Presentation on theme: "RETIREMENT ENTITLEMENTS Transportation Personal Property"— Presentation transcript:
1RETIREMENT ENTITLEMENTS Transportation Personal Property JFTRChapter 5
2Retiring Service Members are Entitled to Shipment of Household Goods to Home of Selection. This includes:Any place within the United States, Alaska or HawaiiAny place outside of CONUS (States) from which member was called or ordered to active duty to first duty stationAny place, not to exceed what it would have cost the government to ship to a location in CONUS (Retiree agrees to pay excess cost, custom charges and international taxes, as applicable).
3The Types of Moves You are Entitled to are: A Government arranged moveA Self-Procured MoveOr a combination of both movesOr the placement of your Household Goods in Nontemporary Storage (NTS) (at origin) until you choose your Home of Selection. You are authorized storage (at Government expense) up to one year from date of retirement.
4Release of HHG from Nontemporary Storage You will need to mail or fax a letter to our office stating the earliest date you will be able to accept deliveryFurnish delivery address and contact telephone numbersOnce your shipment is released from NTS, direct delivery to your residence must be made – no further temporary storage willbe authorized at destination
5Extension of Shipping Entitlements Can be requested in one year increments – up to five yearsCircumstances: Schooling, Hospitalization, Seeking Permanent Employment (or) Other Deserving CasesSubmit Letter to Transportation Officer at least 30 days in advance of your first year’s expiration dateSupporting documents: Retirement Orders, Letter from School Registrar, Realtor Letter, etc.
6Extensions When Property Located in Nontemporary Storage Shipping entitlements may be extended; however, government will not pay cost of storage beyond one year from date of retirementYou may elect to request extension and agree to pay for storage costs at government rates
7Did You Know?If you are residing in Government Quarters at the time of retirement, you are entitled to a local move from quarters (since you are required to vacate the quarters)You will then be authorized to make another move to your final Home of Selection within one year from date of retirement