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Travel Regulations for Defense Agencies, JTR (PCS Only)

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Nov 28 - Nov 30, 2017
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Washington , DC $829 O
Feb 13 - Feb 15, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Washington , DC $829 O
Mar 13 - Mar 15, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
San Antonio , TX $829 O
Apr 03 - Apr 05, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Washington , DC $829 O
Jun 11 - Jun 13, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-WED
Honolulu , HI $829 O
Jun 12 - Jun 14, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Virginia Beach , VA $829 O
Jul 10 - Jul 12, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Washington , DC $829 O
Jul 17 - Jul 19, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Jacksonville , FL $829 O
Aug 28 - Aug 30, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Washington , DC $829 O
Sep 11 - Sep 13, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
San Diego , CA $829 O
Sep 25 - Sep 27, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Washington , DC $829 O
Oct 30 - Nov 01, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Washington , DC $829 O
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Course overview

Learn the current rules and regulations for permanent change of station (PCS) travel for civilian employees in the Department of Defense (DoD) from expert instructors. Civilian employees are covered by the Joint Travel Regulations (JTR). Students will learn the rules for PCS Service Agreements, travel authorizations, use of Government Travel Charge Card (GTCC), per diem allowances, transportation allowances, international travel, en route travel, house hunting trips, temporary quarters subsistence expense, household goods movement, shipment of privately owned vehicles (POVs), residential transactions, miscellaneous expense allowance, relocation income tax allowance, and more.

Please note: Effective October 1, 2016, the length of this course will change to 3 days and the credit will change to 24 CPE.

Who should attend?

All individuals who are involved with processing or certifying PCS orders, claims for per diem travel, transportation allowances, and certain other allowances and entitlements of DoD civilian employees. It is highly recommended for all approving officers, reviewing officials, supervisors and anyone who will be making a PCS move.

If you need to learn temporary duty (TDY) travel allowances for DoD uniformed members and/or civilian employees, see Travel Regulations for Defense Agencies, JTR(TDY Only) (FINC7215D).

Level: Intermediate.

Learning outcomes

  • Comply with current Joint Travel Regulations (JTR)
  • Define and describe the requirements for Service Agreements, travel orders and requirements for civilian personnel performing PCS moves for DoD agencies
  • Identify and compute allowances and entitlements for civilian personnel who are performing PCS moves for DoD agencies
  • Calculate per diem entitlements, reimbursable expenses, allowances for PCS moves, and total PCS reimbursements in all situations
  • Describe and utilize the JTR for the movement of household goods, house-hunting trips, temporary quarters subsistence allowance, transporting and storing POVs, residential transactions, miscellaneous expense allowance, and more
  • Provide assistance to civilian employees in order to resolve complex travel issues

Course outline

Course outline

Day one of three

  • Introduction to Permanent Change of Station (PCS) travel
    • Introduction, Applicability and General Rules
    • Acronyms, Definitions and Websites
  • Service Agreements
  • PCS Overview, Travel Authorizations and Travel Rules
  • En route Travel
  • Per Diem
  • Transportation authorized
  • End of day activities and summary

Day two of three

  • House-Hunting Trips (HHT)
    • Lodging Plus Method
    • Lump Sum Method
  • Temporary Quarters Subsistence Expenses (TQSE)
    • Actual Expense Method
    • Lump Sum Method
  • FTA, TQSA and other Allowances for foreign OCONUS areas
  • Household Goods Movement and Storage
  • Mobile Home Allowances
  • End of day activities and summaries

Day three of three

  • Transporting, Shipment and Storage of POVs
  • Residence Transactions and Relocation Services
  • Miscellaneous Expense Allowances (MEA)
  • Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA)
  • Temporary Change of Station (TCS)
  •  End of course activities and summary
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