B-125300, JAN. 26, 1956

B-125300: Jan 26, 1956

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CORPORAL GARCIA WAS TRANSFERRED TO 7802D EMBARKEE- DEBARKEE TRANSIENT DETACHMENT. HE WAS DIRECTED TO PROCEED SO AS TO ARRIVE AT BREMERHAVEN. WAS MARCH 7. HE WAS AUTHORIZED TO TRAVEL BY PRIVATELY OWNED AUTOMOBILE IN CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES. HIS HOME ADDRESS ON LEAVE IS GIVEN IN THE ORDERS AS 2612 EL PASO STREET. IT WAS STATED THAT CORPORAL GARCIA. WAS RELIEVED FROM ATTACHMENT AND WOULD PROCEED MARCH 19. EFFECTIVE DATE OF CHANGE OF STRENGTH ACCOUNTABILITY BETWEEN BREMERHAVEN AND THE NEW STATION WAS GIVEN AS MARCH 21. CORPORAL GARCIA WAS RELIEVED FROM ASSIGNMENT AT CAMP CHAFFEE AND TRANSFERRED IN GRADE TO FORT SILL. IT WAS STATED THAT HE WAS THEN ON LEAVE FROM FORT HAMILTON. HE WAS INFORMED THAT HE WOULD NOT REPORT AT CAMP CHAFFEE.

B-125300, JAN. 26, 1956

TO MAJOR R. U. IVEY, FC, DISBURSING OFFICER, DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY:

BY SECOND INDORSEMENT DATED AUGUST 17, 1955, THE CHIEF OF FINANCE FORWARDED HERE YOUR LETTER OF JUNE 22, 1955, REQUESTING AN ADVANCE DECISION ON A VOUCHER SUBMITTED THEREWITH IN FAVOR OF CORPORAL ATANACIO GARCIA, RA 54 023 995, IN THE SUM OF $100.68, REPRESENTING MONETARY ALLOWANCE FOR HIS WIFE'S TRAVEL FROM FORT HAMILTON, NEW YORK, TO FORT SILL, OKLAHOMA, INCIDENT TO HIS CHANGE OF PERMANENT STATION FROM KARLSRUHE, GERMANY, TO FORT SILL, OKLAHOMA.

BY REDEPLOYMENT ORDERS 2 R 15, DATED FEBRUARY 21, 1955, HEADQUARTERS, SEVENTH ARMY, APO 46, CORPORAL GARCIA WAS TRANSFERRED TO 7802D EMBARKEE- DEBARKEE TRANSIENT DETACHMENT, BREMERHAVEN PORT OF EMBARKATION, FOR FURTHER ASSIGNMENT THROUGH OVERSEA RETURNEE STATION, 1264TH SERVICE UNIT, CAMP KILMER, NEW JERSEY, TO CAMP CHAFFEE, ARKANSAS, WITH 15 DAYS' DELAY TO COUNT AS LEAVE. HE WAS DIRECTED TO PROCEED SO AS TO ARRIVE AT BREMERHAVEN, GERMANY, ON MARCH 7, 1955, FOR PROCESSING AND MOVEMENT BY UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT SURFACE VESSEL U.S.N.S. ROSE TO THE UNITED STATES. THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF CHANGE OF STRENGTH ACCOUNTABILITY, 7802D EMBARKEE-DEBARKEE TRANSIENT DETACHMENT, WAS MARCH 7, 1955. HE WAS AUTHORIZED TO TRAVEL BY PRIVATELY OWNED AUTOMOBILE IN CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES. HIS HOME ADDRESS ON LEAVE IS GIVEN IN THE ORDERS AS 2612 EL PASO STREET, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS.

BY PARAGRAPH 25, SPECIAL ORDERS NO. 64, HEADQUARTERS, FORT HAMILTON, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, DATED MARCH 18, 1955, IT WAS STATED THAT CORPORAL GARCIA, HAVING ARRIVED AT THE PORT ON THAT DATE, WAS RELIEVED FROM ATTACHMENT AND WOULD PROCEED MARCH 19, 1955, TO CAMP CHAFFEE, ARKANSAS. EFFECTIVE DATE OF CHANGE OF STRENGTH ACCOUNTABILITY BETWEEN BREMERHAVEN AND THE NEW STATION WAS GIVEN AS MARCH 21, 1955, WITH 15 DAYS' DELAY ON ROUTE CHARGEABLE AS LEAVE.

BY PARAGRAPH 49, SPECIAL ORDERS NO. 73, DATED MARCH 29, 1955, HEADQUARTERS 4071ST SERVICE UNIT, PERSONNEL CENTER, CAMP CHAFFEE, ARKANSAS, CORPORAL GARCIA WAS RELIEVED FROM ASSIGNMENT AT CAMP CHAFFEE AND TRANSFERRED IN GRADE TO FORT SILL, OKLAHOMA. IT WAS STATED THAT HE WAS THEN ON LEAVE FROM FORT HAMILTON, NEW YORK, AND THAT HE WOULD REPORT TO FORT SILL NOT LATER THAN APRIL 9, 1955. HE WAS INFORMED THAT HE WOULD NOT REPORT AT CAMP CHAFFEE. THESE ORDERS WERE AMENDED BY PARAGRAPH 65, SPECIAL ORDERS NO. 79, DATED APRIL 5, 1955, SO AS TO RELIEVE CORPORAL GARCIA FROM ASSIGNMENT AT FORT HAMILTON INSTEAD OF FROM ASSIGNMENT AT CAMP CHAFFEE. EFFECTIVE DATE OF CHANGE OF STRENGTH ACCOUNTABILITY WAS STATED AS APRIL 4, 1955.

LETTER ORDERS NO. 12-27, DATED DECEMBER 22, 1954, HEADQUARTERS, 529TH FA BATTALION (OBSR), APO 164, U.S. ARMY, SUBJECT, TRAVEL OF DEPENDENTS, WERE ADDRESSED TO J. GLORIA C. GARCIA, WIFE OF CORPORAL GARCIA. SHE WAS AUTHORIZED THEREBY TO PROCEED FROM KARLSRUHE, GERMANY, TO BREMERHAVEN, GERMANY, REPORTING UPON ARRIVAL TO COMMANDING OFFICER, 7802D EMBARKEE- DEBARKEE TRANSIENT DETACHMENT(DEPENDENT'S AREA), BREMERHAVEN PORT OF EMBARKATION, PRIOR TO 1000 HOURS ON DATE SPECIFIED IN FIRM PORT CALL, FOR PROCESSING AND MOVEMENT TO THE UNITED STATES BY FIRM PORT CALL FROM HEADQUARTERS, SEVENTH ARMY REDEPLOYMENT UNIT. HER TRANSPORTATION WAS AUTHORIZED ON A SPACE REQUIRED MINIMUM CHARGES BASIS. SPONSOR WAS TO BEAR COSTS OF VOYAGE AND OF LAND TRAVEL TO AND FROM PORTS OF EMBARKATION AND DEBARKATION. BY LETTER DATED FEBRUARY 16, 1955, HEADQUARTERS, SEVENTH ARMY, MRS. GARCIA WAS DIRECTED TO PROCEED FROM KARLSRUHE TO BREMERHAVEN, SO AS TO ARRIVE NOT LATER THAN 1000 HOURS ON THAT DATE FOR U.S.N.S. ROSE.

AT THE TIME THIS TRAVEL WAS AUTHORIZED, PARAGRAPH 7000-2-1, JOINT TRAVEL REGULATIONS, PROVIDED THAT MEMBERS OF THE UNIFORMED SERVICES WERE ENTITLED TO TRANSPORTATION OF DEPENDENTS AT GOVERNMENT EXPENSE UPON A PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION FOR TRAVEL PERFORMED FROM THE OLD STATION TO THE NEW PERMANENT STATION EXCEPT FOR ENLISTED MEMBERS OF PAY GRADES E-4 WITH LESS THAN SEVEN YEARS' SERVICE, E-3, E-2, AND E-1. BY CHANGES NO. 35, DATED JUNE 1, 1955, THIS PROVISION WAS AMENDED, EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 1955, SO AS TO EXCEPT ENLISTED MEMBERS OF THE PAY GRADES E-4 WITH FOUR YEARS' SERVICE OR LESS, E-3, E-2, AND E-1. ADVANCE NOTICE OF THIS CHANGE WAS CIRCULATED TO ALL CONCERNED BY DA MESSAGE 599163, DATED MARCH 28, 1955. SEE 33 COMP. GEN. 505. IT IS CERTIFIED THAT CORPORAL GARCIA COMPLETED FOUR YEARS OF ACTIVE SERVICE ON SEPTEMBER 17, 1954.

SINCE A RIGHT TO TRANSPORTATION OF DEPENDENTS ACCRUED TO CORPORAL GARCIA ON APRIL 1, 1955, PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF HIS PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION TO FORT SILL, HE IS ENTITLED TO REIMBURSEMENT FOR TRAVEL PERFORMED BY HIS DEPENDENT FROM THE PLACE WHERE SHE WAS LOCATED ON APRIL 1, 1955--- SAN ANTONIO-- TO FORT SILL, NOT TO EXCEED THE COST FROM PORT OF DEBARKATION, FORT HAMILTON, TO FORT SILL.

PAYMENT ON THE VOUCHER, IF AMENDED AS INDICATED ABOVE, IS AUTHORIZED, IF OTHERWISE CORRECT. THE VOUCHER AND SUPPORTING PAPERS ARE RETURNED.