B-142071, JUN. 6, 1960

B-142071: Jun 6, 1960

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USA: THIS IS IN REFERENCE TO YOUR LETTER OF FEBRUARY 9. - IN WHICH YOU WERE ALLOWED INCREASED RETIRED PAY ON THE BASIS OF THE GRADE OF LIEUTENANT COLONEL EFFECTIVE FROM NOVEMBER 3. IS BARRED BY 31 U.S.C. 71A) UNDER AUTHORITY OF DECISION OF SEPTEMBER 3. INSTRUCTIONS ARE BEING ISSUED THIS DATE TO THE CLAIMS DIVISION OF THIS OFFICE AUTHORIZING A SETTLEMENT IN YOUR FAVOR.

B-142071, JUN. 6, 1960

TO LIEUTENANT COLONEL ROBERT B. HOOD, USA:

THIS IS IN REFERENCE TO YOUR LETTER OF FEBRUARY 9, 1960, CONCERNING THE ACTION TAKEN IN CLAIMS DIVISION, GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE, CERTIFICATION DATED JANUARY 4, 1960--- IN WHICH YOU WERE ALLOWED INCREASED RETIRED PAY ON THE BASIS OF THE GRADE OF LIEUTENANT COLONEL EFFECTIVE FROM NOVEMBER 3, 1949, (THE PERIOD PRIOR TO NOVEMBER 3, 1949, IS BARRED BY 31 U.S.C. 71A) UNDER AUTHORITY OF DECISION OF SEPTEMBER 3, 1959, B-131700--- AND REQUESTING ADDITIONAL RETIRED PAY ON THE BASIS OF THE GRADE OF COLONEL UNDER THE RULE OF THE CARHART DECISION OF JULY 13, 1959, C.CLS. NO. 353- 57.

INSTRUCTIONS ARE BEING ISSUED THIS DATE TO THE CLAIMS DIVISION OF THIS OFFICE AUTHORIZING A SETTLEMENT IN YOUR FAVOR, IF OTHERWISE CORRECT, UNDER THE RULE OF THE CARHART CASE. THE CHECK IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,413.46, REPRESENTING THE PROCEEDS OF THE CERTIFICATION OF JANUARY 4, 1960, MAY BE NEGOTIATED BY YOU WITHOUT PREJUDICE.