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Keesler Evacuees Directed to Return
From: Keesler News Staff 81st Training Wing  
Filed 9/2/08  GCN 9:14 a.m.

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss.  --  Evacuated personnel and family members who are currently located in a SAFE HAVEN due to Hurricane Gustav are directed to return to Keesler. Travel should begin not earlier than 6:30 am Tuesday, September 2, to be complete not later than September 5.

Immediately upon return, personnel shall report their individual and families return through their unit control centers (UCC).

Personnel shall report to duty the first duty day following their return unless otherwise directed by their UCC.

Per diem for return travel is authorized, not to exceed allowable travel time in accordance with the Joint Federal Travel Regulation (JFTR) of 1 day of travel time is allowed for each 350 miles of official distance of ordered travel. When the total official distance is 400 miles or less, 1 day's travel time is allowed.

The Wing Commander has authorized shelter commanders to release personnel from shelters effective at 7:30 hours, Tuesday September 2. Sheltered personnel shall contact their UCC to determine when they need to report for duty.

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