B-112018, DEC 31, 1952

B-112018: Dec 31, 1952

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THERE WERE TRANSMITTED WITH YOUR LETTER FOR APPROPRIATE DISPOSITION CHECK NO. 58. IN VIEW OF THE ANSWER TO QUESTION 6 OF STANDARD FORM NO. 1055 SHOWING THAT THE FUNERAL EXPENSES HAVE BEEN PAID AND THE ANSWER TO QUESTION 7 THEREOF FAILING TO SHOW WHOSE MONEY WAS USED FOR THAT PURPOSE AND THE FAILURE TO ATTACH THE RECEIPTED BILL OF THE UNDERTAKER AS REQUIRED. THUS MAKING IT IMPOSSIBLE - WITHOUT FURTHER DEVELOPMENT - TO DETERMINE TO WHOM PAYMENT OF THE CIVILIAN PAY ITEMS IS AUTHORIZED UNDER THE OHIO LAW. THE ENTIRE CLAIM WILL BE RETAINED IN THIS OFFICE FOR NECESSARY DEVELOPMENT AND DIRECT SETTLEMENT.

B-112018, DEC 31, 1952

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LIEUTENANT COLONEL E. C. ACKERMAN, USAF:

BY LETTER DATED SEPTEMBER 22, 1952, THE DIRECTOR OF FINANCE, DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE, REFERRED TO THIS OFFICE YOUR LETTER OF FEBRUARY 21, 1952, REQUESTING AN ADVANCE DECISION ON THE CLAIMS OF LYNDON H. HOWMAN AND LAURA HOWMAN, FATHER AND MOTHER OF ROBERT W. HOWMAN, DECEASED, LATE TECHNICAL SERGEANT, GRADE E-6, 202ND TOW TARGET FLIGHT, OHIO AIR NATIONAL GUARD, FOR ARMORY DRILL PAY AND CIVILIAN PAY AS AIR TECHNICIAN, INCLUDING ACCRUED ANNUAL LEAVE, DUE THE DECEDENT AT THE DATE OF HIS DEATH, APRIL 22, 1951, SUPPORTED BY SUPPLEMENTAL ARMORY DRILL PAY ROLL OF THE SAID ORGANIZATION FOR THE PERIOD FROM APRIL 1 TO MAY 16, 1951, AND PAY ROLL FOR PERSONAL SERVICES (STANDARD FORM NO. 1128) FOR THE PERIOD FROM APRIL 16 TO 30, 1951. ALSO, THERE WERE TRANSMITTED WITH YOUR LETTER FOR APPROPRIATE DISPOSITION CHECK NO. 58,092, DATED APRIL 19, 1951, FOR $149.61, CHECK NO. 69,765, DATED MAY 9, 1951, FOR $28.58, AND CHECK NO. 70,399, DATED MAY 10, 1951, FOR $29.15, EACH IN FAVOR OF THE DECEDENT, DRAWN BY J. O. HORNBAKER, SYMBOL 225,270, REPRESENTING CIVILIAN PAY FOR THE PERIOD FROM APRIL 1 TO 15, 1951, ARMORY DRILL PAY FOR THE PERIOD FROM FEBRUARY 1 TO MARCH 31, 1951, WITH THE 202ND TOW TARGET FLIGHT, LOCKBOURNE AF BASE, OHIO, AND THE PERIOD FROM JANUARY TO MARCH 1951, WITH THE 164TH FIGHTER SQUADRON, MANSFIELD, OHIO, RESPECTIVELY.

IN VIEW OF THE ANSWER TO QUESTION 6 OF STANDARD FORM NO. 1055 SHOWING THAT THE FUNERAL EXPENSES HAVE BEEN PAID AND THE ANSWER TO QUESTION 7 THEREOF FAILING TO SHOW WHOSE MONEY WAS USED FOR THAT PURPOSE AND THE FAILURE TO ATTACH THE RECEIPTED BILL OF THE UNDERTAKER AS REQUIRED, THUS MAKING IT IMPOSSIBLE - WITHOUT FURTHER DEVELOPMENT - TO DETERMINE TO WHOM PAYMENT OF THE CIVILIAN PAY ITEMS IS AUTHORIZED UNDER THE OHIO LAW, THE ENTIRE CLAIM WILL BE RETAINED IN THIS OFFICE FOR NECESSARY DEVELOPMENT AND DIRECT SETTLEMENT.