B-116023, JUN. 14, 1960

B-116023: Jun 14, 1960

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TO THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY: REFERENCE IS MADE TO OUR LETTER TO YOU DATED JUNE 9. HE WAS INDEBTED TO THE UNITED STATES AS OF FEBRUARY 29. WE HAVE BEEN INFORMED BY THE RETIRED PAY DIVISION. THAT COLONEL PLUMMER'S RECORDS HAVE BEEN ADJUSTED TO SHOW HIS ENTITLEMENT TO RETIRED PAY FROM SEPTEMBER 1. WAS $29.13. WAS $574.47 ($471.47 PLUS $103). A COPY OF THIS LETTER IS BEING SENT TO THE HONORABLE RALPH YARBOROUGH. WHO IS INTERESTED IN COLONEL PLUMMER'S CASE.

B-116023, JUN. 14, 1960

TO THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO OUR LETTER TO YOU DATED JUNE 9, 1960, B-116023, IN REGARD TO THE RETIRED PAY OF LIEUTENANT COLONEL LEONARD B. PLUMMER, ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES, RETIRED.

IN THAT LETTER WE ADVISED YOU THAT COLONEL PLUMMER SHOULD BE CREDITED WITH RETIRED PAY FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 1951, RATHER THAN FROM OCTOBER 1, 1951, AND THAT ON THAT BASIS AND ON THE BASIS OF OUR COMPUTATIONS OF PAY DUE HIM AND ACTUALLY PAID TO HIM, HE WAS INDEBTED TO THE UNITED STATES AS OF FEBRUARY 29, 1960, IN THE NET AMOUNT OF $471.47.

SINCE OUR LETTER TO YOU, WE HAVE BEEN INFORMED BY THE RETIRED PAY DIVISION, FINANCE CENTER, U.S. ARMY, THAT COLONEL PLUMMER'S RECORDS HAVE BEEN ADJUSTED TO SHOW HIS ENTITLEMENT TO RETIRED PAY FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 1951, AND THAT DURING THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER, HE RECEIVED COMPENSATION FROM THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $103.

THUS, THE UNDERPAYMENT TO THE OFFICER FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 1951, WAS $29.13, RATHER THAN $132.13 AS SHOWN IN OUR LETTER, AND HIS INDEBTEDNESS AS OF FEBRUARY 29, 1960, WAS $574.47 ($471.47 PLUS $103).

A COPY OF THIS LETTER IS BEING SENT TO THE HONORABLE RALPH YARBOROUGH, UNITED STATES SENATE, WHO IS INTERESTED IN COLONEL PLUMMER'S CASE.