B-126092, MAR. 14, 1956

B-126092: Mar 14, 1956

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BY THE SETTLEMENT MENTIONED ABOVE YOU WERE ALLOWED $95.58. ARIZONA REIMBURSEMENT FOR HER TRAVEL FROM SANTIAGO TO NEW ORLEANS WAS DISALLOWED IN THE ABSENCE OF A SHOWING THAT GOVERNMENT TRANSPORTATION WAS NOT AVAILABLE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME. THAT GOVERNMENT TRANSPORTATION WAS NOT AVAILABLE FOR TRAVEL OF DEPENDENTS FROM SANTIAGO TO NEW ORLEANS DURING THE PERIOD FEBRUARY 5 TO MARCH 5. YOU ARE ENTITLED TO REIMBURSEMENT FOR YOUR DAUGHTER'S TRAVEL BETWEEN THOSE POINTS. SINCE TRAVEL BY COMMERCIAL AIR WAS NOT AUTHORIZED. REIMBURSEMENT WILL BE LIMITED TO THE COST OF COMMERCIAL SURFACE TRANSPORTATION. A SUPPLEMENTARY SETTLEMENT FOR THE AMOUNT DUE ON THAT BASIS WILL ISSUE IN DUE COURSE.

B-126092, MAR. 14, 1956

TO COLONEL CLARENCE W. BENNETT, USA, RETIRED:

YOUR LETTERS OF SEPTEMBER 26 AND DECEMBER 1, 1955, REQUEST REVIEW OF THAT PART OF THE SETTLEMENT OF AUGUST 8, 1955, WHICH DISALLOWED YOUR CLAIM FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF YOUR DAUGHTER'S TRAVEL FROM SANTIAGO, CHILE, TO NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, BY COMMERCIAL AIR DURING THE PERIOD FEBRUARY 5 TO 7, 1954.

BY THE SETTLEMENT MENTIONED ABOVE YOU WERE ALLOWED $95.58, AS REIMBURSEMENT FOR YOUR DAUGHTER'S TRAVEL FROM NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, TO PHOENIX, ARIZONA REIMBURSEMENT FOR HER TRAVEL FROM SANTIAGO TO NEW ORLEANS WAS DISALLOWED IN THE ABSENCE OF A SHOWING THAT GOVERNMENT TRANSPORTATION WAS NOT AVAILABLE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME. SINCE IT NOW APPEARS, HOWEVER, THAT GOVERNMENT TRANSPORTATION WAS NOT AVAILABLE FOR TRAVEL OF DEPENDENTS FROM SANTIAGO TO NEW ORLEANS DURING THE PERIOD FEBRUARY 5 TO MARCH 5, 1954, YOU ARE ENTITLED TO REIMBURSEMENT FOR YOUR DAUGHTER'S TRAVEL BETWEEN THOSE POINTS. HOWEVER, SINCE TRAVEL BY COMMERCIAL AIR WAS NOT AUTHORIZED, REIMBURSEMENT WILL BE LIMITED TO THE COST OF COMMERCIAL SURFACE TRANSPORTATION. A SUPPLEMENTARY SETTLEMENT FOR THE AMOUNT DUE ON THAT BASIS WILL ISSUE IN DUE COURSE.