Contingency Support

Quick Reference Guide

In accordance with DLA Standard Procedures, this information applies to civilian employees who perform temporary duty (TDY) as part of a Contingency Support Team or in support of a Military Exercise to geographic locations where the following foreign allowances have been designated by the Department of State. The Department of State Standardized Regulations also contains Frequently Asked Questions regarding Post Hardship Differential and Danger Pay.

Post Differential

  • Taxable Compensation
  • Percentages range from 0% to 35% (based on biweekly rating prescribed by State Dept.)
  • Paid only for hours for which basic compensation is paid
  • Authorization effective on the 43rd day of detail at an authorized location

Danger Pay (DSSR 652f)

  • Taxable Compensation
  • Percentages range from 0% to 35% (based on biweekly rating prescribed by State Dept.)
  • Paid only for hours for which basic compensation is paid
  • Authorization effective upon arrival at an authorized location ( if 4 or more hours are spent)

Danger Pay (DSSR 652g)

  • Granted when military forces are designated to receive Imminent Danger Pay
  • Flat rate (currently $225.00 per month, pro-rated $7.50 a day)
  • Not authorized in conjunction with Post Differential or Danger Pay (DSSR 652f )
  • Paid as a lump sum upon completion of the deployment

Forms Terms Definitions
SF-1190 POC Designated Point of Contact
SF-1190 Addendum DCPDS Defense Civilian Personnel Data System
Travel Orders DCPS Defense Civilian Pay System
Letter of Certification (LOC) DFAS Defense Finance and Accounting Services

Procedures

  1. Employee completes SF-1190.
  2. Employee provides completed SF-1190 and a copy of Travel Orders to the servicing DLA Human Resources Services.
  3. DLA Human Resources Services completes LOC and ensures it is signed by the appropriate Authorizing Official
  4. POC submits SF-1190, LOC and Travel Orders to the servicing DLA Human Resources Services.
  5. DLA Human Resources Services will establish a file for the employee and forward a copy of the LOC to DFAS.
  6. DFAS will update employee's pay record with an "LU" code to lift the biweekly pay cap.
  7. Employee must either submit an SF-1190 Addendum for each pay period on deployment, even if there has been no movement, or submit a single addendum upon return from deployment.
    Note: All addendums must reflect all movement (to include dates, times and actual locations, by city and country or official post) and must also be signed by the deployee and certified by a supervisor.

Documents may be submitted to the servicing DLA Human Resources Services.

General Information and Link to Forms