B-140426, DEC. 15, 1959

B-140426: Dec 15, 1959

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TO THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY: REFERENCE IS MADE TO LETTER OF JUNE 25. THE EXCEPTIONS WERE TAKEN ON THE BASIS THAT BASIC AVIATION TRAINING OF AVIATION CADETS COMES WITHIN THE PURVIEW OF PARAGRAPH 4201 12. WHICH PROVIDES THAT PER DIEM ALLOWANCES ARE NOT PAYABLE FOR NEWLY INDUCTED OR ENLISTED MEMBERS WHO. ARE PARTICIPATING IN PERIODS OF BASIC TRAINING. OR INSTRUCTION AT PLACES WHERE BOTH GOVERNMENT QUARTERS AND SUBSISTANCE ARE AVAILABLE. THE MATTER HAS BEEN CONSIDERED AND THE EXCEPTIONS IN QUESTION HAVE BEEN REMOVED.

B-140426, DEC. 15, 1959

TO THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO LETTER OF JUNE 25, 1959, AND ENCLOSURE, FROM THE UNDER SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, PDTATAC, CONTROL NO. 59-27, QUESTIONING THE PROPRIETY OF AUDIT EXCEPTIONS TAKEN BY OUR NAVY AUDIT BRANCH TO PER DIEM PAYMENTS MADE TO AVIATION CADETS IN CONNECTION WITH THE PERFORMANCE OF TEMPORARY ADDITIONAL DUTY WHILE UNDERGOING CADET TRAINING. THE EXCEPTIONS WERE TAKEN ON THE BASIS THAT BASIC AVIATION TRAINING OF AVIATION CADETS COMES WITHIN THE PURVIEW OF PARAGRAPH 4201 12, JOINT TRAVEL REGULATIONS, WHICH PROVIDES THAT PER DIEM ALLOWANCES ARE NOT PAYABLE FOR NEWLY INDUCTED OR ENLISTED MEMBERS WHO, PRIOR TO REPORTING TO THEIR FIRST PERMANENT STATION, ARE PARTICIPATING IN PERIODS OF BASIC TRAINING, PROCESSING, INDOCTRINATION, OR INSTRUCTION AT PLACES WHERE BOTH GOVERNMENT QUARTERS AND SUBSISTANCE ARE AVAILABLE.

THE MATTER HAS BEEN CONSIDERED AND THE EXCEPTIONS IN QUESTION HAVE BEEN REMOVED.