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How COVID-19 Changes Affect Training, Duty, Pay and Benefits

Current as of April 29, 2020

Coronavirus disease 2019 continues to bring travel restrictions and social distancing requirements to protect service members and their families from the virus, which creates new challenges to supporting missions.

The Department of Defense developed a risk-based flexible plan to guide leaders on how to protect the health and ensure the safety of service members and their families while continuing to support critical missions.

The following questions and answers are designed to provide leaders, commanders and service providers with information to help guide service members and their families in dealing with the changes resulting from COVID-19 in areas such as travel, duty, pay and benefits, and where to find the information they need to support the safety and continued readiness of the force.

What can commanders do to ensure the safety of their service members during COVID-19 pandemic? add

How does COVID-19 affect basic allowance for subsistence? add

How does COVID-19 affect Basic Allowance for Housing and Overseas Housing Allowance? add

How does COVID-19 affect Family Separation Allowance? add

How does COVID-19 affect PCS Travel and Transportation Allowances (Per Diem)? add

How does COVID-19 affect TDY Travel and Transportation Allowances (Per Diem)? add

How does COVID-19 affect Temporary Living Expense and Temporary Lodging Allowance? add

How does COVID-19 affect Personal Property Shipments? add

How does COVID-19 affect Hardship Duty Pay-Restriction of Movement? add

How does COVID-19 affect leave?add

 

Reserve Component-specifics:

How does COVID-19 affect rescheduling Reserve Component Annual Training and Inactive Duty Training? add

How does COVID-19 affect training requirements through Electronic-Based Distributed Learning? add

How does COVID-19 affect Reserve Component members currently on active duty or full-time National Guard duty? add

How does COVID-19 affect release from active duty or full-time National Guard duty? add

How does COVID-19 affect special and incentive pays? add

How does COVID-19 affect service members’ Group Life Insurance Coverage for Reserve Component members? add

Stay up to date on all the latest information on COVID-19. For Department of Defense updates for the military community regarding the virus that causes COVID-19, view the following sites:

National Guard Resources

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