Temporary storage is storage authorized in
connection with a shipment of HHG. Temporary
storage of HHG is cumulative; that is, items may be
stored at origin point, in transit, at destination, or any
combination of these.
TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION OF
CHILDREN OF SERVICEMEMBER-
For travel and transportation purposes, children of
may travel under either but not both parents PCS orders.
The entitlement to travel and transportation allowance,
DLA, and station allowances is based on children
accompanying a servicemember parent and not based
on BAQ dependency. One parent may draw travel and
transportation allowances on behalf of the children,
DLA, and station allowance at the with dependent rate
while the other parent draws BAQ at the with dependent
rate on behalf of the same children.
For additional information concerning PCS
entitlement policy, refer to Article 6810100 of the
CONSECUTIVE OVERSEAS TOURS
LEAVE TRAVEL ENTITLEMENT POLICY
Consecutive overseas tours (COT) leave travel is
described in the JFTR, paragraph U7200. A
servicemember who received COT leave travel cannot
receive any incentive under the Overseas Tour
Extension Incentive program for the same overseas tour.
A servicemember, who is stationed outside CONUS
and whose orders meet the following criteria is entitled
to receive COT travel:
. A COT at the same PDS involving two full DOD
. Make a PCS from one PDS outside CONUS to
another PDS outside CONUS
s Make a PCS to/froml one PDS outside CONUS
from/to a ship expected to operate in an overseas area
for a contemplated period of 1 year or more
For additional information concerning consecutive
overseas tour leave travel entitlement policy, refer to
Article 6810300 of the MILPERSMAN and JFTR
CHANGE OF HOME PORT
The change of home port of a ship, mobile unit, or
afloat staff is a PCS (except for servicemember travel).
The CO may issue a change of home port/PDS
certificate. You should refer to chapter 15 of the
ENLTRANSMAN for additional information
concerning issuance of change of home port/PDS
PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION
The information in this section provides a general
description of the PCS travel entitlements. The
application of entitlements depends on various factors
and circumstances surrounding the PCS travel and can
be difficult to apply if you, the PN, are not totally
familiar with the members individual travel situation.
Specifically, this section contains a discussion on
member and dependent travel and transportation
allowances, transportation and storage of HHG,
transportation of unaccompanied baggage,
transportation of POV, mobile home allowance,
dislocation allowance, temporary lodging expense, and
temporary lodging allowance.
MEMBER AND DEPENDENT TRAVEL AND
When a member is required to travel in compliance
with orders, the government either furnishes the
transportation or reimburses the member at rates
established by law and prescribed in the JFTR.
Generally, members may select the mode of
transportation for example, airplane, train, bus, or
POC for travel between the old and new PDS and the
method of reimbursement. However, in some instances
a particular mode of travel may be directed for the
member (but not for dependents).
For computation of travel time when a directed
mode is not used, you should refer to JFTR, paragraph
U5160-E. For the types of reimbursement authorized
for the members travel incident to a PCS, refer to JFTR,
paragraph U5105; and for a members travel to the first
PDS, refer to JFTR, paragraph U5108-D.
TRANSPORTATION AND STORAGE OF
Members directed to make a PCS are entitled to
transportation of HHG.
The amount of weight the
member is entitled to have shipped or stored depends