B-132379, AUG. 23, 1957

B-132379: Aug 23, 1957

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RA 17 186 275: FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF MAY 23. YOU WERE RETURNED TO THE UNITED STATES FROM DUTY IN GERMANY BY ORDERS DATED AUGUST 22. STATED THAT YOUR HOME ADDRESS ON LEAVE WAS MINNEAPOLIS. YOU WERE ASSIGNED TO DUTY AT CAMP ATTERBURY. YOUR CLAIM FOR REIMBURSEMENT FOR YOUR WIFE'S TRAVEL WAS APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY IN THE AMOUNT OF $78.90 BASED ON LAND TRAVEL FROM NEW YORK TO MINNEAPOLIS. AT THE TIME THE TRAVEL WAS PERFORMED. YOU WERE ON PERMANENT DUTY AT CAMP ATTERBURY. SINCE GOVERNMENT TRANSPORTATION WAS AVAILABLE FOR TRAVEL OF DEPENDENTS FROM GERMANY TO THE UNITED STATES. THE MAXIMUM REIMBURSEMENT TO WHICH YOU WERE ENTITLED WAS FROM THE PORT OF EMBARKATION.

B-132379, AUG. 23, 1957

TO JAMES A. SNYDER, SP-2, RA 17 186 275:

FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF MAY 23, 1957, REQUESTING AN EXPLANATION OF THE SETTLEMENT OF OCTOBER 31, 1955, WHICH ALLOWED $50.64 AS REIMBURSEMENT FOR YOUR WIFE'S TRAVEL FROM NEW YORK, NEW YORK, TO MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA.

YOU WERE RETURNED TO THE UNITED STATES FROM DUTY IN GERMANY BY ORDERS DATED AUGUST 22, 1953. THE ORDERS DIRECTED YOU TO REPORT TO RECEPTION STATION, FORT SHERIDAN, ILLINOIS, AND STATED THAT YOUR HOME ADDRESS ON LEAVE WAS MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA. BY ORDERS DATED OCTOBER 21, 1953, YOU WERE ASSIGNED TO DUTY AT CAMP ATTERBURY, INDIANA. YOUR DEPENDENTS (WIFE AND INFANT SON) TRAVELED FROM FULDA,GERMANY, TO MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, BY AIR ON DECEMBER 1 AND 2, 1953. YOUR CLAIM FOR REIMBURSEMENT FOR YOUR WIFE'S TRAVEL WAS APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY IN THE AMOUNT OF $78.90 BASED ON LAND TRAVEL FROM NEW YORK TO MINNEAPOLIS.

AT THE TIME THE TRAVEL WAS PERFORMED, HOWEVER, YOU WERE ON PERMANENT DUTY AT CAMP ATTERBURY, INDIANA, AND SINCE GOVERNMENT TRANSPORTATION WAS AVAILABLE FOR TRAVEL OF DEPENDENTS FROM GERMANY TO THE UNITED STATES, THE MAXIMUM REIMBURSEMENT TO WHICH YOU WERE ENTITLED WAS FROM THE PORT OF EMBARKATION, NEW YORK, NEW YORK, TO YOUR DUTY STATION. THE AMOUNT ALLOWED BY THE SETTLEMENT WAS COMPUTED ON THAT BASIS, AND IS CORRECT.