B-129979, DEC. 17, 1956

B-129979: Dec 17, 1956

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YOU REQUEST A DECISION WHETHER PAYMENT IS AUTHORIZED ON A VOUCHER STATED IN FAVOR OF FIRST LIEUTENANT DALE O. THE VOUCHER SHOWS THAT THE GIRL AND BOY WERE BORN ON SEPTEMBER 28. THE OFFICER RELATES THAT THEY ARE MEMBERS OF HIS HOUSEHOLD. ON THIS RECORD IT IS CONCLUDED THAT THE CHILDREN ARE IN FACT DEPENDENT UPON THE OFFICER FOR THE PURPOSES OF TRANSPORTATION ON PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION. THE VOUCHER AND SUPPORTING PAPERS ARE RETURNED HEREWITH.

B-129979, DEC. 17, 1956

TO MAJOR RAY WOODS, U.S.M.C., DISBURSING OFFICER, COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS:

IN YOUR LETTER OF NOVEMBER 27, 1956, FORWARDED HERE BY INDORSEMENT OF DECEMBER 3, 1956, YOU REQUEST A DECISION WHETHER PAYMENT IS AUTHORIZED ON A VOUCHER STATED IN FAVOR OF FIRST LIEUTENANT DALE O. FORTINE, 061794, UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS RESERVE, FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF THE COST OF TRANSPORTATION OF DEPENDENTS (STEPDAUGHTER, ANN DOWLEN; STEPSON, ROBERT J. DOWLEN) FROM CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS, TO COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA, THE TRAVEL HAVING BEEN PERFORMED BETWEEN AUGUST 17 AND SEPTEMBER 12, 1956, PURSUANT TO ORDERS DATED JULY 6, 1956.

THE VOUCHER SHOWS THAT THE GIRL AND BOY WERE BORN ON SEPTEMBER 28, 1944, AND SEPTEMBER 2, 1945, RESPECTIVELY. THE OFFICER RELATES THAT THEY ARE MEMBERS OF HIS HOUSEHOLD. HE EXPLAINS FURTHER THAT THE LIVING EXPENSES ACTUALLY INCURRED BY EACH CHILD AMOUNTS TO $80 A MONTH; THAT THE GROSS INCOME OF EACH CHILD AMOUNTS TO $28.50 A MONTH, REPRESENTING SOCIAL SECURITY SURVIVOR'S INSURANCE BENEFIT PAYMENTS; AND THAT HIS CONTRIBUTION FOR THE SUPPORT OF EACH CHILD AMOUNTS TO $51.50 A MONTH. ON THIS RECORD IT IS CONCLUDED THAT THE CHILDREN ARE IN FACT DEPENDENT UPON THE OFFICER FOR THE PURPOSES OF TRANSPORTATION ON PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION.

ACCORDINGLY, THE VOUCHER AND SUPPORTING PAPERS ARE RETURNED HEREWITH, PAYMENT ON THE VOUCHER BEING AUTHORIZED IF OTHERWISE CORRECT.