

THE ORDERS OF NOVEMBER 12, 1932, DIRECTED YOUR DETACHMENT FROM DUTY ON BOARD THE U.S.S. ARCTIC, AT SAN DIEGO, CALIF., WITH DIRECTION UPON DISCHARGE FROM TREATMENT AT THE UNITED STATES NAVAL HOSPITAL, SAN DIEGO, CALIF., TO PROCEED TO YOUR HOME AND AWAIT ORDERS; AND UPON BEING PLACED ON THE RETIRED LIST OF OFFICERS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY TO REGARD YOURSELF RELIEVED FROM ALL ACTIVE DUTY IN THE UNITED STATES NAVY. THE ORDERS OF FEBRUARY 28, 1933, PROVIDE:

1. THE UNCOMPLETED PORTION OF YOUR ORDERS OF 12 NOVEMBER, 1932, RELIEVING YOU OF ALL ACTIVE DUTY IN THE U.S. NAVY, IS HEREBY REVOKED.

2. YOU WILL PROCEED AND REPORT TO THE COMMANDING OFFICER OF THE RECEIVING SHIP AT NEW YORK FOR TEMPORARY DUTY.

4. YOU WILL REGARD YOURSELF DETACHED FROM DUTY ON BOARD THE RECEIVING SHIP AT NEW YORK AND FROM SUCH OTHER DUTY AS MAY HAVE BEEN ASSIGNED YOU IN TIME TO PROCEED TO SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF., AND REPORT TO THE COMMANDANT, TWELFTH NAVAL DISTRICT, FOR PASSAGE VIA THE ARMY TRANSPORT REPUBLIC, SAILING ON 23 MARCH, 1933.

5. UPON ARRIVAL AT HONOLULU, T.H., YOU WILL PROCEED TO PEARL HARBOR,T.H., AND REPORT TO THE COMMANDING OFFICER, FLEET AIR BASE, FOR DUTY.

THE EFFECT OF YOUR ORDERS AS MODIFIED IS TO DIRECT YOU TO PROCEED TO YOUR HOME AND AWAIT ORDERS BETWEEN YOUR DETACHMENT FROM THE U.S.S. ARCTIC, AND YOUR ASSIGNMENT TO DUTY AT PEARL HARBOR.

YOU STATE IN YOUR CLAIM THAT YOUR WIFE TRAVELED WITH YOU IN YOUR PRIVATELY OWNED AUTOMOBILE FROM SAN DIEGO, CALIF., TO YOUR HOME AT QUEENS VILLAGE, LONG ISLAND, N.Y., COMPLETING THE TRAVEL ON FEBRUARY 4, 1933. ALSO, THAT UNDER THE SECOND ORDERS, YOUR WIFE TRAVELED IN YOUR PRIVATELY OWNED AUTOMOBILE WITH YOU FROM YOUR HOME AT QUEENS VILLAGE, LONG ISLAND, N.Y., TO SAN DIEGO, LIF., AND FROM THERE SHE WAS FURNISHED TRANSPORTATION ON THE UNITED STATES ARMY TRANSPORT REPUBLIC ON MARCH 23, 1933, FOR PASSAGE TO YOUR DUTY STATION AT PEARL HARBOR. THE SETTLEMENT HELD THAT THE ONLY PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION INVOLVED IN THESE ORDERS WAS FROM SAN DIEGO, CALIF., THE HOME PORT OF THE U.S.S. ARCTIC, WHEN YOU WERE DETACHED, TO THE FLEET AIR BASE AT PEARL HARBOR, T.H., AND ALLOWED YOU PAYMENT FOR TRAVEL OF YOUR WIFE FROM SAN DIEGO, CALIF., TO SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF., IN THE AMOUNT OF $27.44.

THE SETTLEMENT WAS IN ACCORD WITH THE DECISION OF THE COMPTROLLER OF THE TREASURY MARCH 2, 1921, 27 COMP. DEC. 769, WHICH HAS NOT BEEN MODIFIED. SEE ALSO, 2 COMP. GEN. 638. ACCORDINGLY, UPON REVIEW, THE SETTLEMENT IS FOUND TO BE CORRECT, AND IS SUSTAINED.