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Joint Travel Regulations Changes

Changes to the JTR are published to DTMO's Policy & Regulations RSS feed.

TitleDescriptionEffective Date
UTD FOR MAP 11-22(R), EXTENDED TLE DUE TO A HOUSING SHORTAGE.PDFIn support of the Secretary of Defense’s initiative on “Taking Care of Our Service Members and Families,” this item introduces a new circumstance under which a temporary lodging expense (TLE) extension may be granted, outlines substantiating data framework, and modifies the eligibility process. Previously, under 37 U.S.C. § 474a, a Service member’s period of TLE at a location could be extended when that location is in an area covered by a Presidential declaration under the Stafford Act, or a military housing area (MHA) experiencing a sudden increase in Service members assigned to the location.10/1/2022
MAP-CAP Memo Per Diem Rate Update for AlaskaPer diem rates for the continental United States and foreign areas outside the continental United States (OCONUS) locations are set by the General Services Administration and Department of State, respectively. Per diem rates for all non-foreign OCONUS locations (Alaska, Hawaii, and U.S. territories and possessions) are determined by the Per Diem, Travel and Transportation Allowance Committee (PDTATAC).PDTATAC staff members traveled to the state of Alaska and collected price data from restaurants most frequented by DoD travelers. Staff members then analyzed hotel and restaurant data and calculated updated rates. Effective November 1, 2022, per diem rates are updated for localities in the state of Alaska. A per diem bulletin was published in the Federal Register to notify agencies outside the DoD. This memorandum is provided as information only.11/1/2022
UTD-CTD FOR MAP-CAP 89-22(I) - TMC FEE REIMBURSEMENT FOR RENTAL CAR AND LODGING RES.PDFThis item adds rental car and lodging Travel Management Company fees to the Joint Travel Regulations as reimbursable expenses. New TMC contracts authorize TMC fees to be charged when booking lodging and rental car reservations11/4/2022
UTD for MAP 88-22(R), Seymour Johnson AFB/Goldsboro, NC Temporary Lodging Expense (TLE) ExtensionUnder JTR, par. 050601-B3, the Air Force requested a TLE extension for the Seymour Johnson AFB/Goldsboro, NC (NC183) military housing area (MHA) because it has determined that the MHA is experiencing a housing shortage that prevents Service members from obtaining adequate permanent Government-owned, Government-controlled, privatized or private-sector rental housing.12/12/2022
UTD for MAP 84-22(R), Ellsworth AFB/Rapid City, SD Temporary Lodging Expense (TLE) ExtensionUnder JTR, par. 050601-B3, the Air Force requested a TLE extension for the Ellsworth AFB/Rapid City, SD (SD264) military housing area (MHA) because it has determined that the MHA is experiencing a housing shortage that prevents Service members from obtaining adequate permanent Government-owned, Government-controlled, privatized or private-sector rental housing.12/12/2022
UTD for MAP 87-22(R) Shaw AFB/Sumter, SC (SD263) Temporary Lodging Expense (TLE) ExtensionUnder JTR, par. 050601-B3, the Air Force requested a TLE extension for the Shaw AFB/Sumter, SC (SC263) military housing area (MHA) because it has determined that the MHA is experiencing a housing shortage that prevents Service members from obtaining adequate permanent Government-owned, Government-controlled, privatized or private-sector rental housing.12/20/2022
UTD for MAP 16-23(S), Transportation Reimbursement for Armed Forces Members Assigned to AlaskaThis is a statutory (S) item implementing a mandatory provision of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023. Section 603 of the FY23 NDAA directs the Secretaries of the Armed Forces to reimburse eligible Armed Forces members the cost of airfare from the member’s permanent duty station (PDS) to their home of record when they are assigned to a PDS in Alaska and travel is authorized by an Officer above the grade of O-5.12/23/2022
UTD for MAP 90-22(R) Portsmouth, NH/Kittery, ME (NH194) Temporary Lodging Expense (TLE) ExtensionUnder JTR, par. 050601-B3, the Navy requested to reinstate a TLE extension for the Portsmouth, NH/Kittery, ME military housing area (MHA) because it has determined that the MHA is experiencing a housing shortage that prevents Service members from obtaining adequate permanent Government-owned, Government-controlled, privatized or private-sector rental housing.12/29/2022
2023 Mileage Rates + FAQsThis item revises the Mileage Rates Frequently Asked Questions on the DTMO website to reflect revised calendar year (CY) 2023 standard mileage rates established by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).12/30/2022
UTD for MAP 101-22(I) 2023 Dislocation Allowance (DLA) RatesThis item increases the DLA rates effective January 1, 2023 based on the basic rate of pay increase of 4.6% in the FY2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).12/31/2022
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