HOUSING ALLOWANCE PROCEDURES FOR RESERVE COMPONENT (RC) MARINES CALLED ORDERED TO ACTIVE DUTY IN SUPPORT OF A CONTINGENCY OPERATION OR TO ACTIVE-DUTY-FOR-OTHER-THAN-TRAINING

Date Signed: 5/12/2014
MARADMINS Active Number: 235/14

R 122004Z MAY 14
UNCLASSIFIED/
MARADMIN 235/14
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MP//
SUBJ/HOUSING ALLOWANCE PROCEDURES FOR RESERVE COMPONENT (RC) MARINES CALLED ORDERED TO ACTIVE DUTY IN SUPPORT OF A CONTINGENCY OPERATION OR TO ACTIVE-DUTY-FOR-OTHER-THAN-TRAINING//
REF/A/DOC/CMC/R 201533Z MAY08//
REF/B/DOC/CMC/R 121531Z MAY14//
REF/C/JOINT FEDERAL TRAVEL REGULATIONS (JFTR)//
NARR/REF A IS MARADMIN 305/08, NEW BASIC ALLOWANCE FOR HOUSING (BAH) PROCEDURES FOR RC MARINES ATTENDING ACCESSION TRAINING AND CLARIFICATION OF BAH PROCEDURES FOR OTHER FORMS OF RESERVE DUTY.  REF B IS MARADMIN 017/14, CANCELLATION OF MARADMIN 305/08.  REF C IS THE GOVERNING REGULATION FOR HOUSING ALLOWANCES, BOTH BASIC ALLOWANCE FOR HOUSING (BAH) AND OVERSEAS HOUSING ALLOWANCES (OHA).//
POC/K. CERNY/GS-14/UNIT: MPO/-/TEL:703-784-9387//
GENTEXT/RMKS/1.  REF A WAS CANCELLED VIA REF B AS PARAGRAPH 6C WAS NOT CONSISTENT WITH REF C AND THE REMAINING SUBSTANTIVE PORTIONS ARE ESTABLISHED IN REF C.  EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY THE GUIDANCE IN THIS MARADMIN SUPERSEDES THAT IN REF A PARAGRAPH 6C.
2.  IAW REF C, PARAGRAPH U10428, A RC MEMBER WITH OR WITHOUT DEPENDENTS CALLED/ORDERED TO ACTIVE DUTY IN SUPPORT OF A CONTINGENCY OPERATION OR CALLED/ORDERED TO ACTIVE-DUTY-FOR-OTHER-THAN-TRAINING IS AUTHORIZED BAH/OHA FOR THE DURATION OF THE TOUR.  IF THE RC MEMBER RECEIVES A PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS) ORDER AUTHORIZING HOUSEHOLD GOOD TRANSPORTATION, BAH/OHA IS BASED ON THE NEW PERMANENT DUTY STATION.  HOWEVER, IF THE MEMBER IS CALLED OR ORDERED TO ACTIVE DUTY AND A PCS ORDER IS NOT ISSUED, BAH/OHA RATE IS BASED (PAID) ON THE PRIMARY RESIDENCE LOCATION, REFLECTED AS THE MEMBER'S MAILING ADDRESS IN MCTFS, AT THE TIME CALLED/ORDERED TO ACTIVE DUTY.  THE ZIP CODE LOCALITY RATE IS BASED UPON THE PRIMARY RESIDENCE OF THE RC MARINE AS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE ORDERS.  AN RC MEMBER CAN ONLY HAVE ONE PRIMARY RESIDENCE AT ANY GIVEN TIME.  DEPENDING ON ACTUAL CIRCUMSTANCES, THE LOCATION OF THE MEMBER'S PRIMARY RESIDENCE MAY OR MAY NOT BE THE SAME LOCATION AS THE MEMBER'S PLACE FROM WHICH CALLED/ORDERED TO ACTIVE DUTY (PLEAD).
3.  RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY MR. M. F. APPLEGATE, DIRECTOR, MANPOWER PLANS AND POLICY DIVISION.//