B-136890, SEP 11, 1958

B-136890: Sep 11, 1958

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REQUESTS OUR DECISION WHETHER PAYMENT IS AUTHORIZED ON THE MILITARY PAY ORDER IN FAVOR OF AIRMAN FIRST CLASS HERBERT A. IN THAT DECISION WE CONCLUDED THAT REENLISTMENT BONUS WAS PAYABLE UNDER SECTION 208 OF THE CAREER COMPENSATION ACT OF 1949. THE MILITARY PAY ORDER IS RETURNED FOR PAYMENT IF OTHERWISE CORRECT.

B-136890, SEP 11, 1958

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CAPTAIN K. FELTHAM, USAF:

YOUR LETTER OF JUNE 13, 1958, WITH ENCLOSURES, REQUESTS OUR DECISION WHETHER PAYMENT IS AUTHORIZED ON THE MILITARY PAY ORDER IN FAVOR OF AIRMAN FIRST CLASS HERBERT A. PAPER, AF 37127310, FOR REENLISTMENT BONUS UPON ENLISTMENT IN THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE FOLLOWING ENLISTED AND COMMISSIONED SERVICE IN THE ARMY AND COMMISSIONED SERVICE IN THE AIR FORCE.

YOUR QUESTION APPEARS TO BE ANSWERED BY OUR DECISION DATED AUGUST 14, 1958, B-136765, 38 COMP. GEN. , COPY HEREWITH. IN THAT DECISION WE CONCLUDED THAT REENLISTMENT BONUS WAS PAYABLE UNDER SECTION 208 OF THE CAREER COMPENSATION ACT OF 1949, 68 STAT. 488, TO AN AIRMAN WHO REENLISTED IN THE AIR FORCE FOLLOWING SERVICE AS AN OFFICER IN THE AIR FORCE AFTER TRANSFER THERETO UNDER THE NATIONAL SECURITY ACT OF 1947, SUCH SERVICE HAVING BEEN IMMEDIATELY PRECEDED BY SERVICE AS AN OFFICER AND AS AN ENLISTED MAN (AVIATION CADET) IN THE ARMY.

THE MILITARY PAY ORDER IS RETURNED FOR PAYMENT IF OTHERWISE CORRECT.