Travel Settlements for Separating Soldiers
Complete your travel settlement voucher and mail it back when you reach your final destination and after your ETS date. Mail completed Travel Voucher (DD Form 1351-2) to DFAS Rome, ATTN: Travel Section, 325 Brooks Road, Rome, NY 13441.
We cannot pay your travel voucher before your Date of Separation (DOS). We must receive your travel voucher before the 181st day (six months) after your DOS. Soldiers receiving VSI, SSB, Full or Half Separation or retiring have 365 days (one year) to mail your travel voucher. If you receive a travel advance and DFAS Rome does not receive your travel voucher in the stated time period, you will be in debt to the U.S. government for the travel advance received. This amount will be collected from you.
Chapters serving less than 90% of their initial tour or receiving an Other Than Honorable discharge, are only authorized the least expensive means to return home. Usually a bus ticket to home of record. The Soldier is authorized to travel by any means he/she chooses but will only be reimbursed for the least expensive means.
If you are staying in the area and not traveling, then complete the voucher and mail it to Fort Riley Travel Section.
Dislocation Allowance (DLA) and Temporary Lodging Expense(TLE) is not authorized on your last move in the Active Army.
You will receive per diem according to the following: Soldier - $109.00 per day, $81.75 per day for dependents over 12, and $54.50 per day for dependents under 12. If you're married to another Soldier and traveling separately, then both of you are entitled to $109.00 per day.
Your travel payment will be sent via Electronic Funds Transfer to your direct deposit account. Therefore, do not close your direct deposit account until after you receive your travel settlement.
Your travel settlement will be deposited in your current bank account within two weeks of receipt of your travel settlement voucher (Or DOS). If you have not received a deposit within two weeks then call Travel Services at (785) 239-3834.