while processing for separation from the Service,
release from active duty, placement on the
temporary disability retired list, or retirement,
when the last PDS is different from the location
where processing is accomplished.
TED Terminal eligibility date.
TEMAC Temporary active duty.
TEMADD Temporary additional duty. This term
is synonymously used with TAD.
TEMADDINS Temporary additional duty under
TEMDU Temporary duty.
TEMDUINS Temporary duty under instruction.
TICKLER FILE A file that is established by most
offices and one which is used to remind
administrative personnel of pending actions or
events. This file should be checked daily if it is
to be effective.
TIR Time in rate.
TU Temporary lodging allowance. TLA is a PCS
allowance payable incident to initially reporting
to an overseas PDS, detaching from an overseas
PDS, or under certain other circumstances. It is
servicemember for more than normal expenses
incident to the use of temporary lodgings
TLE Temporary lodging expense. TLE is paid in
CONUS under the JFTR, volume 1, chapter 5,
part H. TLE is intended to partially offset the
cost of occupying temporary lodging incident to
a PCS move.
TRAHAB Training or rehabilitation.
TRANSOCEANIC TRAVEL Travel which, if
performed by surface means of commercial
transportation over a usually traveled route,
would require the use of oceangoing vessels.
TRAVEL ORDERS A written instrument issued or
approved by the Secretary of the Service
concerned, such as the Secretary of the Navy, or
such person(s) to whom authority has been
delegated or redelegate to issue travel orders,
directing a member or group of members to
travel between designated points.
TSCO Top Secret control officer.
TYCOM Type commander.
UA Unauthorized absence. UA is any period of
absence determined to be without authority and
not excused as unavoidable. This time must be
UCMJ- Uniform Code of Military Justice.
UIC Unit identification code. The activitys UIC as
used in Manpower and Personnel Information
UMR Unit mailroom.
UNACCOMPANIED BAGGAGE Unaccompanied
baggage is that portion of the HHG weight
allowance that is normally shipped separately
from the major items of furniture.
UNACCOMPANIED MEMBER A member whose
dependents have not accompanied the member
or have accompanied the member at personal
expense and are not command sponsored.
UNIT A military element whose structure is
prescribed by competent authority.
URL Unrestricted line.
U.S.C. On June 30, 1926, Congress enacted the
Code of Laws of the United States of America,
referred to as the U.S. Code and cited as
U.S.C. A new edition of the U.S. Code was
published in 1932. Every 6 years a new edition
of the U.S. Code is published with cumulative
supplement volumes being issued during the
USER When it relates to messages, it is any
individual authorized to draft, release, and/or
process electronically transmitted messages.