If you have been notified that you will be lodged off-post, you (or your command) are required to make your lodging reservations at a local off-post hotel through DTS, or as directed by your orders issuing activity. Statements of Non-Availability (SNA) are no longer required in order to make reservations for off-post lodging.
Lodging Per Diem
You are authorized lodging per diem in accordance with the current Joint Federal Travel Regulations (JFTR)
Meals & Incidental Expenses (M&IE):
You are authorized full Meals & Incidental Expenses (M&IE)
It is highly recommended that your unit authorizes a rental car if you are flying to Ft Lee. It is a unit responsibility to fund rental vehicles and authorize Privately Owned Vehicles (POVs). In and around mileage is not authorized for those housed off post and authorized to use their POV. Disapproval must be annotated on the travel order.
In accordance with DoD Policy, you are required to have a Government Travel Charge Card (GTCC) prior to attending school to pay meal and rental car expenses as applicable. Sending units are required to input all travel requirements using the Defense Travel System (DTS).