Friday, November 7, 2014

BRIEFS >> 110714

Effective Nov. 1: Flat rate per diem
Effective Nov. 1, in order to encourage travelers to take advantage of cost saving opportunities available for long-term travel, travelers performing temporary duty for more than 30 days in one location, CONUS and OCONUS, will receive a flat rate per diem.  For long-term TDY of 31-180 days, the authorized flat rate is 75 percent of the locality rate payable for each full day of TDY at that location.  For long-term TDY greater than 180 days, the authorized flat rate is 55 percent of the locality rate payable for each full day of TDY at that location.  On the travel day to the TDY location, the traveler receives up to 100 percent lodging per diem at the locality rate and 75 percent meals and incidental expenses. To view the official policy change, go to

Chapel position available

The Little Rock AFB chapel is seeking a Catholic parish coordinator.  The individual is required to coordinate Catholic parish programs, ministry volunteers and leaders for training, budget inputs and scheduled events. Interested bidders should have formal training that is relevant to this position or at least two years of work experience in a similar or related field. An associate’s degree is required, but higher education is preferred. Background checks will be required as directed by DoDI 1402. The award of this contract will be based upon the best value to the government. Bid documents including the Statement of Work, criteria of selection and general provisions can be obtained from building 950, Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1- 4:30 p.m. All sealed bids must be received by the chapel no later than 9 a.m., Nov. 24, 2014. Further information associated with duties and bid submission for this contract position can be obtained by contacting Master Sgt. David George or Tech Sgt. Juan Santoy at the base chapel at (501) 987-6014.

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