The Defense Travel Management Office published the winter edition of their quarterly newsletter, The Dispatch.  Recognizing the need for better communication between the Defense Travel Management Office and the travel community, The Dispatch aims to provide timely travel-related news and updates.

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DTMO Dispatch, Winter 2017, Vol IX, Vol 2 link

Table of Contents

Progress Made Toward Travel Policy Simplification
Over the past year, many changes have been made to support writing a simpler, more concise Joint Travel Regulations (JTR) and it will culminate in 2017 when a revised JTR is published
Recent Notable Policy Changes
Learn about recent changes to the Joint Travel Regulations (JTR) including updates to the Restricted Airfare policy, change in Commercial Travel Office nomenclature, and elimination of Appendix O.
Integrated Lodging Program Pilot Expands Again January 1
In January 2017, the number of pilot sites will expand, one location will no longer be deemed a pilot site, and the list of participating DoD Preferred commercial lodging properties will change.
Travel Certificate Program For AOs
As part of its Travel Certificate Program, DTMO now offers a specialized training certificate for Authorizing Officials (AOs). Learn what it entails and how to begin earning your certificate.