Deployed Pay Entitlements Requested Split Pay Amount
Combat Zone Tax Exclusion Field Rations Checkage
Combat Leave Balance Personnel Tempo
Special Leave Accrual MCAAT-East Training
Deployed Pay Entitlements
Family Separation Allowance (FSA) Type
II – Category T
Career Sea Pay
Hostile Fire Pay/Imminent Danger Pay
Hardship Duty Pay – Location
Deployed Per Diem
Family Separation Allowance
(FSA) Type II – Category T
Entitlement (Ref: DODFMR Vol. 7A, Chap 27 and
MCTFSPRIM, par 5061.4)
Members with Dependents
Active Duty Spouse
Start (TTC/SEQ 189 003)
Credit for FSA-T may not be applied until member has been
TAD away from his PDS continuously for more than 30 days.
On the 31st day away from PDS start FSA-T retroactive to
day of departure from PDS.
Stop (TTC/SEQ 190 002)
Termination of FSA-T is the day before the date of member’s
return from TAD.
Career Sea Pay
Entitlement (Ref: DODFMR Vol. 7A, Chap 18 and MCTFSPRIM,
Enlisted Members in Pay Grade E-4 and Above
Commissioned Officers with 3 Years Sea Time
Start (TTC/SEQ 139 001)
Credit for Career Sea Pay accrues from the date of reporting
Stop (TTC/SEQ 173 000)
Termination of Career Sea Pay is the day of departure from the
* Further TAD ashore from ship for 30 continuous days terminates
Career Sea Pay on the 30th day.
Credit (TTC/SEQ 147 000)
Used to report periods of sea duty of 30 days or less upon
completion of the sea duty assignment.
Total Sea Service Adjustment (TTC/SEQ 188 000)
Used to correct total sea service time when in error. Home
Hostile Fire Pay (HFP)
/Imminent Danger Pay (IDP)
Entitlement (Ref: DODFMR Vol. 7A, Chap 10 and MCTFSPRIM,
Service members on official duty who are subject to hostile
fire/mines in a designated area (land or airspace).
Start (TTC/SEQ 293 001)
Credit HFP/IDP when performing assigned duties in a designated
location beginning in one month and ending the next.
Start HFP/IDP when TAD in designated location is anticipated to be
more than 30 days.
Use two-character alphanumeric code (MCO P1080.20) to report
where the Marine earned the HFP/IDP entitlement. Use “ZZ” to
designate classified locations.
Stop (TTC/SEQ 294 001)
Stop HFP/IDP when TAD in designated location is terminated.
Credit (TTC/SEQ 297 001)
Used to report HFP/IDP entitlement when performing assigned
duties therein beginning in 1 month and ending the next month.
Hardship Duty Pay (HDP)
Entitlement (Ref: DODFMR Vol. 7A, Chap 17, IC 11-99 and
MCTFSPRIM, par 5064 )
Enlisted members ONLY on official duty in a designated location.
Start (TTC/SEQ 136 000)
HDP-L accrues if the member remains in the designated location
for a continuous period of 8 days or more (including date of arrival
and date of departure).*
* Member cannot receive concurrent entitlement to HDP-L and
Career Sea Pay.
Stop (TTC/SEQ 175 000)
HDP-L terminates on the day of departure from the designated
Credit (TTC/SEQ 125 004)
Used to report retroactive credit of hardship duty pay.
Check (TTC/SEQ 125 001)
Used to report a checkage of hardship duty pay previously credited
(started) in error.
Deployed Per Diem
Entitlement (Ref: JFTR, Chap 4, Part C and MCTFSPRIM, par
Service members deployed overseas under the Unit Deployment
Start (TTC/SEQ 327 000)
Deployed Per Diem accrues from the date the Command is at the
Stop (TTC/SEQ 328 000)
Deployed Per Diem terminates the day prior to the date of the
Check (TTC/SEQ 332 000)
Deployed Per Diem is checked for the days that a member is TAD
away from the command.
Advance/Rear Party & TAD
Members who are advance/rear party or TAD away from the
command are entitled to locality per diem.
Note: Use the rule “Where the Command Is” to determine
deployed per diem entitlement. Home
Combat Zone Tax Exclusion
Entitlement (Ref: DODFMR Vol. 7A, par 440103 and MCTFS
PRIM, par 5056.6 & 5056.8)
Enlisted members and Warrant Officers on official duty in a
designated location are subject to exclusion of all taxable income.
Commissioned Officers on official duty in a designated location are
subject to exclusion of taxable income in the amount of the highest
rate of basic pay for any enlisted member plus the amount of
imminent danger pay (PAAN 73-99 2000 Base Pay = $4,869.00).
Start (TTC/SEQ 432 001)
CZTE is reported for the commencement of a period of tax
Stop (TTC/SEQ 433 000)
CZTE terminates when the period of tax exclusion is completed.
Tax Exclusion (TTC/SEQ 434 000)
CZTE is reported for tax exclusion of ONLY one month.
Combat Zone Tax Exclusion
Note: UD entries starting and stopping CZTE MUST BE reported
during the month the Marine arrives in or departs the
designated combat zone to ensure that CZTE is properly applied
and to avoid the necessity for issuing a corrected W-2 at the
end of the calendar year.
Additional Tax Withholding
An authorization to withhold an additional amount to meet either
federal or state income tax needs. The additional tax withholding
is available for Officers who’s federal taxable income is greater
than the maximum allowable exclusion and for WESTPAC
deployment California resident members who’s state taxable
income is effected by geographic location code change reporting.
Additional FITW Start
1. Report EXEMPT FOR TAX (S or M)00 (TTC/SEQ 430 003)
2. Report STRT ADD TAX $ (TTC/SEQ 431 001; Active Duty and 430
Combat Zone Tax Exclusion
Additional FITW Stop
1. Report STOP ADD TAX $ (TTC/SEQ 429 000; Active
Duty and 430 002; Reserve)
2. Report EXEMPT FROM TAX (S or M)## (TTC/SEQ 430
002). ## denotes two-digit number of exemptions
Additional SITW Start
Report STRT STATE TAX $ (TTC/SEQ 303 000)
Additional SITW Stop
Report STOP STATE TAX $ (TTC/SEQ 303 001)
Note: The number of allowances claimed for the state tax plan
is not affected by START or STOP of a specified monthly state
Combat Leave Balance
Entitlement (Ref: DODFMR Vol. 7A, par 440103,
MCTFSAPSM, par 010206 and PAAN 94-98)
Service members accrue 2.5 days of combat leave for each
month serving at least one day in a designated combat zone
tax exclusion area.
Software release 2-98 automated the CLB process to
be maintained in the MCTFS 988 remarks. This
process also implemented CLB to be displayed in
block 27 of the leave and earnings statement (LES).
Service members are entitled to a reduction in
monthly taxable income for leave taken or LSL paid
after leaving a CZTE area.
Any leave used or sold will be subtracted first from
the member’s combat leave balance.
Combat Leave Balance
CLB Corrections (TTC/SEQ 440 000/001)
1. Report appropriate 440 entry to correct CLB
when in error.
2. Prepare NAVMC 11116 and forward to
disbursing/finance officer along with a copy of the
Combat Leave Balance Worksheet informing of
Special Leave Accrual
Entitlement (Ref: MCTFSAPSM, par 010202.E, MCO P1050.3 and
Members may accumulate leave in excess of 60 days during a fiscal
year not to exceed 90 days.
Requests must be made via chain of command to the approving
authority by the end of the fiscal year affected and no later than
the end of the first quarter of the following fiscal year (i.e.,
Request for FY00 leave restoration must be submitted after
20000930 but no later than 20001231.
Unit commanders are delegated the authority to grant special leave
accrual up to 90 days in the following situations:
1. Hostile Fire or Imminent Danger Area
2. Deployable Ship or Mobile Unit
3. Deployable Ship or Mobile Unit Homeported or Home Based
4. Force Commanders
5. Joint Service
Special Leave Accrual
Unit administrations annotate NAVMC 11116 with one of the two
required statements listed in par. 010202.E.1.F of the MCTFSAPSM:
1. Requests approved by HQMC
2. Requests approved by unit and force commanders
Verification of Special Leave Accrual
Verify the member’s leave balance on 30 September for the fiscal
year after the fiscal year in which the qualifying duties are
terminated, or until the restored leave is used, whichever is less.
If the member did not use the leave and the fiscal year retention
period has not expired, prepare a NAVMC 11116 for submission to
the disbursing/finance officer with the required statement in par.
010202.E.1.G of the MCTFSAPSM.
Members have until the end of the third fiscal year following the
fiscal year in which the qualifying duty is terminated to use the
special leave accrual.
If the leave (special leave accrual) is not used within fiscal year
time constraints, then the leave in excess of 60 days is lost and is
not subject to special leave accrual consideration. Home
Requested Split Pay Amount
Entitlement (Ref: MCTFSPRIM, par 5146 and MCTFSAPSM, Chap
5, par 0507)
Members enrolled in the DD/EFT program who are: (1) serving on
a deployment serviced by a disbursing officer or (2) permanently
stationed outside the 50 United States and paid by a disbursing
officer (e.g., MCB Okinawa (DSSN 5755), III MEF Okinawa (DSSN
6160) and Iwakuni (DSSN 6096)).
Start (TTC/SEQ 156 000 (RSPA) and 159 000 (STRT)
Deployments; report RSPA $ .00 (five dollar increment amount)
and STRT SPLIT PAY on the unit diary.
Garrison (Overseas Stations); report RSPA $ .00 (whole dollar
amount) on the unit diary. Note: Change DSSN entry
automatically starts split pay.
Stop (TTC/SEQ 160 000)
Deployments; report STOP SPLIT PAY and RSPA $0.00 on separate
cycles via the unit diary.
Garrison (Overseas Stations); report RSPA $0.00 on the unit diary.
Note: Transfer entry automatically stops split pay or change DSSN
to other than 6160 and 6096. Home
Field Rations Checkage
Entitlement (Ref: DODFMR Vol. 7A, Chap 25 and MCO 10110.47)
Enlisted members in receipt of pro/sep rats are checked for each day they
perform duty in an essential unit messing (EUM) environment.
Officers are checked the reduced meal rate ONLY when actually performing
Reduced meal rate = $6.60 ($1.65 for day in and out of EUM status)
Start (TTC/SEQ 371 000)
Enlisted & Officers; Report STRT FLD RATS when the member enters the
Stop (TTC/SEQ 372 000)
Enlisted & Officers; Report STOP FLD RATS when the member departs the
Credit (TTC/SEQ 374 000)
Officers; Report CRED FLD RATS when an officer who is being checked field
rations departs for short periods.
Checkage (TTC/SEQ 375 000)
Enlisted and Officers; Report CHEK FLD RATS for one-time checkages of
rations on members performing field duty.*
* Checkages for field rations failing on the UD must be submitted via
NAVMC 11116 to disbursing for proper checkage. Home
Deployment tempo definition;
Any day on which, pursuant to orders, the member is
performing service in a training exercise or operation at a
location or under circumstances that make it impossible or
infeasible for the member to spend off-duty time in the
housing in which the member resides when on garrison duty
at the member’s PDS.
A member is not deployed or in a deployment when the
member is performing service as a student or trainee at a
school (including any government school) or performing
administrative, guard, or detail duties in garrison at the
Ref: MARADMIN 275/00 & 455/00, PAA 09-00, SR 2-00
Personnel Tempo Types
and Peace Keeping
Joint/Combined and NATO
Field Duty at PDS
Individual Training at School
Duty in Garrison
IDT Away from the HTC
Muster Duty (IRR)
Funeral Honors Duty
A Marine cannot deploy or remain deployed more
than 182 days of the preceding 365 days without
approval from the first General in chain of command.
A Marine cannot deploy or remain deployed 220 days
of the preceding 365 days without approval from the
A Marine deployed in excess of 250 days of the
preceding 365 days rate per diem payments of $100
per day beginning on the 251st day.
1 June 2000 – CMC regulation implementing policies
and procedures for deployment tempo are released in
1 October 2000 – (1) System for tracking deployment
tempo must be operational.
(2) Accumulated Deployment Time (ADT) will cease.
1 October 2001 – Payment of high deployment per
diem ($100 per day) begins.
Personnel Tempo Approved
182/220-day threshold approvals reside with the
service chain of command.
Prior to a final decision to remove or not to deploy a
member whose absence would impact adversely on
combatant command operational readiness, as
determined by the combatant command, the service
concerned shall coordinate with the combatant
command at the appropriate flag or general officer
$100 high-deployment per diem payments will be
charged to military personnel appropriations. No
additional Congressional funding will be provided to
comply with the per diem payments mandated.
Deployment tempo tracking for each individual
Marine will occur through the Marine Corps Total
Force System (MCTFS). System changes are
currently being devised by Manpower Information
Systems Division and will be implemented no later
than 23 October 2000.
This will necessitate manual tracking of deployment
tempo from 1 through 22 October 2000.
Tracking for Navy personnel (Corpsman) will be
implemented by submitting documentation to PSD
prior to the member beginning travel.
Closing out ADT (TTC/SEQ 033 003);
All periods of ADT starting on or prior to 21SEP00 must be
reported with an ending date of 30SEP00 if the deployments
actual ending date is after 30SEP00.
If the actual deployment ending date is on or before 30SEP00,
report the actual ending date.
An exception must be made for periods of ADT commencing
between 22SEP00 and 30SEP00 due to ADT requires reporting
periods lasting at least 10 days. In this case, report the actual
ending date or 10OCT00, whichever is earlier.
In all cases deployment days occurring on or after 10OCT00
must be reported under PERSTEMPO once SR 2-00 is
Starting PERSTEMPO (USMC); (TTC/SEQ 323 000)
YYYYMMDD (DOA) Start PERS TEMPO Branch M RUC #####
From Date YYYYMMDD to YYYYMMDD Type *** (3 byte code)
Starting PERSTEMPO (NON-USMC); (TTC/SEQ 323 001)
Same as above but utilizing 1 byte code for branch of service.
(A=Army, C=Coast Guard, F=Air Force, N=Navy & X=Other)
Stopping PERSTEMPO; (TTC/SEQ 323 002)
YYYYMMDD (DOA) Stop PERS TEMPO ED YYYYMMDD
Crediting PERSTEMPO (USMC); (TTC/SEQ 323 003)
YYYYMMDD (DOA) Cred PERS TEMPO Branch M RUC #####
From Date YYYYMMDD to YYYYMMDD Type *** (Used for
events of less than 4 days duration, ALL reserve diary reporting
and events that have ended prior to a START being reported.)
Crediting PERSTEMPO (NON-USMC); (TTC/SEQ 323 004)
Same as credit entry for USMC, but utilizing 1 byte branch of
Checking PERSTEMPO (erroneous); (TTC/SEQ 323 005)
YYYYMMDD (DOA) Check PERS TEMPO From Date YYYYMMDD
to YYYYMMDD (DEL AS ERR and DEL/ADD cannot be reported in
Changing PERSTEMPO (USMC); (TTC/SEQ 323 006)
YYYYMMDD (DOA) Change PERS TEMPO Branch M RUC #####
From Date YYYYMMDD to YYYYMMDD Type *** (Only active
duty and 548XX RUCs can report this transaction.)
Changing PERSTEMPO (NON-USMC); (TTC/SEQ 323
Same as change entry for USMC, but utilizing 1 byte branch of
service code. (Only active duty and 548XX RUCs can report this
MCTFS will convert all ADT reported ending dates of 1OCT00 -
10OCT00 to 30SEP00 after verifying the reported deployment
lasted at least 10 days.
MCTFS logic to update Overseas Control Date (OCD) as
PERSTEMPO deployments are reported will not be in place until
approximately 20DEC00. (DO NOT report manual updates to the
OCD. This reporting restriction does not apply to reporting the
assignment of new OCDs based on completion of an overseas tour,
two consecutive ‘pumps’ or completion of OCONUS deployments
lasting 270 days or more consecutive days.)
MCTFS will adjust the OCD on a day-for-day basis vice two-for one
day basis regardless of the deployment’s length.
Logic will update OCD resident in MCTFS and not update to
completion of last deployment.
Deployments of 270 consecutive days OCONUS require a manual
adjustment of the OCD.
Mobile Training Visit (MTV) for Administration and
Disbursing Offices (Scheduled)
Training consists of Power Point presentation, hands on
review of procedures, and formal analysis.
Message Briefs (Quarterly)
Training consists of Power Point presentation covering all
message traffic changes to regulations and procedures.
MCAAT-East Workshop (Semi-Annual)
Training consists of Power Point presentation covering
functional area processes within administration offices.
MCAAT-East Webcast Video Training (Fall ‘00)
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