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USNR: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF AUGUST 28. YOU WERE DETACHED FROM DUTY ABOARD THE U. YOUR HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS WERE SHIPPED AT GOVERNMENT EXPENSE FROM PORTSMOUTH. 020 POUNDS WERE SHIPPED AT PERSONAL EXPENSE FROM ALBUQUERQUE. YOUR CLAIM FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF THE EXPENSES SO INCURRED WAS DISALLOWED BY THE SETTLEMENT DATED AUGUST 20. THAT IS TO SAY. ONE MOVEMENT OF HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS AT GOVERNMENT EXPENSE INCIDENT TO A GIVEN SET OF CHANGE OF STATION ORDERS IS AUTHORIZED. THERE IS NO AUTHORITY FOR PAYMENT OF ANY PART OF YOUR CLAIM FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF THE EXPENSES INCURRED IN SHIPPING YOUR EFFECTS FROM ALBUQUERQUE TO LOS ALAMOS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INFORMATION TO THE CONTRARY WHICH MAY HAVE BEEN FURNISHED YOU BY THE SUPPLY OFFICER AT PORTSMOUTH.

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B-117071, DEC 14, 1953

PRECIS-UNAVAILABLE

RUSSELL F. WILSON, LIEUTENANT (JG), USNR:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF AUGUST 28, 1953, REQUESTING REVIEW OF SETTLEMENT DATED AUGUST 20, 1953, WHICH DISALLOWED YOUR CLAIM FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF THE COST OF SHIPPING YOUR HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS FROM ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, TO LOS ALAMOS, NEW MEXICO.

BY ORDERS DATED MARCH 11, 1952, YOU WERE DETACHED FROM DUTY ABOARD THE U. S. S. MISSOURI (BB-63) AND ASSIGNED TO DUTY AT LOS ALAMOS, NEW MEXICO. UPON YOUR APPLICATION DATED APRIL 2, 1952, YOUR HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS WERE SHIPPED AT GOVERNMENT EXPENSE FROM PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA, TO THE TRANSPORTATION OFFICER, SANDIA BASE, ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, FOR STORAGE. IT APPEARS THAT THEREAFTER ON DECEMBER 3, 1952, SUCH HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS WEIGHING 3,020 POUNDS WERE SHIPPED AT PERSONAL EXPENSE FROM ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, TO LOS ALAMOS, NEW MEXICO. YOUR CLAIM FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF THE EXPENSES SO INCURRED WAS DISALLOWED BY THE SETTLEMENT DATED AUGUST 20, 1953.

PARAGRAPH 8013-1, JOINT TRAVEL REGULATIONS, PROVIDES THAT THE AUTHORITY FOR SHIPMENT OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS AT GOVERNMENT EXPENSE EXTENDS ONLY TO THE THROUGH SHIPMENT TO AUTHORIZED ULTIMATE DESTINATION OF THE SAME LOT OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS, THAT IS TO SAY, BUT ONE MOVEMENT OF HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS AT GOVERNMENT EXPENSE INCIDENT TO A GIVEN SET OF CHANGE OF STATION ORDERS IS AUTHORIZED. THE SHIPMENT OF YOUR HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS AT GOVERNMENT EXPENSE IN COMPLIANCE WITH YOUR REQUEST FROM PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA, TO ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, EXHAUSTED YOUR SHIPPING RIGHTS INCIDENT TO YOUR ORDERS OF MARCH 11, 1952. THEREFORE, THERE IS NO AUTHORITY FOR PAYMENT OF ANY PART OF YOUR CLAIM FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF THE EXPENSES INCURRED IN SHIPPING YOUR EFFECTS FROM ALBUQUERQUE TO LOS ALAMOS, NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INFORMATION TO THE CONTRARY WHICH MAY HAVE BEEN FURNISHED YOU BY THE SUPPLY OFFICER AT PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA, AT THE TIME OF SHIPMENT OF YOUR EFFECTS.

THE SETTLEMENT OF AUGUST 20, 1953, IS SUSTAINED.

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