Posted on Jul 6, 2019
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So I just found out that if I'm married, and to go my first duty station without my family, I still have to live off post and receive the BAH based on my duty station's BAH rate instead of where my dependents live?
My wife most likely won't be able to move with me because she has to take care of our mother, so my concern is I have to use my BAH to pay off for the housing at my duty station while supporting my wife financially back home at the same time. Is there anyways I can request a room in the barrack and receive the BAH for my wife at the same time?
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Even if you requested a room in the barracks, you would lose all your BAH. You should look into renting a room at your next place.
If you and your spouse are providing the majority of her support, you may be able to make her your dependent
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SSG Byron Howard Sr
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I've seen that done.
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Have you checked into making the MIL a dependent? It is an easy process and she could use the PX, Commissary, and post Hospital.
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i had no idea what MIL is but i do now. thank you so much
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SPC (Join to see) - i mean i had no idea i could make my MIL my dependent*
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SPC (Join to see) - Go to the DEERs office and tell what you want to do.
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SSG Byron Howard Sr
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Make your mother in law a dependent and if there are any special need people involved let housing know.
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