For more information please visit our official Do D Per Diem Rates page.Most Do D military installations offer MWR facilities.This type of secondment is usually of relatively short duration, typically from two days to 179 days in length. Some government agencies including the Defense Department mandate they be less than six months in duration.
A TDY assignment can be extended beyond 180 days with authorization from the designated approval authority.
Your military orders will state whether you are temporary duty, TAD, TCS, or PCS to a duty location.
This directive applies to all GSA organizations, programs, and personnel, including all Services, Staff Offices, and Regions.
Supervisors, approval authorities, and employees must still consult the FTR to ensure compliance with the regulations and internal GSA policies not specifically addressed in this supplement. PFM P 4290.1, GSA Internal Travel Regulations and Control of Official Travel, and OAS Instructional Letter 12-2, Mandatory Use of the e-Gov Travel Service and Government Contractor-Issued Individually Billed Travel Charge Card, are cancelled.
One reason a person might be under TDY orders is to attend a professional development school or conference.
A temporary duty assignment (TDA), also known as "temporary duty travel" (TDT), "temporary additional duty" (TAD) in the Navy and Marine Corps (or TDI for "temporary duty under instruction", referring to training assignments), or "temporary duty yonder" (TDY) in the Army, Air Force, Coast Guard refers to a United States Armed Forces or civilian United States government employee travel or other assignment at a location other than the employee's permanent duty station.MWR Lodging is generally provided at most Do D installations for travelers interested in staying in a base lodging facility. Each military branch typically runs their own lodging program for short term travelers choosing to stay on the Do D installation.Lodging facilities by branch are typically referred to as MWR Army Lodging, the Navy Lodge, the Air Force Inn, and Marine Corps Lodging MCCS Facility.The allowances stipulated in the Joint Federal Travel Regulations (JTR/JFTR) are applied uniformley to all services and agencies within Do D.Typically a Service Member on TDY assignment will receive per diem for lodging and for meals & incidentals. This directive contains standards, instructions, and procedures governing the authorization and payment of transportation, per diem, and miscellaneous expenses for employees on official travel in connection with the programs and operations of the General Services Administration (GSA) and conforms with the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR), Executive Orders, appropriate statutes, decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States and GSA’s Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA), and determinations of the Administrator of General Services. This Order applies to the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to the extent that the OIG determines it is consistent with the OIG’s independent authority under the Inspector General Act and does not conflict with other OIG policies or the OIG mission.This directive provides agency policy regarding travel allowances as required by FTR, Part 301-70. This Order applies to CBCA to the extent that the CBCA determines it is consistent with the CBCA’s independent authority under the Contract Disputes Act and applicable Federal Court decisions and does not conflict with other CBCA policies or its mission. This directive supplements the FTR and is issued under the authority of the FTR.Army MWR Locations often share facilities when co-located with an Air Force Base such as Ft Bragg and Pope AFB.This offers recreational events such as MWR tickets and job opportunities.” Oh, the Captain said, “That means Tempory Duty, Yonder”.“Thank you, Sir”, I replied.I don’t recall exactly how long that I thought the word “yonder” was actually part of the acronym, but it was long enough to make me the butt of a couple of jokes.