Claim for Travel Allowance to Retirement Homesite

B-165476: Jul 23, 1976

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A retired Air Force officer requested reconsideration of the denial of his claim for a travel allowance from his last station to his retirement home in California. He did not qualify for a travel allowance because he did not establish a home in California within the required 1-year period. In addition, the record did not establish that the officer's travel to California was for the purpose of establishing a retirement home there. Disallowance of the claim was sustained.