B-131004, DEC. 12, 1957

B-131004: Dec 12, 1957

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RETIRED: YOU HAVE REQUESTED BY LETTER OF SEPTEMBER 29. HAVE BEEN REEXAMINED AND REEVALUATED. WAS. INSTRUCTIONS ARE BEING ISSUED THIS DATE TO THE CLAIMS DIVISION OF THIS OFFICE TO STATE A SETTLEMENT IN YOUR FAVOR. YOU WILL BE FURTHER NOTIFIED IN DUE COURSE WHEN SETTLEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED.

B-131004, DEC. 12, 1957

TO COLONEL CHARLES B. WATKINS, AUS, RETIRED:

YOU HAVE REQUESTED BY LETTER OF SEPTEMBER 29, 1957, THAT WE RECONSIDER THE ACTION TAKEN IN OUR DECISION TO YOU, B-131004, DATED MAY 2, 1957, WHICH SUSTAINED THE DISALLOWANCE OF YOUR CLAIM FOR RETROACTIVE RETIRED PAY UNDER TITLE III, ACT OF JUNE 29, 1948, FOR THE PERIOD FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 1948, TO JANUARY 31, 1951, INCLUSIVE.

THE FACTS AND CIRCUMSTANCES RELATING TO YOUR STATUS DURING THE PERIOD FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 1948, TO JANUARY 31, 1951, INCLUSIVE, HAVE BEEN REEXAMINED AND REEVALUATED. IN THE LIGHT OF THE STATUTORY PROVISIONS AND PERTINENT REGULATIONS IN EFFECT DURING THAT PERIOD, IT HAS BEEN CONCLUDED THAT YOUR CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY PRIOR TO JULY 1, 1949, WAS, IN EFFECT, AN APPLICATION FOR RETIRED PAY AND THAT YOUR CLAIM SHOULD BE ALLOWED.

ACCORDINGLY, INSTRUCTIONS ARE BEING ISSUED THIS DATE TO THE CLAIMS DIVISION OF THIS OFFICE TO STATE A SETTLEMENT IN YOUR FAVOR, IF OTHERWISE CORRECT, FOR THE AMOUNT OF TITLE III RETIRED PAY FOUND PAYABLE TO YOU FOR THE PERIOD FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 1948, TO JANUARY 31, 1951, INCLUSIVE.

YOU WILL BE FURTHER NOTIFIED IN DUE COURSE WHEN SETTLEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED.