Posted on Dec 14, 2015
SGT UH-60 Helicopter Repairer
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I was just curious if National Guard members receive BAH on deployment since we still have to maintain a home while we're gone.
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CMSgt Socom J2/Tsoc Reserve Program Manager
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Yes, you do. It will be based on your Home of Record (HOR). When you in-process for your deployment, your finance folks will (should) sort that out.
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MAJ (Join to see) I may have to put everything in a leased storage unit since I live on my own and have no place to putilize it. Leasing a storage unit for my items and car cost almost as much as a rental unit here.
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Leased storage won't qualify you for BAH. It may be claimed as a travel expense, but limited to actual costs incurred rather than the BAH rate.
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MAJ (Join to see) We actually received BAH no matter what.
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SGT (Join to see) - Recent change, now they realize that Soldiers need to pay for housing regardless of their dependent status.
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SGT (Join to see) You should, but when you do your pre-deployment training and SRP, there will be a finance brief that covers all your entitlements.
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Thank you Sir!
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hell yeah you get BAH , the amount is based on ZIP CODE
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SFC (Join to see) Do you have to fill out any specific paperwork?
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SFC Agr Tng Nco
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yes there is a form i think its DA FORM 5960
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