B-122683, AUG. 2, 1955

B-122683: Aug 2, 1955

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CREEKMORE: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF NOVEMBER 23. YOU SAY THAT THE SUM OF $60 IS DUE YOU BECAUSE DEDUCTIONS WERE MADE FROM YOUR PAY TWICE ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR UNAUTHORIZED ABSENCES TOTALING 17 DAYS. WERE DISCHARGED ON JUNE 26. WERE DISCHARGED ON MAY 21. AS YOU WERE ABSENT WITHOUT LEAVE FROM JUNE 8 TO 23. DURING THAT PERIOD YOU WERE ON LEAVE A TOTAL OF 130 DAYS AS FOLLOWS: NOVEMBER 4 TO DECEMBER 3. HAVE BEEN CAREFULLY EXAMINED. YOU WERE UNDERPAID IN THE AMOUNT OF $11.48CONSISTING OF TWO ITEMS: (1) ERROR IN COMPUTING YOUR PAY FOR THE PERIOD FROM APRIL 27 TO 30. IT IS CONSIDERED NECESSARY TO RECOMPUTE YOUR PAY ACCOUNT FOR THAT PERIOD. SHOWING ALL PROPER CREDITS AND CHARGES IS AS FOLLOWS: TABLE CREDITS REENLISTMENT ALLOWANCE $ 150.00 BASIC PAY AS A CORPORAL WITH OVER 2 YEARS OF SERVICE.

B-122683, AUG. 2, 1955

TO MR. BUDDY C. CREEKMORE:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF NOVEMBER 23, 1954, FURTHER CONCERNING YOUR CLAIM FOR AN AMOUNT BELIEVED TO BE DUE YOU INCIDENT TO YOUR ARMY SERVICE FOR THE PERIOD ENDING MAY 21, 1954. YOU SAY THAT THE SUM OF $60 IS DUE YOU BECAUSE DEDUCTIONS WERE MADE FROM YOUR PAY TWICE ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR UNAUTHORIZED ABSENCES TOTALING 17 DAYS.

THE RECORDS SHOW THAT YOU ENLISTED ON APRIL 27, 1948, AND WERE DISCHARGED ON JUNE 26, 1951. YOU REENLISTED ON JUNE 27, 1951, AND WERE DISCHARGED ON MAY 21, 1954. FOR BASIC PAY PURPOSES YOU COMPLETED TWO YEARS OF SERVICE ON APRIL 26, 1950, AND FOUR YEARS OF SERVICE ON APRIL 26, 1952. YOU DID NOT COMPLETE SIX YEARS OF SERVICE UNTIL MAY 13, 1954, HOWEVER, AS YOU WERE ABSENT WITHOUT LEAVE FROM JUNE 8 TO 23, 1952, AND ON DECEMBER 6, 1952.

UNDER THE ARMED FORCES LEAVE ACT OF 1946, AS AMENDED, YOUR LEAVE ACCRUED AT THE RATE OF 2 1/2 DAYS A MONTH (EXCLUDING ABSENCE FROM DUTY WITHOUT LEAVE AND ABSENCE OVER LEAVE). THUS, FOR THE PERIOD FROM JUNE 27, 1951, TO MAY 21, 1954, YOU ACCRUED LEAVE IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF 87 DAYS. DURING THAT PERIOD YOU WERE ON LEAVE A TOTAL OF 130 DAYS AS FOLLOWS: NOVEMBER 4 TO DECEMBER 3, 1951, 30 DAYS; DECEMBER 22, 1951, TO JANUARY 1, 1952, 11 DAYS; MAY 19 TO JUNE 7, 1952, 20 DAYS; MAY 23 TO JUNE 5, 1953, 14 DAYS; AUGUST 29 TO SEPTEMBER 12, 1953, 15 DAYS; DECEMBER 28, 1953, TO JANUARY 11, 1954, 15 DAYS; MARCH 8 TO 22, 1954, 15 DAYS; AND MARCH 29 TO APRIL 7, 1954, 10 DAYS. ACCORDINGLY, YOU HAD 43 DAYS OF EXCESS LEAVE.

YOUR PAY RECORDS FOR THE PERIOD FROM APRIL 27, 1948, TO MAY 21, 1954, HAVE BEEN CAREFULLY EXAMINED. IT APPEARS THAT FOR THE PERIOD ENDING JUNE 26, 1951, YOU WERE UNDERPAID IN THE AMOUNT OF $11.48CONSISTING OF TWO ITEMS: (1) ERROR IN COMPUTING YOUR PAY FOR THE PERIOD FROM APRIL 27 TO 30, 1950, $0.98, AND (2) LEAVE RATIONS FOR THE PERIOD FROM MAY 9 TO 18, 1951, $10.50. SINCE THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY HAS REPORTED VARIOUS NECESSARY ADJUSTMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR PAY RECORDS FOR THE PERIOD FROM JUNE 27, 1951, TO MAY 21, 1954, IT IS CONSIDERED NECESSARY TO RECOMPUTE YOUR PAY ACCOUNT FOR THAT PERIOD. A REVISED AND CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF YOUR ACCOUNT FOR SUCH PERIOD, SHOWING ALL PROPER CREDITS AND CHARGES IS AS FOLLOWS:

TABLE

CREDITS

REENLISTMENT ALLOWANCE $ 150.00

BASIC PAY AS A CORPORAL WITH

OVER 2 YEARS OF SERVICE,

JUNE 27, 1951, TO APRIL 26,

1952, AT $124.95 A MONTH 1,249.50

FOREIGN DUTY PAY, JUNE 27 TO

NOVEMBER 1, 1951, AT $13 A MONTH 54.16

BASIC PAY AS A CORPORAL WITH

OVER 4 YEARS OF SERVICE,

APRIL 27 TO 30, 1952, AT $132.30

A MONTH 17.64

BASIC PAY AS A CORPORAL WITH OVER

4 YEARS OF SERVICE, MAY 1 TO

DECEMBER 7, 1952, AT $137.59

A MONTH 995.23

FOREIGN DUTY PAY, SEPTEMBER 8 TO

DECEMBER 7, 1952, AT $13 A MONTH 39.00

BASIC PAY AS A PRIVATE, FIRST CLASS,

WITH OVER 4 YEARS OF SERVICE,

DECEMBER 8, 1952, TO MAY 13, 1954,

AT $114.66 A MONTH 1,972.16

FOREIGN DUTY PAY, DECEMBER 8, 1952,

TO MAY 7, 1954, AT $9 A MONTH 153.00

BASIC PAY AS A PRIVATE, FIRST CLASS,

WITH OVER 6 YEARS OF SERVICE,

MAY 14 TO 21, 1954, AT $122.30

A MONTH 32.61

BASIC ALLOWANCE FOR QUARTERS,

SEPTEMBER 3, 1953, TO MAY 21,

1954, AT $51.30 A MONTH 442.89

STANDARD CLOTHING MAINTENANCE

ALLOWANCE, NOVEMBER 1, 1951, TO

JUNE 30, 1952, AT $6.60 A MONTH 52.80

STANDARD CLOTHING MAINTENANCE

ALLOWANCE, JULY 1, 1952, TO

MAY 21, 1954, AT $5.40 A MONTH 122.58

LEAVE RATIONS:

NOVEMBER 4 TO DECEMBER 3, 1951,

AT $1.20 A DAY 36.00

DECEMBER 22, 1951, TO JANUARY 1,

1952, AT $1.20 A DAY 13.20

MAY 19 TO JUNE 7, 1952, AT

$1.20 A DAY 24.00

MAY 23 TO JUNE 5, 1953, AT

$1.20 A DAY 16.80

AUGUST 29 TO SEPTEMBER 12, 1953,

AT $1.10 A DAY 16.50

DECEMBER 28, 1953, TO JANUARY 11,

1954, AT $1.10 A DAY 16.50

MARCH 8 TO 22, 1954, AT $1.10

A DAY 16.50

MARCH 29 TO APRIL 7, 1954, AT

$1.10 A DAY 11.00

TRAVEL ALLOWANCE FROM FORT HAMILTON,

NEW YORK, TO DETROIT, MICHIGAN (648

MILES AT $0.06 A MILE) 38.88 $5,470.95

CHARGES

CLASS B ALLOTMENT, MARCH 1953 TO

APRIL 1954, AT $18.75 A MONTH $ 262.50

CLASS E ALLOTMENT, MAY 1953 TO

SEPTEMBER 1953, AT $75 A MONTH 375.00

CLASS E ALLOTMENT, DECEMBER 1953

TO MAY 1954, AT $10 A MONTH 60.00

CLASS Q ALLOTMENT, OCTOBER 1953

TO MAY 1954, AT $91.30 A MONTH 730.40

WITHHOLDING TAX 489.97

ADVANCE TRAVEL OVERPAYMENT 3.10

FORFEITURE ON ACCOUNT OF ABSENCE

WITHOUT LEAVE FROM JUNE 8 TO 23,

1952, INCLUSIVE:

BASIC PAY $73.38

CLOTHING ALLOWANCE 3.52

76.90

FORFEITURE ON ACCOUNT OF ABSENCE

WITHOUT LEAVE ON DECEMBER 6,

1952:

BASIC PAY $4.59

FOREIGN DUTY PAY 0.43

TOTAL $5.20

CHECK AGE ON ACCOUNT OF EXCESS LEAVE

FROM SEPTEMBER 10 TO 12, 1953;

DECEMBER 28, 1953, TO JANUARY 11,

1954; MARCH 8 TO 22, 1954; AND

MARCH 29 TO APRIL 7, 1954:

BASIC PAY $156.70

FOREIGN DUTY PAY 12.30

CLOTHING ALLOWANCE 7.38

LEAVE RATIONS 47.30 223.68

GOVERNMENT PROPERTY LOST OR

DAMAGED 3.90

SOLDIERS' HOME DEDUCTIONS 3.55

PAYMENTS:

JUNE 27 TO 30, 1951 $141.00

JULY 1 TO DECEMBER 31, 1951 763.00

JANUARY 1 TO JUNE 30, 1952 723.00

JULY 1 TO DECEMBER 31, 1952 557.00

JANUARY 1 TO JUNE 30, 1953 472.00

JULY 1 TO DECEMBER 31, 1953 285.00

JANUARY 1 TO MAY 21, 1954 339.23 3,280.23$5,514.43

OVERPAYMENT $43.48

LESS: UNDERPAYMENT FOR PERIOD

ENDING JUNE 26, 1951 11.48

NET OVERPAYMENT $32.00

FROM THE FOREGOING IT WILL BE SEEN THAT THERE IS NO ADDITIONAL AMOUNT DUE YOU INCIDENT TO YOUR SERVICE IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY FOR THE PERIOD ENDING MAY 21, 1954.