B-120521, JUL. 29, 1955

B-120521: Jul 29, 1955

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USAF: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTERS OF MAY 24 AND SEPTEMBER 23. YOU WERE TRANSFERRED FROM DUTY AT VANCE AIR FORCE BASE. YOU WERE TRANSFERRED FROM THAT TEMPORARY DUTY STATION TO DUTY AT GREAT FALLS AIR FORCE BASE. WERE PACKED IN SAN ANTONIO. YOUR PAY ACCOUNT WAS CHARGED WITH EXCESS PACKING COSTS OF $14.48. WERE SHIPPED BY MOTOR TRUCK FROM SAN ANTONIO. 860 POUNDS WAS SHIPPED BY VAN FROM ENID. YOU WERE ENTITLED UNDER PARAGRAPH 8007-3 OF THE JOINT TRAVEL REGULATIONS TO THE PACKING AND SHIPPING AT GOVERNMENT EXPENSE OF YOUR TEMPORARY CHANGE OF STATION WEIGHT ALLOWANCE OF EFFECTS FROM YOUR TEMPORARY DUTY STATION. YOU WERE ENTITLED UNDER PARAGRAPHS 8009 AND 8050-3 OF THE JOINT TRAVEL REGULATIONS TO THE PACKING AND TRANSPORTATION AT GOVERNMENT EXPENSE OF HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS.

B-120521, JUL. 29, 1955

TO CAPTAIN RUDOLPH J. HAMBORZKY, USAF:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTERS OF MAY 24 AND SEPTEMBER 23, 1954, REQUESTING REVIEW OF SETTLEMENT DATED APRIL 29, 1954, WHICH DISALLOWED YOUR CLAIM FOR $14.48 CHECKED IN YOUR PAY ACCOUNT FOR EXCESS COST OF PACKING AND HAULING HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS IN SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, INCIDENT TO ORDERS DATED MAY 25, 1953.

BY ORDERS DATED APRIL 1, 1953, YOU WERE TRANSFERRED FROM DUTY AT VANCE AIR FORCE BASE, OKLAHOMA, TO RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, TEXAS, FOR TEMPORARY DUTY TO ATTEND A COURSE OF INSTRUCTION FOR LESS THAN 20 WEEKS' DURATION. BY ORDERS DATED MAY 25, 1953, YOU WERE TRANSFERRED FROM THAT TEMPORARY DUTY STATION TO DUTY AT GREAT FALLS AIR FORCE BASE, MONTANA. ON MAY 29, 1953, HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS WEIGHING 1,252 POUNDS, INCLUDING 94 POUNDS OF PROFESSIONAL BOOKS, WERE PACKED IN SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, FOR SHIPMENT TO GREAT FALLS, MONTANA, AT GOVERNMENT EXPENSE OF $43.37, PAID ON VOUCHER NO. 31239, JUNE 1953 ACCOUNTS OF C. H. READOUT. ON THE BASIS THAT THE WEIGHT OF THE EFFECTS, EXCLUSIVE OF PROFESSIONAL BOOKS, PACKED IN SAN ANTONIO EXCEEDED YOUR MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED TEMPORARY CHANGE OF STATION WEIGHT ALLOWANCE OF 600 POUNDS, PLUS 25 PERCENT FOR PACKING MATERIALS, YOUR PAY ACCOUNT WAS CHARGED WITH EXCESS PACKING COSTS OF $14.48. THE EFFECTS, SHOWN AS WEIGHING 1,377 POUNDS, WERE SHIPPED BY MOTOR TRUCK FROM SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, TO GREAT FALLS, MONTANA, ON GOVERNMENT BILL OF LADING NO. AF-1472020, DATED JUNE 10, 1953, AT A COST OF $121.87. ANOTHER LOT OF EFFECTS WEIGHING 2,860 POUNDS WAS SHIPPED BY VAN FROM ENID, OKLAHOMA, TO GREAT FALLS, MONTANA, ON GOVERNMENT BILL OF LADING NO. AF-1555022, DATED JUNE 1953, AT A COST OF $264.26 FOR TRANSPORTATION AND $19.50 FOR PACKING.

INCIDENT TO THE ORDERS OF MAY 25, 1953, YOU WERE ENTITLED UNDER PARAGRAPH 8007-3 OF THE JOINT TRAVEL REGULATIONS TO THE PACKING AND SHIPPING AT GOVERNMENT EXPENSE OF YOUR TEMPORARY CHANGE OF STATION WEIGHT ALLOWANCE OF EFFECTS FROM YOUR TEMPORARY DUTY STATION, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, TO YOUR PERMANENT DUTY STATION, GREAT FALLS, MONTANA. INCIDENT TO YOUR ORDERED PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION FROM VANCE AIR FORCE BASE, OKLAHOMA, TO GREAT FALLS, MONTANA, WITH INTERVENING TEMPORARY DUTY UNDER INSTRUCTION AT RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, TEXAS, YOU WERE ENTITLED UNDER PARAGRAPHS 8009 AND 8050-3 OF THE JOINT TRAVEL REGULATIONS TO THE PACKING AND TRANSPORTATION AT GOVERNMENT EXPENSE OF HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS, WITHIN YOUR AUTHORIZED PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION WEIGHT ALLOWANCE OF 8,500 POUNDS, FROM YOUR OLD DUTY STATION, ENID,OKLAHOMA, TO YOUR NEW DUTY STATION, GREAT FALLS, MONTANA, OR BETWEEN OTHER POINTS AT NO GREATER COST. HENCE, IN ADDITION TO THE SHIPMENT OF EFFECTS FROM ENID TO GREAT FALLS, YOU WERE ENTITLED TO THE PACKING AND SHIPPING AT GOVERNMENT EXPENSE OF EFFECTS IN EXCESS OF YOUR TEMPORARY CHANGE OF STATION WEIGHT ALLOWANCE AS MADE BY MOTOR TRUCK FROM SAN ANTONIO TO GREAT FALLS, NOT TO EXCEED THE COST OF PACKING AND SHIPPING A LIKE WEIGHT BY MOTOR TRUCK FROM ENID TO GREAT FALLS. THE WEIGHT OF EFFECTS SHIPPED FROM SAN ANTONIO TO GREAT FALLS IN EXCESS OF YOUR TEMPORARY CHANGE OF STATION WEIGHT ALLOWANCE WAS 533 POUNDS (1,377 POUNDS LESS 844 POUNDS). THE COST OF TRANSPORTATION OF 533POUNDS OF PACKED EFFECTS BY MOTOR TRUCK AT THE APPLICABLE TARIFF RATE OF $8.85 A HUNDRED POUNDS FROM SAN ANTONIO TO GREAT FALLS WAS $47.17. THE COST OF TRANSPORTATION OF A LIKE WEIGHT OF PACKED EFFECTS BY MOTOR TRUCK AT THE APPLICABLE TARIFF RATE OF $8.55 A HUNDRED POUNDS FROM ENID TO GREAT FALLS WOULD HAVE BEEN $45.57, RESULTING IN AN EXCESS TRANSPORTATION COST OF $1.60 CHARGEABLE TO YOU. THUS, YOU ARE ENTITLED TO REFUND OF $14.48, LESS $1.60, OR $12.88. A SETTLEMENT FOR THAT AMOUNT WILL ISSUE IN DUE COURSE.