B-14431, FEBRUARY 1, 1941, 20 COMP. GEN. 423

B-14431: Feb 1, 1941

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IS ENTITLED TO ACTUAL EXPENSES OF TRANSPORTATION AND PER DIEM IN LIEU OF SUBSISTENCE FROM THE PLACE OF ORGANIZED RESERVE DUTY TO THE POINT WHERE HE DIVERGED FROM THE DIRECT ROUTE TO THE PERMANENT DUTY STATION AND TO MILEAGE FROM SUCH POINT TO THE TEMPORARY DUTY STATION AND THENCE TO THE PERMANENT DUTY STATION. REQUESTING DECISION AS TO THE POINTS BETWEEN WHICH ACTUAL EXPENSES ARE PAYABLE AND THE POINTS BETWEEN WHICH MILEAGE IS PAYABLE TO MAJ. WHICH TRAVEL WAS AUTHORIZED BY PARAGRAPH 97. IS RELIEVED FROM DETAIL WITH THE ORGANIZED RESERVES. IS THEN ASSIGNED TO THE MEDICAL DEPARTMENT REPLACEMENT CENTER. HE WILL PROCEED BY RAIL TO WASHINGTON. WILL PROCEED TO CAMP GRANT. THE TRAVEL DIRECTED IS NECESSARY IN THE MILITARY SERVICE.

B-14431, FEBRUARY 1, 1941, 20 COMP. GEN. 423

TRAVELING EXPENSES AND MILEAGE - ARMY OFFICERS - MIXED DUTIES A REGULAR ARMY OFFICER RELIEVED FROM DETAIL WITH THE ORGANIZED RESERVES AND ORDERED TO TRAVEL TO A TEMPORARY DUTY PLACE AND THENCE TO AN ARMY POST FOR PERMANENT DUTY AND, HENCE, IS ENTITLED TO ACTUAL EXPENSES OF TRANSPORTATION AND PER DIEM IN LIEU OF SUBSISTENCE FROM THE PLACE OF ORGANIZED RESERVE DUTY TO THE POINT WHERE HE DIVERGED FROM THE DIRECT ROUTE TO THE PERMANENT DUTY STATION AND TO MILEAGE FROM SUCH POINT TO THE TEMPORARY DUTY STATION AND THENCE TO THE PERMANENT DUTY STATION.

ASSISTANT COMPTROLLER GENERAL ELLIOTT TO LT. COL. JOHN L. SCOTT, UNITED STATES ARMY, FEBRUARY 1, 1941:

THERE HAS BEEN RECEIVED YOUR LETTER OF JANUARY 11, 1941, REQUESTING DECISION AS TO THE POINTS BETWEEN WHICH ACTUAL EXPENSES ARE PAYABLE AND THE POINTS BETWEEN WHICH MILEAGE IS PAYABLE TO MAJ. JOHN F. BOHLENDER, MEDICAL CORPS, UNITED STATES ARMY, FOR TRAVEL PERFORMED DECEMBER 2 TO 6, 1940, FROM LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, TO WASHINGTON, D.C., AND THENCE DECEMBER 15 TO 16 TO CAMP GRANT, ILLINOIS, WHICH TRAVEL WAS AUTHORIZED BY PARAGRAPH 97, SPECIAL ORDERS NO. 278, WAR DEPARTMENT, DATED NOVEMBER 26, 1940, AS FOLLOWS:

PAR. 97. MAJOR JOHN F. BOHLENDER, MEDICAL CORPS, IS RELIEVED FROM DETAIL WITH THE ORGANIZED RESERVES, NINTH CORPS AREA, WITH STATION AT LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, EFFECTIVE ON OR ABOUT DECEMBER 1, 1940, AND IS THEN ASSIGNED TO THE MEDICAL DEPARTMENT REPLACEMENT CENTER, CAMP GRANT, ILLINOIS. HE WILL PROCEED BY RAIL TO WASHINGTON, D.C., AND REPORT TO THE ADJUTANT GENERAL FOR TEMPORARY DUTY IN THE OFFICE OF THE SURGEON GENERAL AND, UPON COMPLETION OF THIS TEMPORARY DUTY, WILL PROCEED TO CAMP GRANT, ILLINOIS, AND REPORT FOR DUTY. THE TRAVEL DIRECTED IS NECESSARY IN THE MILITARY SERVICE. REIMBURSEMENT FOR TRAVEL AND FLAT PER DIEM OF $6.00, IN LIEU OF SUBSISTENCE, ARE AUTHORIZED. FD 1243 P 7-0622, 7-0630, 7-0696, 7- 0625, 7-1378, 7-0700, 7-0730, 7-0110, 7-0284, A 1505-01. EXCESS TRAVEL IS CHARGEABLE TO FD 1416, P177-0620 A 10410-01. ( A.G. 210.31.) (31 OCT. 40.)

THIS REGULAR ARMY OFFICER WHILE RETURNING TO THE ARMY POST FOR PERMANENT DUTY FROM DUTY WITH THE ORGANIZED RESERVES WAS TRAVELING "ON DUTY IN CONNECTION WITH THE ORGANIZED RESERVES" AND UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE ACT OF JUNE 13, 1940, 54 STAT. 373, PROVIDING FUNDS FOR THE " ORGANIZED RESERVES" HE IS ENTITLED TO ACTUAL AND NECESSARY EXPENSES OR PER DIEM IN LIEU THEREOF, 8 COMP. GEN. 157; PARAGRAPH 2C, A.R. 35-4850. HE IS THEREFORE ENTITLED TO ACTUAL EXPENSES OF TRANSPORTATION AND PER DIEM IN LIEU OF SUBSISTENCE AS PROVIDED IN HIS ORDERS FROM LOS ANGELES TO THE POINT WHERE HE DIVERGED FROM THE DIRECT ROUTE TO CAMP GRANT, PURSUANT TO HIS ORDERS TO PROCEED TO WASHINGTON, .C., FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF TEMPORARY ARMY DUTY; FROM THE POINT OF DEVIATION TO WASHINGTON AND RETURN THENCE TO CAMP GRANT, HE IS ENTITLED TO MILEAGE UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 12 OF THE ACT OF JUNE 10, 1922, 42 STAT. 631, AS AMENDED. CHICAGO BEING THE PRACTICABLE TRANSFER POINT IN CONNECTION WITH THE DIRECTED TRAVEL, ACTUAL EXPENSES OF TRANSPORTATION AND PER DIEM IN LIEU OF SUBSISTENCE MAY BE PAID THERETO, AND MILEAGE MAY BE PAID THENCE TO WASHINGTON, D.C., AND RETURN TO CAMP GRANT.