B-157620, SEP 27, 1971

B-157620: Sep 27, 1971

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MUNGO WAS AUTHORIZED TEMPORARY DUTY AT ORLANDO. SINCE IT APPEARS THAT IT WAS ORIGINALLY INTENDED THAT MR. THE CLAIM WAS THE SUBJECT OF A LETTER DATED APRIL 30. TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION WERE AUTHORIZED FOR MR. WAS DIRECTED TO RELOCATE AUTEC. T 1269 WAS ISSUED TO CONFIRM VERBAL ORDERS GIVEN ON DECEMBER 22. A PER DIEM RATE OF $15 WAS AUTHORIZED FOR THE FIRST 30 DAYS. HE WAS ADVANCED $1. T-1269 WAS CANCELLED ON THE BASIS THAT IT WAS ISSUED IN ERROR AND HE WAS REQUIRED TO REFUND THE PER DIEM ALLOWANCE OF $1. SINCE IT APPEARS THAT IT WAS ORIGINALLY INTENDED THAT MR. MUNGO IS BEING FURNISHED A COPY OF THIS LETTER. WILL BE SET OFF AGAINST THE AMOUNT FOUND DUE.

B-157620, SEP 27, 1971

CIVILIAN PERSONNEL - TEMPORARY DUTY - AMENDMENT OF ORDERS DECISION ALLOWING PAYMENT OF A VOUCHER IN FAVOR OF MR. DON MUNGO IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,164 REPRESENTING PER DIEM IN LIEU OF SUBSISTENCE ALLEGED TO BE DUE INCIDENT TO TEMPORARY DUTY WITH THE ATLANTIC UNDERSEA TEST AND EVALUATION CENTER (AUTEC), WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. UNDER AMENDMENT A TO HIS TRAVEL ORDERS, MR. MUNGO WAS AUTHORIZED TEMPORARY DUTY AT ORLANDO, FLA., PENDING RELOCATION OF THE AUTEC HEADQUARTERS TO WEST PALM BEACH. SINCE IT APPEARS THAT IT WAS ORIGINALLY INTENDED THAT MR. MUNGO SERVE ON TEMPORARY DUTY IN ORLANDO, FLA., GAO SEES NO OBJECTION TO REINSTATEMENT OF AMENDMENT A TO TRAVEL ORDER NO. T-1269 SO AS TO ALLOW PER DIEM IN THE MANNER PROPOSED THEREIN.

TO COMMANDING OFFICER, NAVY REGIONAL FINANCE CENTER:

WE RETURN HEREWITH A VOUCHER IN FAVOR OF MR. DON MUNGO IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,164 REPRESENTING PER DIEM IN LIEU OF SUBSISTENCE ALLEGED TO BE DUE FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY 2, 1967, THROUGH APRIL 28, 1967. THE CLAIM WAS THE SUBJECT OF A LETTER DATED APRIL 30, 1970, FROM THE ATLANTIC UNDERSEA TEST AND EVALUATION CENTER, WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA, COPY HEREWITH.

BY TRAVEL ORDER NO. T-1269, DATED JANUARY 3, 1967, TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION WERE AUTHORIZED FOR MR. MUNGO AND HIS DEPENDENTS IN CONNECTION WITH A PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION FROM DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, TUCSON, ARIZONA, TO THE ATLANTIC UNDERSEA TEST AND EVALUATION CENTER (AUTEC) HEADQUARTERS, ORLANDO, FLORIDA. HE REPORTED FOR DUTY AT AUTEC HEADQUARTERS ON JANUARY 3, 1967, AND ON JANUARY 6, 1967, BY COMNAVSHIPSYSCOM LETTER, THE COMMANDING OFFICER, AUTEC, WAS DIRECTED TO RELOCATE AUTEC, HEADQUARTERS FROM ORLANDO TO WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA, AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. AMENDMENT A TO TRAVEL ORDER NO. T 1269 WAS ISSUED TO CONFIRM VERBAL ORDERS GIVEN ON DECEMBER 22, 1966, FOR TEMPORARY DUTY IN ORLANDO, FLORIDA, VICE PERMANENT ASSIGNMENT, PENDING ULTIMATE ESTABLISHMENT OF PERMANENT AUTEC HEADQUARTERS AT WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA, ON OR ABOUT MAY 1, 1967. A PER DIEM RATE OF $15 WAS AUTHORIZED FOR THE FIRST 30 DAYS, $12 FOR THE NEXT 30 DAYS AND $9 FOR ANY ADDITIONAL DAYS OF TEMPORARY DUTY AT ORLANDO, FLORIDA. HE WAS ADVANCED $1,164 FOR PER DIEM ALLOWANCE ON MARCH 23, 1967. ON APRIL 10, 1967, AMENDMENT A TO TRAVEL ORDER NO. T-1269 WAS CANCELLED ON THE BASIS THAT IT WAS ISSUED IN ERROR AND HE WAS REQUIRED TO REFUND THE PER DIEM ALLOWANCE OF $1,164 PREVIOUSLY ADVANCED UNDER AMENDMENT A.

SINCE IT APPEARS THAT IT WAS ORIGINALLY INTENDED THAT MR. MUNGO SERVE ON TEMPORARY DUTY IN ORLANDO, FLORIDA, WE SEE NO OBJECTION TO REINSTATEMENT OF AMENDMENT A TO TRAVEL ORDER NO. T-1269 SO AS TO ALLOW PER DIEM TO MR. MUNGO IN THE MANNER PROPOSED THEREIN. MR. MUNGO IS BEING FURNISHED A COPY OF THIS LETTER. WE ASSUME THAT ANY AMOUNTS RECEIVED BY MR. MUNGO, TO WHICH HE WOULD NOT OTHERWISE BE ENTITLED ON THE BASIS OF ORLANDO BEING DESIGNATED AS HIS TEMPORARY DUTY STATION, SUCH AS TEMPORARY QUARTERS ALLOWANCE, WILL BE SET OFF AGAINST THE AMOUNT FOUND DUE.