[Air Force Officer's Request for Waiver of Overpayment of Aviator Continuation Pay]

B-271951: Dec 17, 1996

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A former Air Force officer requested waiver of his indebtedness for overpayment of aviator continuation pay, contending that he was entitled to the full annual installment under the terms of his continuation pay agreement despite his involuntary midyear separation. GAO held that: (1) the officer did not qualify for waiver under GAO waiver authority, since under the given circumstances, collection was not against equity and good conscience; and (2) it no longer had jurisdiction to consider the officer's claim to the full installment payment, since that authority was transferred to the Department of Defense. Accordingly, the request for waiver was denied.