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An Army member claimed a waiver of indebtedness for excess weight charges incident to his transfer. GAO found that the: (1) Army had allocated the entire shipment to his allowance rather than to the combined weight allowance for the member and his spouse, resulting in his purported indebtedness for excess weight; and (2) member and his spouse demonstrated that they intended the shipment to be made under a combined allowance, since they accepted the delivery and did not seek to have the Army reship the household goods because of a misdelivery. Accordingly, waiver was granted.


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