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This article presents information for the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Central Command (MARCENT) Consolidated Personnel Admin Center (CPAC).
  • All personnel reporting to MARCENT, are required to check-in at building 7 during working hours. 

  • After working hours, all personnel will report to building 535 with the Officer of the Day (OOD) or the Duty Noncommissioned Officer (DNCO).   The numbers are Duty Office:  (813) 827-4323, OOD cell:  (813) 217-3488, and DNCO cell:  (813) 220-8957.

 
The mission of the Consolidated Personnel Administration Center (CPAC) is to provide personnel administrative support and services to Commanders, Marines, and family members in order to ensure military personnel records and pay accounts are accurate and properly maintained in order to prepare the individual for worldwide deployment.

The CPAC is organized into the following branches: New World, Outbound, Deployments.

Rank / Name Comm: DSN:
CPAC Director/SNCO (813) 827-4332 312-651-4332
Travel/DTS (813) 827-4379 312-651-4379
GTCC APC (813) 827-4359 312-651-4359
  • U.S. MARINE CORPS FORCES CENTRAL COMMAND (MARCENT)
    Comm: (813) 827-7039
  • U.S. MARCENT FORWARD HEADQUARTERS (BAHRAIN)
    DSN: 318 439-6072
  • U.S. CENTRAL COMMAND (CENTCOM)
    Comm: (813) 827-6876
  • U.S. SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND (SOCOM)
    Comm: (813) 826-3543
  • U.S. SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND CENTRAL (SOCCENT)
    Comm: (813) 828-9698
  • JOINT COMMUNICATIONS SUPPORT ELEMENT (JCSE)
    Comm: (813) 828-0630
  • U.S. NAVAL FORCES CENTRAL COMMAND (NAVCENT)
    DSN: 318 439-4005
  • ADVANCE BAH:
  • Advance BAH is provided in order to assist with offsetting any costs associated with moving into a new residence.
  • Advance BAH may be requested within 30 days of the effective date of the lease and may not be requested more than 30 days after moving into the new residence.
  • Please provide the CPAC with a copy of your lease in order to request Advance BAH.
  • The CPAC will have you sign a statement of understanding and submit a NAVMC 11116 to the Disbursing office for payment.
  • The Advance BAH will be repaid over a period of 12 months.
  • ADVANCE PAY:
  • Advanced Pay may be requested incident to a PCS move.
  • Advance Pay may be requested 30 days prior to executing a PCS move and up to 60 days after joining your new command.
  • 1 month of Advance Pay to be repaid over 12 months for Corporals and above is considered within normal parameters.
  • Requests for more than 1 month of Advance Pay or requests for Advance Pay for Lance Corporals and below are considered outside normal parameters and must be approved by the Commanding Officer.
  • The justification form and statement of understanding must be completed with justification provided as to why the advance is required.
  • Guidance on advance pay can be found in MCO 7220.21E.

**Note: If you have recently joined and are requesting an advance, please contact the CPAC New World Section at (813) 827-4327. If you are PCS'ing to another duty station and are requesting an advance, please contact the CPAC Outbound Section at (813) 827-4331. If you are currently stationed at MacDill AFB and are requesting advance BAH due to a recent move, please contact the CPAC New World Section at (813) 827-4327.**

  • The Career Status Bonus (CSB) is a Redux Retirement Plan available to Marines (both officer and enlisted) whose Date Entered Armed Forces (DEAF) is on or after 1 August 1986. Read MARADMIN 427/11 for more information about the effect of receiving CSB on your retirement income.

  • Under this plan, beginning on 1 October 2001, eligible Marines must decide whether to accept a $30,000.00 payment (various installment options) at 15 years of service and (when eligible) retired pay at 40% of average base pay during the member’s final three years of service, or remain subject to the provisions of the High 3 Retirement System.

  • Marines will be notified at the 14 year 6 month mark of service by the CPAC. Members who elect the CSB would, upon retirement, receive annual cost-of-living adjustments capped at 1 percent below the Consumer Price Index.

  • Members who elect to receive the CSB must execute a written agreement to remain on continuous active duty for five years following the completion of 15 years of active duty (by completing DD Form 2839).

  • If a member fails to serve 20 years of continuous active duty, the member must repay the portion of CSB for time not served.

  • CSB ELECTION WHILE IN A CZTE AREA

  • If a members is in a CZTE area during the month that the CSB election is effective then the below CZTE rules apply for the CSB:

  • When an enlisted/warrant officer elects payment in one lump-sum or in installment payments while serving in a designated CZTE during the month the election is effective; the CSB will be nontaxable.

  • When an officer elects payment in one lump-sum or in installment payments while serving in a designated CZTE during the month the election is effective, the lump-sum or first installment payment and other taxable entitlements are not taxable in the amount up to the CZTE wage cap E9S plus imminent danger pay ($150/$225). The CZTE wage cap must be applied to the total monthly wages and bonus combined. Any amount in excess of E9S and $150/$225 will be taxed (limited to the highest rate of basic pay for the senior enlisted member (E9S plus $150/$225). Unlike an enlisted/warrant officer who receives CZTE for all taxable pay, officers are limited to the maximum enlisted rate plus imminent danger pay while serving in a designated CZTE area.

                                                                                                              

**NOTE:  Please direct all CSB related questions to the CPAC New World Section at (813) 827-4327**

  • Individuals may request either an Initial Permanent Duty Civilian Clothing Allowance (IPDCCA), Civilian Clothing Replacement Allowance (CCRA), or TAD Civilian Clothing Allowance (TCCA) given they meet the requirements set forth in MCO P10120.28G.

  • If you are requesting a Civilian Clothing Allowance, please complete the Civilian Clothing Allowance Request and submit it to CPAC for determination along with any other substantiating documentation.

  • The MARCENT Headquarters Company Commander will determine if the individual is within the guidelines and make a recommendation to the Marine Corps Uniform Board.

  • Once the Marine Corps Uniform Board makes final determination, the CPAC will report the Civilian Clothing Allowance via unit diary (if approved).

 

**NOTE:  Please direct all Civilian Clothing Allowance questions to the CPAC New World Section at (813) 827-4327**

  • All U.S. MARCENT permanent personnel (excluding mobilized reservists on ‘M00091’ appropriation data) will need to ensure that they are added into U.S. MARCENT’s DTS hierarchy upon checking in.
  • If you are designated to be an Approving Official (AO), you will need to complete the Certifying Officer Legislation course.
  • Once complete, please provide a copy of the completion certificate in order to be added as an AO in the MARCENT DTS hierarchy.
  • The U.S. MARCENT has both a DTS Tier 1 and Tier 2 helpdesk available to assist with any DTS orders and voucher related issues.
  • Prior to executing travel, please ensure your GTCC is activated.
  • Additionally ensure that your airline reservations are paid for (upon approval of your DTS orders).
  • The DTS Tier 1 Helpdesk (DTS Orders) can be contacted at (813) 827-4379 and the DTS Tier 2 Helpdesk (DTS Vouchers) can be contacted at (813) 827-4379.

 

  • In order to make any changes to your records regarding dependents, please come to CPAC Maintenance Section with the required documentation based off the dependency categories below.
  • It is the individual’s responsibility to make any changes or updates with DEERS and TRICARE as those systems are not interfaced with the Marine Corps Total Force System (MCTFS).
  • The CPAC personnel will complete a new NAVMC 10922 form and complete a record book audit with the individual upon coming in to update their dependency status.
      • Marriage Certificate (if adding a spouse).
      • Birth Certificate(s) (if adding a child, children, or step-children).
      • DD Form 137-3 (must be completed by the parent/notary seal/signature is required on this document.), proof of the dependent's income, and the member's monthly contribution (if adding a parent).
      • HQMC is the final determination and must be submitted annually for determination.
    • Divorce Decree along with any addendums outlining custody and child support (in order to determine BAH entitlement)
    • Proof that the child is currently a full-time student in an institution of higher education.
    • DD Form 137-6 (a Notary seal/signature is required on this document).
    • Letter from an institution of higher education showing full-time enrollment and anticipated date of graduation.
    • Proof of the dependent's income and the member's monthly contribution must be provided.
    • HQMC is the final determination and must be submitted annually for determination if claiming for BAH purposes.

    Note: **Please direct all dependency related questions to the CPAC New World Section at (813)827-4327**

    The following are Entitlements that may be received while deployed to the U.S. CENTCOM AOR:

    • Combat Zone Tax Exclusion (CZTE):
    For Enlisted members and Warrant Officers all monthly wages earned while in a designated combat zone are excluded from taxable income. Federal and state taxes are not withheld during periods of service in a designated combat zone.
    For Commissioned Officers (O-1 and above), the amount excluded from the gross taxable income per month is the amount equal to the highest rate of basic pay for any enlisted member (SgtMaj of the Marine Corps = E9S) plus the amount of Hostile Fire/Imminent danger pay, if entitled. Federal and state income taxes will be automatically withheld from an officer's taxable income that exceeds the combat zone excluded amount. When an officer has additional federal and/or state taxes withheld prior to entering a combat zone, the additional taxes will be withheld along with the taxes withheld on taxable income exceeding the CZTE amount. Click here to view all CZTE countries.
    • Hostile Fire Pay (HFP): $225/month entitlement for being in a designated HFP location. Click here to view all HFP countries. If the individual spends 1 day in HFP country, they will rate the entitlement for the entire month.
    • Hardship Duty Pay-Location (HDP-L): Entitlement for being in a designated HDP-L location. Click here to view all HDP-L countries. Amount is different for each location. Must be in designated HDP-L country for more than 30 days in order to rate entitlement. HDP-L will be started on the 31st day retroactively.
    • Deployed Per Diem (DPD): $3.50/day entitlement while deployed to either Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, or Qatar. Entitlement will start effective the day after arrival into the AOR and will be stopped the day prior to departing the AOR.
    • Family Separation Allowance-TAD (FSA-T): $250/month entitlement if separated from dependents while TAD for 30 days or more. Entitlement is started on the 31st day of being TAD retroactively.

    Note: **Please direct all deployed entitlements related questions to the CPAC Deployment Section at (813)827-4333**

    Per MARCENT Policy letter 04-10, all members that are assigned TAD to MARCENT and anticipate multiple periods of travel are advised to obtain short-term lodging.  In doing so, can eliminate potential financial burden on the member.  Dual Lodging allowance is authorized for a period of 7 days.  All other allowances will be addressed on a case by case bases.

    Per Marine Corps Order 1740.13B, all Marines with dependents are required to have a validated Family Care Plan.  During the check-in process at MARCENT, all Marines with dependents will be required to complete and or produce a Family Care Plan.
    All personnel assigned to MARCENT, are required to possess a GTCC AND to physically check-in with the GTCC coordinator within Bldg. 7.

    Uniform items for Marines are limited in both quantity and variety.  It is suggested that you purchase all items needed prior to your arrival.

    • Permissions: Will be assigned upon checking in based on billet. HQCO Commander, HQCO 1stSgt, CPAC Director, and CPAC SNCOIC have the ability to assign permissions.
    • Creating an account: Please submit the request form to the CPAC Director, CPAC SNCOIC, or HQCO 1stSgt in order to get an account created for a non-Marine. Accounts are created in order to allow personnel of other services to complete a fitness report in APES.
    • If your MyPay account gets suspended please contact the CPAC Director to reset your pin.
    • Post-Deployment/Mobilization Respite Absence (PDMRA) is provided to all who are deployed/mobilized at less than the Deployment-Dwell ratio (1:2 for the Active Component(AC) Marines, 1:5 for Reserve Component (RC) Marines).
    • Active Component "Deployment-Dwell" is defined as the ratio of time spent deployed against all time spent in "dwell" (i.e., not deployed).
    • The deployment-dwell ratio goal is 1:2.
    • This is defined as for every one period of time an AC Marine is deployed to the Area of Responsibility (AOR), an AC Marine will be stabilized for a minimum two periods of dwell time prior to a subsequent deployment overseas.
    • For example: An AC Marine who deploys for seven months earns 14 months of dwell time; 12 months deployed earns 24 months of dwell time.
    • Reserve Component "Deployment-Dwell" is defined as the ratio of time spent mobilized against all time spent in "dwell" (i.e., not mobilized).
    • The deployment-dwell ratio goal is 1:5.
    • This is defined as for every one period of time a RC Marine is mobilized, the RC Marine will be stabilized for a minimum five periods of dwell time prior to a subsequent mobilization.
    • For example: An RC Marine who is mobilized for 12 months earns 60 months of dwell time.
    • The Marine Corps' recognition program is based strictly on a 1:2/1:5 ratio. Marines will accrue PDMRA if the minimum 1:2/1:5 ratio is not achieved.
    • Accrued PDMRA will be determined based on length of subsequent deployment/mobilization.
    • Individuals may submit to use PDMRA days utilizing Marine On-Line; however it cannot be used in conjunction with funded TAD travel.
    • Your PDMRA may be used in conjuntion with executing a PCS move and must be exhausted prior to joining your next command or your balance will be reset to zero.
    • MARADMIN 355/12 provides further information regarding PDMRA.

      PCS (CONUS)

      The following requirements must be met at least 30 days prior to a Marines Planned detachment date (Planned Detachment Date (PDD) is the date which you will no longer be physically present at the unit/ensure that proceed, delay (leave), and travel days are accounted for):

      • Completion of the PCS data sheet, to include all advance requests for (Dislocation allowance, advance travel, and advance pay). Once complete, please submit the PCS data sheet back to the Outbound Section.

      PCS (OCONUS)

      The following requirements must be met at least 45 days prior to a Marines Planned detachment date (Planned Detachment Date (PDD) is the date which you will no longer be physically present at the unit/ensure that proceed, delay (leave), and travel days are accounted for). Only upon completion of the below requirements will an AREA CLEARANCE REQUEST be routed to the gaining command.

      • Completion of BUMEDINST 1300.2, for the Member and all accompanying dependents. The following information is provided: Navy or Marine members on assignment with dependants to an overseas area to include Alaska and Hawaii must have a Family Member Overseas Clearance for all dependents. You may stop by the Patient Administration office located on the 2nd floor of the 6th Medical Group in room C242 to have all appropriate paperwork distributed. The following documents are needed per family member prior to scheduling an overseas screening on Wednesdays:
      • 1300/1- to be completed and signed by family member’s PCM.
      • Part II to be completed and signed by dentist.
      • 1300/2- to be completed and signed by family member’s PCM ( Suitability Screening Coordinator). Page two applies to dependents only.
      • PCM is to complete the checklist on page two and check off whether or not a DD2792 orDD2792-1 is required.
      • 1300/16- to be completed by the Active Duty Member (signed at the overseas clearance interview/only one per Family)
      • DD-2807/1- to be completed by the member’s PCM
      • Copies of medical records must be provided for each dependant if the records are NOT maintained at the 6 MDG/Brandon Clinic. Copies of dental records are not needed.
      • If there are any special medical needs for any of the dependants a DD 2792 must be completed by the member’s PCM.
      • DD 2792 is required if there is a diagnosis of Asthma, ADHD, Depression, or any specialty care required off base such as a Cardiologist, Psychiatrist, Physical Therapist, etc. if the care is followed up by a specialist the specialist may complete the form.
      • If there are any special educational needs for school aged children such as an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or a 504 Plan a DD2792-1 is required. The form is to be completed by the child’s school and a current copy of the IEP or 504 Plan must be provided.
      • Please note that the PCM is not clearing your dependants for overseas travel. They are documenting all medical concerns/issues that will be addressed at the overseas screening on Wednesdays.
      • Once all requested items are complete schedule an appointment for the next available overseas screening. Appointments are available on a first come basis with all required items. Please refer all questions to the Patient Administration office at 827-9997/9487.
      • Please ensure that all medical records are available for screening. Remember, your Suitability Screening Process does not start until the day of your appointment for the face-to-face interview with the Screening Coordinator.
      • The screenings are ONLY for dependents. All dependents must be present for screening.
      • Completion of NAVPERS 1300/16 (REPORT OF SUITABILITY FOR OVERSEAS ASSIGNMENT)
      • Completion of the PCS data sheet, to include all advance requests for (Dislocation allowance, advance travel, and advance pay).
      • Ensure all dependents have applied for or have in their possession no fee passports and provide passport numbers to CPAC.

      Note: **Please direct all PCS related questions to the CPAC Outbound Section at (813)827-4331**

      • If you are transferring your MGIB benefits to your eligible dependent(s), upon approval of your request through the TEB website, your dependent will need to submit a completed 1990-E form following the same steps that are onEnrolling in the Post-9/11 MGIB brief. Once their request is submitted, they will need to bring a copy of the submitted form to the desired College/University in order to begin enrollment.

      Requests for retirement will be submitted no earlier than 14 months and no later than 4 months prior to the requested date of retirement. To request for retirement Marines must complete the Appendix J from MCO P1900.16F W/CH1(MARCORSEPMAN). After completion requests are forwarded to CMC for approval via the CPAC Outbound Section.

      The following requirements must be met at least 15 days prior to a Marines Planned detachment date (Planned Detachment Date (PDD) is the date which you will no longer be physically present at the unit/ensure leave and PTAD is accounted for).

      • Attend a pre-separation interview (enlisted only w/ CRS)
      • Attend Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Employment Workshop. The Airman Family Readiness Center, the class schedule is every Wednesday @ 1300 appointments can be made by calling 813-828-2721.
      • Complete the Pre-separation Counseling Checklist (DD Form 2648 -Given at the TAP Employment workshop and returned to CPAC)
      • Complete a final physical/dental examination and turn your medical records into the CPAC.
      • Complete the DD Form 2656 (Retired Pay Data Form/SBP). This Form must be completed at least 30 days prior to retirement with notarization if electing to reduce coverage or electing not to participate. Failure to do so will result in automatic enrollment.

       

      PERMISSIVE TEMPORARY ADDITIONAL DUTY (PTAD)

      • PTAD up to 20 days may be authorized by the Commanding Officer.

       

      TERMINAL LEAVE

      • Up to 90 days may be authorized by the command.
      • Additional days require approval from CMC (MMSR)

       

      SELLING BACK LEAVE

      • Regular Leave Balance (RLB) is any portion of your leave balance accrued after 31 August 1976. Only basic pay is paid for RLB.
      • Only 60 days total lump sum leave can be sold in a career effective 10 February 1976 (exception are reservists on active duty supporting a contingency operation) . Federal and State taxes are withheld.

      Note: **Please direct all retirement related questions to the CPAC Outbound Section at (813)827-4331**

      The following requirements must be met at least 15 days prior to a Marines Planned detachment date (Planned Detachment Date (PDD) is the date which you will no longer be physically present at the unit/ensure leave is accounted for).

      • Attend a pre-separation interview (enlisted only w/ CRS)
      • Attend Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Employment Workshop. The Airman Family Readiness Center, the class schedule is every Wednesday @ 1300 appointments can be made by calling 813-828-2721.
      • Complete the Pre-separation Counseling Checklist (DD Form 2648 -Given at the TAP Employment workshop and returned to CPAC)
      • Complete a final physical/dental examination and turn your medical records into the CPAC.

       

      TERMINAL LEAVE

      • Terminal leave taken must be continuous and unbroken; all out processing must be complete before leave is taken (MCO P1050.3H para. 2024).
      • Up to 90 days may be authorized by the command.
      • Additional days require approval from CMC (MMSR)

       

      SELLING BACK LEAVE

      • Regular Leave Balance (RLB) is any portion of your leave balance accrued after 31 August 1976.  Only basic pay is paid for RLB.
      • Only 60 days total lump sum leave can be sold in a career effective 10 February 1976 (exception are reservists on active duty supporting a contingency operation) .  Federal and State taxes are withheld. 

      Note: **Please direct all separation related questions to the CPAC Outbound Section at (813)827-4331**

    • Effective 1 October each year, personnel who have an annual leave balance in excess of 60 days will lose all leave in excess of 60 days.

    • In order to have the lost leave restored, the individual will need to complete and submit an SLA request in order to have it routed for approval/disapproval.

    • The SLA excerpt from MCO 1050.3J and MARADMIN 151/15 outline the requirements needing to be met in order to rate restoration of lost leave.

    • If the individual was deployed for 120 or more consecutive days, they may be authorized to have any leave in excess of 60 days restored not to exceed 120 days.

    • The restoration will be approved/disapproved by the MARCENT Chief of Staff and the restored leave may be retained for up to  fiscal years.

    • If the individual was unable to use their leave for any other reason than being deployed for 120 or more consecutive days (also referred to as 'other duty'), they may also be authorized to have any leave in excess of 60 days restored not to exceed 120 days.

    • The restoration of lost leave for 'other duty' will be approved/disapproved by the MARCENT Chief of Staff and the restored leave may be retained for up to 4 fiscal years.

    • Please annotate on the SLA request if you already have SLA retained from previous fiscal years that is factored into your current leave balance.

    • All requests will then be routed for approval/disapproval.  All approved requests will then be submitted to Disbursing for restoration of lost leave.

     

                                                                                                   

    **NOTE:  Please direct all SLA questions to the CPAC New World Section at (813) 827-4327**

      • Personnel coming TAD/TDY to fill an IA billet will need to travel on DTS orders for approximately 10 days that end ‘in place’ at the processing location (exceptions are mobilized reservists on ROWS orders funded under ‘M00091’ appropriation data).
      • U.S. MARCENT will assist with completing your DTS travel claim and issue you SABRS orders with MARCENT funding that will cover your TAD portion traveling to the AOR through returning to your parent command (mobilized reservists will be issued DD 1610 orders).

      Note: **MARCENT CPAC will report all of your deployed entitlements**

      • MARCENT personnel that cannot travel on TAD/TDY utilizing DTS (mobilized reservists on ROWS orders funded under ‘M00091’ appropriation data) will need to submit a completed TAD request to the CPAC TAD section along with a copy of your flight itinerary and current ROWS orders.
      • You may reserve your flight through the Alamo Travel Office by calling (813) 840-8100.
      • The CPAC TAD section will then issue a set of DD 1610 orders along with NATO orders (if traveling overseas through a NATO country).
      • The CPAC TAD section will submit a copy of your orders to the Travel Management Office in order to pay for your airline tickets.

      Note: **Please direct all non-DTS TAD related questions to the TAD section at (813)827-4327**


    • All Marines are required to check into the Consolidated Personnel Administration Center (CPAC) located at Bldg. 7, MacDill AFB's Hangar Loop Road in service A uniform.

    • Upon checking in with the CPAC officers will schedule a formal in-call interview with the Chief of Staff and Staff NCO's will schedule a meeting with the Sergeant Major utilizing the staff secretary office 813-827-4012. The uniform for this in-call will be the uniform of the day.


      • You will be required to complete an audit of your entire service record.
      • If your dependents were authorized travel but did not execute travel you must return to CPAC in order to complete a supplemental travel claim upon their arrival.
      • Required Documentation:
      • Please ensure you have, at a minimum, the below documents upon reporting to the CPAC:
      • OQR/SRB
      • Web orders along with all endorsements
      • Receipts for all TLE/TLA being claimed
      • Statement of non-availability if staying in TLE/TLA off base
      • Travel Entitlements:
      • Mileage - $0.24/mile per POV driven
      • Per Diem - Member: $109/day, Dependent(s) over 12: $81/day, and Dependent(s) under 12: $54.50/day
      Note: If the spouse travels at a different time then the Marine they rate $109/day
      • TLE: Temporary Lodging Expense (TLE) is payable in and around the vicinity of the old PDS, new PDS, or designated place authorized in the orders. The amount of TLE is determined by the meals and incidental expenses rate for the location at which the member uses it. A member is entitled to TLE not to exceed 10 days (CONUS to CONUS).
      • TLA: Temporary Lodging Allowance (TLA) is for members PCS’ing from CONUS to OCONUS and is not to exceed 5 days in CONUS.
      • Station Allowances:
      • Check station allowance rates at the Per Diem, Travel, and Transportation Committee website.
      • Active Duty PCS to MacDill
      CONUS COLA – There is no monetary amount in Tampa
      BAH rate is at 33621
      FSA-R if married after the effective date of orders and spouse does not accompany the Marine.
      • Active Duty PCS to Bahrain
      OHA (must submit lease and DD 2367 form from the housing office)
      COLA rate at BA001
      If married Marine rates BAH it will be at his dependents location (designated place)
      • Reservists
      ADOS/PCS to MacDill rate the same allowances as Active Duty (above)
      Mobilized Reservists rate BAH and COUS COLA at the location of their Place Last Entered Active Duty (PLEAD).
      FSA-T (if appl) is effective the first constructive date of travel.

      Note: **Please direct all inbound PCS related questions to the CPAC Inbound Section at (813)827-4327**



      • The CPAC Travel Section is responsible for processing and tracking all monthly partials, TAD claims based on SABRS orders, and permanent change of station (PCS) travel claims.
      • A complete travel claim package should include:
      • A properly filled out 1351-2 form, (the 1351-2C form is used when the itinerary portion and/or the reimbursable expenses portions needs to be extended to a second page).
      • A copy of all orders from start to end of travel, all reporting/detaching endorsements from TAD sites, and copies of all receipts being claimed for reimbursement.
      • Once the Travel Section receives the travel claim, the travel Section will audit the claim for any corrections and forward it to either Camp Lejeune (Active Duty) or MOBCOM (Reserve) disbursing office.
      • Please ensure you sign your travel claim. The supervisor signature block should be left blank for the MARCENT Travel supervisor to sign.
      • Please allow 7-10 business days for your travel claim to be paid.
      • Once the claim is complete, please bring it to the CPAC Travel Section (If aboard Macdill AFB) or submit it to the Travel Section OMB Account (if located anywhere other than Macdill AFB).
      • The Travel Section’s hours of operation are Monday through Friday 0700 – 1100 and 1300 – 1630.

      Note: **Please direct all travel claim related questions to the CPAC Travel Section at (813)827-4327**

    Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  FAQ

      What documentation is required in order to change my State of Legal Residence?

      Please provide the CPAC with a completed DD Form 2058 as well as a copy of either your:

      • 1) Voter Registration Card for the state you are requesting to change your residence to, or
      • 2) Proof of property ownership in the state you are requesting to change your residence to, or
      • 3) Automobile registration in the state you are requesting to change your residence to, or
      • 4) Last will and testament which indicates the state you are requesting to change your residence to.

      What do I need to provide the CPAC if I am traveling TAD/TDY (CENTCOM, SOCOM, JCSE, and SOCCENT personnel)?

      • Please provide the CPAC with a copy of your orders prior to traveling TAD/TDY in order to conduct a pre-deployment audit of your records.
      • Upon arrival into the AOR, please email or call the CPAC Maintenance section DSN: 312.651.4333 in order to have your deployed entitlements started.
      • Upon return from your TAD/TDY, please provide the CPAC with a copy of your travel claim in order to conduct a post-deployment audit as well as to stop and adjust your deployed entitlements accordingly.
      • This also applies for personnel traveling TAD/TDY to CONUS locations in order to credit Family Separation Allowance (if applicable) and Pers Tempo.