A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
Big Southern Butte is one of two domes rising from a sea of basalt near the center of the eastern Snake River Plain in Idaho. The butte is one of the largest volcanic domes in the world, but at 300,000 years old it is also one of the youngest. Hikers who trek to the 7,550-foot high summit are rewarded with spectacular panoramic views. Photo by Devin Englestead, BLM Upper Snake Wildlife Biologist.
First light at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico. Established in November 22, 1939, the refuge has provided a critical stopover and wintering spot for thousands of sandhill cranes, geese and other waterfowl for 75 years. Bosque del Apache's sandhill crane population has multiplied from 18 birds in the 1840s to more than 20,000 birds today. Photo by Kim Hang Dessoliers (www.sharetheexperience.org).
allows employees to immediately use accumulated travel bonus points and benefits for personal travel. Authority to use benefits obtained as a result of official travel for personal use is contained in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002.
GSA will issue an amendment to the Federal Travel Regulation, 41 CFR 301, and other controlling regulations in the near future. Additional guidance will also be issued on the taxability of these benefits when used by an employee for personal travel.
Please direct any questions you may have on this subject to Mr. Lesley Oden on (202) 208-6225.
Prior Financial Administration
Memoranda on this Subject:
No. 84-162 (II.G.1.), November 19, 1984 - Canceled
No. 88-018 (II.G.1.), March 02, 1988 - Canceled
No. 90-072 (II.G.1.), September 6, 1990 - Canceled
No. 92-071 (II.G.1.), December 1, 1992 - Canceled
No. 96-019 (II.G.1.), May 29, 1996 - Canceled
No. 96-028 (II.G.1.), July 10, 1996 - Canceled
No. 96-049 (II.G.1.), November 5, 1996 - Canceled
No. 97-004 (II.G.1.), February 3,1997 - Canceled
No. 97-019 (II.G.1.), April 22, 1997 - Canceled
No. 98-009 (II.G.1.), June 11, 1998 - Canceled
No. 99-004 (II.G.1.), January 25, 1999, 1990 - Canceled
No. 99-031 (II.G.1.), July 21, 1999 - Canceled
No. 2000-17 (II.G.1.), May 31, 2000 - Canceled
No. 2001-02 (II.G.1.), January 23, 2001 - Canceled