B-130825, MAY 6, 1957

B-130825: May 6, 1957

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ATTORNEYS AT LAW: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF MARCH 7. WHEREIN YOU WERE ADVISED THAT THIS OFFICE MAY NOT FAVORABLY CONSIDER THAT CLAIM. OUR VIEWS ON THE BECKETT CASE HAVE EQUAL APPLICATION TO THE INSTANT CLAIM. IS FREE TO CONTINUE TO PROSECUTE HIS CLAIM BEFORE THE COURT OF CLAIMS.

B-130825, MAY 6, 1957

TO ANSELL AND ANSELL, ATTORNEYS AT LAW:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF MARCH 7, 1957, PRESENTING THE CLAIM OF LIEUTENANT COLONEL WILLIAM A. HALE, UNITED STATES ARMY, RETIRED(OUR CLAIMS FILE Z-1828405), FOR ADDITIONAL RETIRED PAY FOR THE PERIODS (1) FROM MARCH 1, 1947, TO JUNE 28, 1948, INCLUSIVE, (2) FROM JUNE 29, 1948, TO DECEMBER 31, 1950, INCLUSIVE, AND (3) FROM JANUARY 1, 1951, TO DATE. MOTION TO DISMISS THE SUIT NOW PENDING IN THE COURT OF CLAIMS AND COVERING THE PERIOD SET FORTH IN (3) ABOVE HAS BEEN FILED IN ESCROW WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.

IN CONNECTION WITH THIS MATTER, SEE OUR LETTER TO YOU OF APRIL 1, 1957, B -130797, ON THE CASE OF ROBERT C. BECKETT V. UNITED STATES, C.CLS. NO. 16 -57, WHEREIN YOU WERE ADVISED THAT THIS OFFICE MAY NOT FAVORABLY CONSIDER THAT CLAIM.

OUR VIEWS ON THE BECKETT CASE HAVE EQUAL APPLICATION TO THE INSTANT CLAIM. ACCORDINGLY, THE PLAINTIFF, LIEUTENANT COLONEL HALE, IS FREE TO CONTINUE TO PROSECUTE HIS CLAIM BEFORE THE COURT OF CLAIMS.