Member's Entitlement to Basic Allowance for Quarters

B-183846: Oct 9, 1975

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A member's entitlement to basic allowance for quarters (BAQ) for a certain period was questioned. His request had been approved by the company, battalion, and brigade commanders, but due to administrative breakdown, not by the installation commander. He was entitled to BAQ based upon delayed approval by the proper authority even though there was a delay in the issuance of a statement of nonavailability since the statement merely documented facts discernible from other records.