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Pay & Personnel News Updates from our Branches

PPC Customer / SPO Newsletter (3rd Quarter, CY2021)


Issue 05/21 (July, August and September, 2021) of the PPC Customer NewsletterPDF is now available.

This issue includes the following items:

  • Defense Travel Management Office allowances and regulations update
  • Enlisted Reserve Advancement Announcement
  • Enlisted Advancement Authorization (EPAA)
  • Reserve Supplemental Advancement Lists Updated
  • BM2 Active Duty Supplemental Advancement Eligibility List Posted
  • Customer Service Improvements at P&A Offices due to PSI
  • Military Justice Manual Updated
  • Proper Usage of the Pay Corrections Action Request
  • Reserve Inactive Duty for Training Direct Access Approval Process Change
  • GSA Releases FY 2022 Per Diem Rates
  • Enlisted Evaluation Report Forms (CG-3788A-G) Revised
  • Military Housing Privatization Initiative Tenant Bill of Rights
  • ALCOAST 309/21: Joint Travel Regulations Update to Temporary Lodging Expense (TLE)
  • GSA City Pair Program Creates Economic Growth By Awarding Eight New Contracts for FY22
  • Rental Car Shortage Felt by Federal Travelers
  • One Service-Wide Examination (1-SWE) FAQs Added
  • Guidance for Requesting Advance Dislocation Allowance (DLA) During Financial System Modernization Solution (FSMS) Cutover
  • WEBNOW-Electronically Imaged Record Viewing Upgraded - New Procedure
  • Travel Assist Teams are here to help you learn the new electronic travel system
  • Direct Access Limited Availability Periods Scheduled for October 2021
  • Training Opportunity: SGLI Program Overview
  • ETS & FSMS Messages
  • Direct Access guide updates
  • Travel & TPAX guide updates: