B-125953, FEB. 15, 1956

B-125953: Feb 15, 1956

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CML C: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF OCTOBER 20. YOUR CLAIM IS SIMILAR TO THAT OF LIEUTENANT ROBERT A. WHICH WAS THE SUBJECT OF OUR DECISION OF TODAY. A COPY OF WHICH IS ENCLOSED FOR YOUR INFORMATION. IS SUSTAINED.

B-125953, FEB. 15, 1956

TO JAMES F. DURHAM, II, SECOND LIEUTENANT, CML C:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF OCTOBER 20, 1955, REQUESTING REVIEW OF OUR SETTLEMENT OF OCTOBER 17, 1955, WHICH DISALLOWED YOUR CLAIM FOR A MONETARY ALLOWANCE OF FIVE CENTS PER MILE IN LIEU OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE DISTANCE TRAVELED BY YOU IN FOUR ROUND TRIPS MADE BY AUTOMOBILE BETWEEN NEW MARTINSVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA, AND NATRIUM, WEST VIRGINIA, AS A PART OF TRAVEL AND TEMPORARY DUTY PERFORMED UNDER LETTER ORDERS OF THE NEW YORK CHEMICAL PROCUREMENT DISTRICT, U.S. ARMY, NEW YORK, NEW YORK, DATED FEBRUARY 7, 1955.

YOUR CLAIM IS SIMILAR TO THAT OF LIEUTENANT ROBERT A. MYERS, CMLC, U.S. ARMY, WHICH WAS THE SUBJECT OF OUR DECISION OF TODAY, B-125947, A COPY OF WHICH IS ENCLOSED FOR YOUR INFORMATION. FOR THE REASONS STATED IN THAT DECISION NO AUTHORITY EXISTS FOR THE ALLOWANCE OF YOUR CLAIM. ACCORDINGLY, THE SETTLEMENT OF OCTOBER 17, 1955, IS SUSTAINED.