Halt on PCS travel may extend into July, top Air Force officer says

Service members and their families have been barred from domestic travel, including permanent change of station moves, since a Defense Department stop-movement order went into effect March 16, 2020. PIXABAY
Service members and their families have been barred from domestic travel, including permanent change of station moves, since a Defense Department stop-movement order went into effect March 16, 2020. PIXABAY

Halt on PCS travel may extend into July, top Air Force officer says

by Caitlin Doornbos
Stars and Stripes

The Pentagon stand-down on all travel — including for military moves — could be extended into July, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein said in a virtual town hall on the official Air Force Facebook page Monday.

Service members and their families have been barred from domestic travel, including permanent change of station moves, since a Defense Department stop-movement order went into effect March 16. Overseas travel was included in that restriction March 25.

The order is set to expire May 11, but defense officials are considering a 60-day extension as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic, the Air Force’s top officer said in the town hall.

“We are probably going to see an extension to the stop movement for some period of time,” Goldfein said.

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