Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
Resources are available to help you understand and manage your finances, including one-on-one financial counseling to assist you and your family with financial readiness. Services are designed to focus on money management issues throughout your active-duty lifecycle and into retirement. Financial readiness educational opportunities range from basic planning to long-term investing. Check out the information below to see what’s available at your installation.
PCS Travel Settlements
In-processing Soldiers are told to bring the appropriate paperwork for settling their PCS travel claims to the brief. During the in-processing brief, the briefer assists incoming Soldier complete each block of the DD Form 1351-2 Travel Voucher. Completion of the DD 1351-2 is necessary to ensure payment of per diem, mileage, dislocation allowance, TDY, TLE, and vehicle pick up. Soldiers will be educated on all travel entitlements and will be advised on whether or not they meet the requirements for each travel entitlement. The AMPO will process the travel claims within 3 working days and the Soldiers can generally expect payment 10-14 business days from the date the documentation is submitted to DFAS-Rome NY for calculation and payment. All PCS travel claims are submitted to DFAS-Rome NY for calculations and payment. It must be noted that DFAS-Rome NY services the entire Army for Travel Claims and any discrepancies on the PCS travel claim may cause delays in payment.
All travel and TLE will be done on the smart voucher. There will be a brief to help the SM and to go over their entitlements. The voucher will be reviewed by us and sent directly to DFAS Rome. It takes 3-5 business days.
Reimbursement of Temporary Lodging Expense and Temporary Lodging Allowance During the in-processing brief, eligibility and documentation requirements for TLE/TLA reimbursement will be explained. The Soldier can expect payment 10-14 business days from the date the documentation is submitted to DFAS-Rome NY for calculation and payment.
Military Pay and Travel Advances-The AMPO conducts daily out briefs. The soldier must have PCS Orders, DA31, clearing papers and CIF cleared. Soldiers submit request for advance pay at the Finance Office during the initial out- processing brief, which is 10 days prior to departure from the post. All PCS travel advance request are submitted to DFAS Rome NY for calculation and payment for payment.
All transportation advances have to be done at transportation.
AMPO Personnel can be reached at 760-380-3211.