B-124849, SEP. 12, 1955

B-124849: Sep 12, 1955

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TC: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER DATED JUNE 28. WHILE YOU WERE STATIONED AT FORT RICHARDSON. YOUR CLAIM IS SIMILAR TO THAT OF ANOTHER OFFICER OF THE ARMY. THERE IS NO AUTHORITY FOR THE PAYMENT OF YOUR CLAIM. IS SUSTAINED. PERSONS WHO HAVE BEEN PAID SIMILAR CLAIMS BY THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE INVOLVED. YOUR ATTENTION IS INVITED TO THE NEXT TO THE LAST PARAGRAPH OF THE DECISION OF AUGUST 15. IS APPLICABLE TO ARMY AND NAVY AS WELL AS AIR FORCE PERSONNEL WHO WERE STATIONED AT FORT RICHARDSON OR ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE.

B-124849, SEP. 12, 1955

TO CAPTAIN WAYNE ALLRED, TC:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER DATED JUNE 28, 1955, AND ENCLOSURES, REQUESTING RECONSIDERATION OF OUR SETTLEMENT DATED APRIL 25, 1952, WHICH DISALLOWED YOUR CLAIM FOR STATION SUBSISTENCE PER DIEM COVERING THE PERIOD FEBRUARY 1 TO JUNE 30, 1949, WHILE YOU WERE STATIONED AT FORT RICHARDSON, ALASKA.

YOUR CLAIM IS SIMILAR TO THAT OF ANOTHER OFFICER OF THE ARMY, MAJOR WILLIAM J. SCOTT, ORDNANCE CORPS, CONSIDERED IN DECISION OF AUGUST 15, 1955, B-124007, COPY ENCLOSED. FOR THE REASONS STATED IN SUCH DECISION, THERE IS NO AUTHORITY FOR THE PAYMENT OF YOUR CLAIM, AND THE SETTLEMENT OF APRIL 25, 1952, IS SUSTAINED.

RESPECTING COLLECTION ACTION AGAINST, AND REFUND BY, PERSONS WHO HAVE BEEN PAID SIMILAR CLAIMS BY THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE INVOLVED, YOUR ATTENTION IS INVITED TO THE NEXT TO THE LAST PARAGRAPH OF THE DECISION OF AUGUST 15, 1955. PUBLIC LAW 197, REFERRED TO IN THAT DECISION, IS APPLICABLE TO ARMY AND NAVY AS WELL AS AIR FORCE PERSONNEL WHO WERE STATIONED AT FORT RICHARDSON OR ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE, ALASKA, DURING THE PERIOD COVERED BY THE ACT.