Travel and Per Diem Incident to Change of Station

B-188462: Jul 11, 1977

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A former member of the U.S. Army claimed entitlement to personal and dependent travel, as well as per diem, incident to a change of station made in conjunction with his involuntary separation from the Army. The member was entitled to per diem based on the time required to travel from the Canal Zone to the normal processing station for personnel returning for separation on a constructive basis, but not for time required to travel to a more distant station selected by him. Per diem allowance for temporary duty in Hawaii was limited by regulations covering an officer on temporary duty in Hawaii where both government quarters and government mess were available.