B-134323, MAR. 17, 1958

B-134323: Mar 17, 1958

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JR.: FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER DATED OCTOBER 10. - AND THAT ERRONEOUS ALLOTMENT DEDUCTIONS WERE MADE FROM YOUR PAY FOR THE PERIOD INVOLVED. WE HAVE OBTAINED FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY A DESCRIPTION OF ALL CHECKS COVERING ALLOTMENT PAYMENTS MADE TO YOUR MOTHER. INCIDENT TO YOUR SERVICE IN THE ARMY DURING SUCH PERIOD AND WE HAVE WITHDRAWN THE CHECKS FROM THE FILES FOR USE IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONSIDERATION OF YOUR CLAIM. WAS DATED FEBRUARY 8. WERE ISSUED. IT APPEARS THAT ALL OF SUCH CHECKS WERE INDORSED BY THE SAME PERSON AND IT IS ASSUMED THAT THE SIGNATURE ON EACH IS THAT OF YOUR MOTHER.

B-134323, MAR. 17, 1958

TO MR. SAM D. ARLIA, JR.:

FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER DATED OCTOBER 10, 1957, REQUESTING RECONSIDERATION OF YOUR CLAIM FOR ARREARS OF PAY BELIEVED DUE YOU AS OF AUGUST 11, 1952, THE DATE OF YOUR RELEASE FROM ACTIVE DUTY AS CORPORAL, ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES.

YOU STATE THAT YOUR MOTHER ACTUALLY RECEIVED ALLOTMENT PAYMENTS TOTALING ONLY $420--- TWO CHECKS OR ONE CHECK AMOUNTING TO $120 IN FEBRUARY OF 1952 AND ONE CHECK IN THE AMOUNT OF $60 FOR EACH MONTH THEREAFTER UNTIL YOUR DISCHARGE IN AUGUST 1952--- AND THAT ERRONEOUS ALLOTMENT DEDUCTIONS WERE MADE FROM YOUR PAY FOR THE PERIOD INVOLVED.

WE HAVE OBTAINED FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY A DESCRIPTION OF ALL CHECKS COVERING ALLOTMENT PAYMENTS MADE TO YOUR MOTHER, MRS. EMILIA N. ARLIA, INCIDENT TO YOUR SERVICE IN THE ARMY DURING SUCH PERIOD AND WE HAVE WITHDRAWN THE CHECKS FROM THE FILES FOR USE IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONSIDERATION OF YOUR CLAIM. THE FIRST CHECK, IN THE AMOUNT OF $180, COVERED THE ALLOTMENT FOR THE PERIOD FROM NOVEMBER 1, 1951, TO JANUARY 31, 1952, AND WAS DATED FEBRUARY 8, 1952. THEREAFTER, SIX CHECKS, EACH FOR $60, WERE ISSUED, THE LAST CHECK, DATED AUGUST 1, 1952, COVERING THE ALLOTMENT FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 1952. IT APPEARS THAT ALL OF SUCH CHECKS WERE INDORSED BY THE SAME PERSON AND IT IS ASSUMED THAT THE SIGNATURE ON EACH IS THAT OF YOUR MOTHER.

A REVISED STATEMENT OF YOUR PAY ACCOUNT FOR THE PERIOD FROM JANUARY 1 TO AUGUST 11, 1952, IS AS FOLLOWS:

TABLE

CREDITS

BROUGHT FORWARD FROM PRIOR PERIOD $0.61

BASIC PAY AS A SERGEANT WITH OVER 4 YEARS OF SERVICE, JANUARY 1 TO APRIL 30, 1952, AT $154.35 A MONTH 617.40

BASIC PAY AS A SERGEANT WITH OVER 4 YEARS OF SERVICE, MAY 1 TO JULY 2, 1952, AT $160.52 A MONTH

331.74

FOREIGN SERVICE PAY, JANUARY 1 TO JULY 2, 1952, AT $16 A MONTH

97.07

CLOTHING ALLOWANCE, JANUARY 1 TO JUNE 30, 1952, AT $5.10 A MONTH

30.60

LEAVE RATIONS, FEBRUARY 11 TO 17, 1952, AT $1.20 A DAY

8.40

BASIC PAY AS A CORPORAL WITH OVER 4 YEARS OF SERVICE, JULY 3 TO AUGUST 11, 1952, AT $137.59 A MONTH 178.87

FOREIGN SERVICE PAY, JULY 3 TO AUGUST 2, 1952, AT $13 A MONTH

13.00

CLOTHING ALLOWANCE, JULY 1 TO AUGUST 11, 1952, AT $4.20 A MONTH

5.74

PAY FOR 10 DAYS OF UNUSED LEAVE, AT $137.59 A MONTH

45.86

SUBSISTENCE ALLOWANCE FOR 10 DAYS OF UNUSED LEAVE, AT $0.70 A DAY

7.00

TRAVEL ALLOWANCE AT DISCHARGE 17.82

FIRST INSTALLMENT OF MUSTERING-OUT PAY 100.00

------- $1,454.11

CHARGES

CLASS QD ALLOTMENT, NOVEMBER 1951 THROUGH JULY 1952, AT $60 A MONTH $540.00

CLASS E ALLOTMENT (NATIONAL BANKERS LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY), JANUARY 1 TO JULY 31, 1952, AT $10 A MONTH 70.00

WITHHOLDING TAX 159.50

COURT-MARTIAL FORFEITURE 21.00

PAYMENTS BY ARMY DISBURSING OFFICERS ($10, $10, $10, $10, $10, $10, $20 AND $117.82)

197.82

------- 988.32

BALANCE DUE YOU $465.79 ..END :