Family Separation Allowance (FSA)

Army National Guard: Retired

Benefit Fact Sheet

Summary

Family Separation Allowance (FSA) is payable to Soldiers with dependent Family members when the Soldier is required to be away from his or her permanent duty station for more than 30 continuous days in a TDY status and his/her dependents are not residing at or near the temporary station.

Eligibility

Retired Army National Guard Soldiers are not eligible for FSA.

Additional Information

Department of Defense (DoD) Financial Management Regulation, chapter 27, Family Separation Allowance: http://comptroller.defense.gov/Portals/45/documents/fmr/Volume_07a.pdf

Defense Finance and Accounting Services (DFAS) allowances information: https://www.dfas.mil/dfas/militarymembers.html

For additional information on possible changes to this benefit as a Wounded Warrior, please visit the Wounded Warrior Pay section of the Defense Finance and Accounting Services (DFAS) website at:
https://www.dfas.mil/dfas/militarymembers/woundedwarrior/woundedwarriorpay.html

Document Review Date: 31 January 2018