If your soldier paid for R&R travel from Baltimore, say...to Michigan...this bill intends to reimburse that expense.
Two U.S. senators from Minnesota have introduced a bill to reimburse troops for their Rest and Recuperation travel expenses from September through December...
At first, the military flew troops only as far as Frankfurt, Germany, or Baltimore-Washington International Airport in Maryland. Later, airports in Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth and Los Angeles were added.
In October, Congress recommended the Army move $55 million between accounts to pay for troops’ domestic travel costs in order to get them all the way home.