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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 86-22(R) Travel for Non-Covered Reproductive Health Care ServicesAs part of the Secretary of Defense’s initiative on “Ensuring Access to Reproductive Health Care,” the Secretary directed travel and transportation allowances be established for Service members and their dependents, as appropriate and consistent with applicable federal law and operational requirements, to facilitate official travel to access non-covered reproductive health care that is unavailable within the local area of a Service member's permanent duty station. This item adds the authority for travel and transportation of Service members and authorized dependents to receive non-covered reproductive health care services, including abortion and Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART), when timely access is not available within the local area of the member’s PDS, TDY location, or the last location the dependent was transported on Government orders. Additionally, these items incorporate supplementary JTR revision changes made during coordination through external DoD offices.2/16/2023
UTD/CTD for MAP/CAP 11-23(I) Add Language Clarifying Tip Reimbursement for Ground TransportationThis item clarifies tip reimbursement language in JTR, Table 2-13. If a traveler uses a Transportation Network Company, taxi, or limousine service, then the traveler may include a tip of up to 20% of the fare as part of the total fare amount claimed. The tip may not exceed 20% and it is not separately reimbursable. Fare means the price paid for transportation including all mandatory taxes and fees; it does not include ancillary fees for optional services.3/1/2023
UTD for MAP 17-23(I), Update Administrative Household Goods (HHG) Weight Allowance Locations TableThis item updates the Joint Travel Regulations Supplement, Administrative Household Goods (HHG) Weight Allowance Locations.3/17/2023
UTD for MAP 46-23(I), TLE Extension Recertification - Edwards AFB/Palmdale, CA MHA (CA457)This item extends the TLE extension recertification dates for the Edwards AFB/Palmdale, CA Military Housing Area (CA457).5/8/2023
UTD for MAP 28-23(E) Add Pretoria, Johannesburg, and Cape Town, South Africa and Mbabane, Eswatini Authorized Consumable Goods LocationsThis item updates the Joint Travel Regulations Supplement, Authorized Consumable Goods Locations to authorize a Consumable Goods Allowance for Service members assigned to Pretoria, Johannesburg, and Cape Town, South Africa and Mbabane, Eswatini.5/23/2023
CTD for CAP 50-23(I), Update Administrative Household Goods (HHG) Weight Allowance Locations Table for Poland and RomaniaThis item updates the Joint Travel Regulations Supplement, Administrative Household Goods (HHG) Weight Allowance Locations Table to rescind household goods weight allowance restrictions for Navy civilian employees assigned to Poland and Romania. Civilian employees assigned to Redzikowo, Poland and Deveselu, Romania are now authorized the full HHG weight allowance.5/25/2023
UTD/CTD for MAP/CAP – 20-23(E), Premium Class and Premium Economy DefinitionThis item edits JTR, pars. 020205, 031802, and Appendix A to incorporate the definition change of premium class accommodations, introduce premium economy airline accommodations as a class of service, and management controls related to the use premium class accommodations.6/1/2023
CTD for CAP 53-23(I), Update Tour Lengths and Tours of Duty OCONUS to Remove Outdated InformationThis item updates the Joint Travel Regulations Supplement, Tour Lengths and Tours of Duty Outside of the Continental United States (OCONUS) to remove outdated information regarding Air Force Management Interns. The Department of the Air Force no longer uses the Management Intern Program.6/6/2023
UTD for MAP 02-23(R), Pet Expenses Due to a Permanent Change of StationThis item implements Sec 624 of FY 2023 NDAA which amends 37 U.S.C. 453 and authorizes reimbursement of costs related to the relocation of a pet that arise during a permanent change of station (PCS). Under this new policy, a Uniformed Service member may be authorized reimbursement of up to $550 for a PCS within the continental United States and up to $2,000 for a PCS to or from a location outside the continental United States to cover expenses directly related to pet transportation, such as pet shipping and quarantine fees. This policy will be effective January 1, 2024 and published in the Joint Travel Regulations on that date.6/21/2023
UTD for MAP 67-23(R) TLE Extension Recertification - Moody AFB, GA (GA081)This item extends the TLE extension recertification dates for the Moody AFB(GA081) Military Housing Area. The initiating local command must document and certify the continued existence of a housing shortage in the affected area within each 90-day period after the effective date.7/17/2023
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