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5.4. LongCoursePrograms.Travelcostsandexpensesrelatedtocertification,recertification, or national licensing agencies not listed in the annual update of CertificationAgencies, but required as part of a Medical Service officer’s long course program (Educationand Training Course Announcements (ETCA)/ ) may bereimbursable provided that AFI 44-119,Medical Quality Operations, does not specificallyprohibit them.5.5. Multiple Board Certifications.MTF and medical unit commanders may reimburse formore than one certification examination and/or MOC, and are responsible for ensuring thecertifications are not redundant and apply to performance of duties in the officer’s AFSC.5.6. Travel Restrictions. When TDY funds are authorized, members will abide by the JointFederal Travel Regulation.5.7. Consecutive professional meetings. Members must obtain prior approval to attendprofessional meetings while on TDY for board or certification examinations or to handledelays en route.5.8. Membership Fees.Annual or recurring membership fees are the responsibility ofindividual Medical Service members.5.9. Required dental assistants.Certain dental board examinations requirethe candidate tofurnish a patient and a dentalassistant.Officers may receive local funding for thesepersonnel, if it is available.5.10. Members Serving OCONUS.Members serving Outside the Continental United States(OCONUS) may receive funded TDY for Parts I and/or II of professional specialty board orcertification examinations, if local examination is not available.5.10.1. Before a commander approves a return to CONUS for the examination, he/shemust consider the feasibility of the member taking the examination in an overseas areacloser than CONUS or of requesting that the senior Air Force functional leader in thegeographical area coordinate with the responsible agency to administer the examinationin the overseas area.(T-3)5.10.2. OCONUS members must have at least 6 months left to serve in the OCONUSassignment.The OCONUS MAJCOM has the authority to waive this requirement to
6AFI41-10418 FEBRUARY 2014meet testing schedules for consecutive overseas tours, or to address concerns on a case bycase basis.5.11. CertificationsnotlistedintheannualupdateofCertifyingAgencies(-Agencies.aspx).MTFandmedicalunitcommandersmayapproveothercertification/recertification requests not specifically covered in this instruction to meet AF,AFSC and/or MTF/medical unit mission requirements pending coordination with the SGConsultant. Questions regarding funding parameters or policy on use of MTF or medical unitDHP funds will be addressed to AF/SGY.6.Post-Examination Responsibilities6.1. Reimbursement6.1.1. For reimbursement of certification/recertification examination or MOC fees, themember will file a Standard Form 1164,Claim for Reimbursement for Expenditures onOfficial Business.Member must attach relevant receipts with a copy of the commander’s

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Professor
Beck
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Test, United States Air Force, Enlisted rank

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