Joint Travel Regulations Changes

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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 FOR MAP 74-22(R), TEMPORARY LODGING EXPENSE INCREASE.PDFAs part of the Secretary of Defense’s initiative on “Taking Care of Our Service Members and Families,” the Secretary directed an increase in the standard time limitation for temporary lodging expense (TLE) from 10 days to 14 days during permanent change of station (PCS) moves in CONUS. Additionally, the 5-day time limitation during PCS moves from CONUS to OCONUS moves will be increased to 7 days.10/1/2022
UTD for MAP 71-23(I) TLE Extension Recertification Holloman AFB NMExtends the TLE extension recertification dates for the Holloman AFB NM (NM205) MHA8/7/2023
UTD for MAP 73-23(I) TLE Extension Recertification Palmdale/Edwards AFB, CAExtends the TLE extension recertification dates for the Palmdale/Edwards AFB CA8/7/2023
UTD for MAP 72-23(I) TLE Extension Recertification Goldsboro/Seymour Johnson AFB, NCExtends the TLE extension recertification dates for the Seymour Johnson AFB NC (NC183) Military Housing Area (MHA).8/23/2023
UTD for MAP 68-23(R) TLE Extension Recertification for Vandenberg SFB CAExtends the TLE extension recertification dates for the Vandenberg SFB CA (CA026) Military Housing Area (MHA).7/20/2023
CTD for CAP 81-22 Correction to Remove Lajes Field Portugal Civilian Accompanied TourIn accordance with Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness’s July 2, 2015 memorandum, the tour of duty for Department of Defense civilian employees assigned to Lajes Field, Portugal is revised to a 12-month unaccompanied tour. This change provides consistency and standardization of tours of duty for military and civilian personnel.7/2/2015
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
UTD FOR MAP 75-22(R), DISLOCATION ALLOWANCE (DLA) 2022 RATE INCREASE.PDFIn support of the Secretary of Defense's initiative on "Taking Care of Our Service Members and Families," this item increases the Dislocation Allowance (DLA) rates for E-1 through E-4 by $500. Additionally, E-5 and E-6 rates will also be increased. These increases are effective 1 October, 2022. The current methodology of increasing all rates DLA rates based he annual basic pay increase will be effective January 1, 2023.10/1/2022
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
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