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Temporary Lodging Allowance (TLA)

Temporary Lodging Allowance (TLA) is intended to partially pay a Service member for higher than normal expenses incurred by a member or dependent while occupying temporary lodging OCONUS.  TLA is available when it is necessary for a Service member or dependent to occupy temporary lodging upon arrival at or immediately before leaving a PDS OCONUS, or during other periods as specified in the DoD FMR, Volume 7A, Chapter 68, paragraph 6804.

Personal inconvenience to a Service member or dependent is never a determining factor for the authorization of TLA.TLA is not intended, and must not be used, for the personal enrichment of a Service member, including authorization or approval of TLA Special.

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