Air Force

March 28, 2014

Dependent rate BAH recertification begins in March

Tags:
Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler
99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs Office

The Air Force will be conducting a force-wide dependent rate Base Allowance for Housing recertification between March and December 2014. Individuals who are receiving or entitled to dependent rate pay will be contacted by the finance office and asked to fill out AF form 594 (Application and Authorization to start, stop or change Basic Allowance for Quarters or Dependency Redetermination) and provide any relevant certificates or decrees. Individuals will be contacted in numerical order based on the last two digits of their social security number and will have 30 days to turn in the required documentation to the finance office.

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The finance office will began conducting Base Allowance for Housing recertification for all individuals receiving with-dependent rate BAH March 1 and is scheduled to be completed by December.

According to a memorandum sent out by the Department of the Air Force, there will be an AF-wide BAH-recertification of every member of the Air Force including active duty, Guard and Reserve, who are receiving or are entitled to dependent rate BAH.

“BAH is considered a high value item, obviously with the [budget tightening] going on right now, we’re trying to make sure that all of our funds are accounted for,” said 2nd Lt. Christopher Rose, 99th Comptroller Squadron financial services officer.

Individuals who are receiving dependent rate or who are entitled to dependent rate will need to provide the following documentation:

  • Air Force form 594 Application and Authorization to Start, Stop or Change   Basic Allowance for Quarters (BAQ) or Dependency Redetermination
  • Any supporting documentation that is the basis for your dependent rate BAH such as a marriage certificate, birth certificate, divorce decree, etc.

Any certificates or documentation being brought along with the AF form 594 must either be the original document or a certified copy. AF form 594 may not be digitally signed. There must be a written signature.

Every Air Force member who is stationed at Nellis AFB, whether they are active duty, Guard or Reserve will be notified via email by the financial office based off of the last two digits of their social security number. The lower the digits, the earlier the individual will be contacted. Digits 00 to 09 will be contacted in March, 10 to 20 in April, etc.

Individuals will have 30 days after notification to get their documents to the finance office. If there is no response the individual’s BAH rate will change from the dependent rate to the single rate.

“As long as you provide the appropriate paperwork, nothing’s going to change,” Rose said.

The recertification process has already begun. It started March 1, and it will continue to the end of the year, Dec 31.

Individuals must hand carry their documentation to the finance office which is located in Building 11. Persons do not need to wait to be contacted by the finance office. They may turn in documentation any time before being contacted.

For more information, call (702) 652-4844




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adawn Kelsey

Continued education inspires new Creech tradition

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adawn Kelsey Master Sergeant Bryan Teeples, 15th Reconnaissance Squadron first sergeant, takes a selfie with Col. James Cluff, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing commander, and Chief Mast...
 
 
U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo

F-35 and F-22 combine capabilities in operational integration training mission

U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo F-22 Raptors from the 94th Fighter Squadron, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., and F-35A Lightning IIs from the 58th Fighter Squadron, Eglin Air Force Base, Fl., fly in formation...
 
 

Our quest for zero

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – Day in, and day out, we try to keep up with the hustle and bustle of the Nellis AFB mission; from the airmen basic replacing a sink facet to a colonel flying a training sortie, we all have some part in fulfilling this mission. The question is, how safe...
 

 

Airmen Powered by Innovation program launches new site

WASHINGTON — Fellow Airmen, Your enthusiasm and ingenuity continues to be our Air Force’s number one weapon system! In April we launched the Airmen Powered by Innovation program aimed at turning your ideas into real cost savings for our Air Force. Since coming online API has received and reviewed more than 2,400 ideas and that...
 
 
DoD
U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

Raptor demo team soars into sky

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE Nev. — Just as they do at many airshows across the nation, the F-22 Raptor Demonstration and Heritage Team from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, showcased the capabilities of the F-22 in the skies ...
 
 

Social well-being vital to Airman wellness

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — In order to accomplish the Air Force mission, and remain resilient to adversity, Airmen must maintain high levels of physical, mental, spiritual and social fitness. This quarter, the 99th Air Base Wing will focus on social fitness, by participating in events that focus on this Comprehensive Airmen Fitness pillar...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin