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Tag: PCS

Nov. 8, 2019

Government Travel Charge Card CITI Bank Updates

​ALCGPSC message 125/19 provides important updates for the Government Travel Charge Card program. Topics include changing the default statement delivery to electronic, split disbursement, and more.

Nov. 1, 2019

Defense Travel Management Office Allowances and Regulations Update

The Defense Travel Management Office has updated the following information for 01 Nov. 2019:

Sept. 12, 2019

Government Travel Charge Card Program Updates

It's been quite some time since we've been able to send out any updates. We are still behind the 8 ball but at least we can share a few pieces of information.

Aug. 28, 2019

Keep DEERS Up to Date to Use TRICARE

Being able to use TRICARE depends on you keeping your information up to date in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS). DEERS is a database of active duty and retired service members, their family members, and others who are eligible for TRICARE. TRICARE eligibility shows up in DEERS based on the sponsor's status. It's essential to keep your DEERS record up to date to get timely and effective TRICARE benefits.

Aug. 14, 2019

SPO Consolidation Update - Patrol Forces Southwest Asia (PATFORSWA) SPO to be Disestablished

The SPO located at PATFORSWA (007006) will be disestablished effective 29 August 2019. All records previously serviced by the SPO at PATFORSWA will be moved to BASE Elizabeth City (PS) (046017)

Aug. 14, 2019

Critical Housing Area Update: Port Angeles, WA, La Push, WA and Neah Bay, WA, as a designated CHA

In accordance with Critical Housing Areas, COMDTINST 11101.15, ALCGPSC 017/19 is hereby updated effective 06 August 2019 to add Military Housing Area WA308 which includes Port Angeles, WA, La Push, WA and Neah Bay, WA, as a designated CHA.

Aug. 1, 2019

Critical Housing Area Update: Saugerties, NY

Effective 25 July 2019 to add Saugerties, NY (County Cost Group 780), is designated Critical Housing Area.

July 31, 2019

SPO Consolidation Update - Sector Corpus Christi SPO Closed

The SPO located at Sector Corpus Christi (007895) has been disestablished. All records previously serviced by the SPO at Sector Corpus Christi have been moved to BASE NOLA SPO (PS) (042311).

July 16, 2019

Screening Required for Assignments to Key West, Florida

Key West Florida is a remote location requiring an overseas screening of members and dependents prior to executing a permanent t change of station move..

July 2, 2019

Coast Guard Supplement to the Joint Travel Regulations Updated

The Coast Guard Supplement to the Joint Travel Regulations (JTR) has been updated. Get the new version of COMDTINST M4600.17 (series) at https://media.defense.gov/2019/Jul/01/2002152007/-1/-1/0/CIM_4600_17B.PDF.

June 30, 2019

Reminder: BAH for Single Recruit, OCS, or Academy Graduates In-Transit

A Transit housing allowance (BAH-Transit) is a temporary housing allowance paid while a member is in a travel or leave status between permanent duty stations, provided the member is not assigned Government quarters, including dependents who may be assigned to Government owned or leased family-type quarters. The Transit rate continues during proceed time and authorized delays en route, including TDY en route.

June 26, 2019

Reminder: BAH-Transit to Single Members PCS Transferred from outside the U.S.

The Transit housing allowance (BAH-Transit) is often overlooked by Servicing Personnel Offices resulting in members being underpaid.

June 26, 2019

Moving? Update DEERS for Uninterrupted TRICARE Coverage

Summer is when you and your family may fulfill new orders and move to a new duty station. If you move this summer, don't forget to update your information in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS). Being able to use TRICARE depends on keeping DEERS up to date.

June 22, 2019

Direct Access Orders Integration Process

The Orders Integration Process explained.

June 21, 2019

Reimbursement of Spouse State License and Certification Costs

This message announces the policy and procedures to reimburse a member of the armed forces for qualified re-licensing costs of a spouse due to relocation from another state due to PCS orders. This is another step in reducing the financial burden of transitioning from duty station to duty station within the United States for our Coast Guard Family members.