Commentary

December 20, 2013

Dollars and Sense

• All Airmen (active-duty, Reservists, Air National Guard, Defense Department employees, etc.) must submit a travel claim within five working days of completing travel. Contact the 56th Comptroller Squadron Financial Services Office for exceptions or special circumstances.

• For TDYs, excess baggage expenses are a reimbursable expense. However, a member should always refer back to the contingency, exercise, deployment order for reference. Based on the Airman’s mission parameters, some excess baggage fees are not reimbursable. When a member submits a travel voucher, they should attach a baggage receipt that contains the following information: weight, number of baggage and content of baggage.

Coyote quote: “People are living longer than ever before, a phenomenon undoubtedly made necessary by the 30-year mortgage.”




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