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Pay & Personnel News Updates from our Branches

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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. 7, 2019

Fiscal Year 2020 Class "C" School Orders and Travel Guidance

​ALCOAST message 344/19 provides information clarifies “C” School TDY travel guidance and highlights critical policy

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. 27, 2019

Travel Object Class Codes (OCCs) Additions and Updates

The Coast Guard Finance Center has added ten new Travel Object Class Codes and updated several others. These new and updated Object Class Codes are effective immediately.

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. 29, 2019

Fiscal Year (2020) Standard Continental U.S. Per Diem Rate Announced

The FY20 Standard CONUS per diem rate is $151 applicable for all official travel performed on or after 1 October 2019 to 30 September 2020.

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 27, 2019

Career Sea Pay (CSP) Entitlement While TDY to a Cutter in Shipyard

Career Sea Pay (CSP) is authorized for members that are permanently or temporarily assigned for duty to a vessel pursuant to competent orders and that the unit's mission is underway. If duty performed was on or about the vessel while it was not underway and the TDY member was not accruing CSP prior to the cutters entry into the shipyard means that there is no entitlement to CSP during that period.

May 28, 2019

Readiness - Ongoing and Future Contingency Operations Direct That All Users Activate Their CITI-Bank Government Travel Charge Card (GTCC)

June 1st is the official start to hurricane season. Last year, 8 named storms displaced thousands of Coast Guard members and their families while hundreds of other Coast Guard Personnel, from around the Nation, surged to respond to the impacted communities. This, along with ongoing contingences the Coast Guard is responding to, is a strong reminder that all eligible Coast Guard GTCC cardholders should have a CITI travel card and they should activate their new CITI travel cards in the event of an of immediate evacuation or deployment.

May 1, 2019

Pay and Personnel Center Travel eNewsletter/FAQ

2019 Transfer Season is about to be in full swing! Read our newsletter for the latest tips.

Dec. 26, 2018

PCS Mileage (MALT) and TDY Mileage Rates

Effective 1 January 2019, the MALT (monetary allowance in lieu of transportation) rate per authorized POC (privately owned conveyance) is $0.20 (twenty cents) per mile. This rate is effective for all PCS travel that commences on or after 1 January 2019 (i.e., the initial travel is started).

Sept. 25, 2018

Travel Authorizations That Crossover Fiscal Years

Just a reminder for TPAX Approving Officials, for settlements when travel crosses over fiscal years (e.g. travel begins in FY18 and ends in FY19), the settlement request shall cite both an FY18 and FY19 Line of Accounting. The travel order number should remain the same.

Sept. 10, 2018

Tip! Bulk Evacuation Orders and Claims

With the recent evacuations on the east coast due to Hurricane Florence, CWO2 Jennifer Brown, CG Sector Delaware Bay, provided updated instructions and examples on how to produce bulk evacuation orders to include dependents. The "zip" file below contains the necessary files and instructions for using MS Word's "Mail Merge" function to take information from a spreadsheet and automatically populate the required fields on travel orders.

Aug. 20, 2018

Termination of Flat-Rate Per Diem During Long Term TDY - Flag Voice #489

On Monday, 13 August 2018, the President signed the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019. In the NDAA there is a section, entitled: “Prohibition on Per Diem Allowance Reductions Based on the Duration of Temporary Duty Assignment or Civilian Travel,” which includes a repeal of the authority to prescribe a reduced flat rate per diem for long-term temporary duty (TDY) travel. The policy effecting per diem became effective immediately. This means that flat rate per diem (for travel over 30 days) applies through midnight of the day BEFORE the Act was signed, and normal per diem rules apply as of the date of signature; this applies to members currently performing TDY.

Aug. 14, 2018

Repeal of Flat Rate Per Diem for Long Term Lodging Effective 8/13

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 includes an immediate repeal of the authority to prescribe a reduced flat rate per diem for long-term temporary duty (TDY) travel.