DDESS utilizes the Defense Travel System (DTS) which allows for electronic routing and approval of travel orders and vouchers.
As the DDESS Lead Defense Travel Administrator (LDTA) the Resource Management Division assists employees and supervisors with DTS. We also provide assistance and forward updated information to the districts concerning the Joint Travel Regulation (JTR) and internal travel policies, which provide authorized entitlements and policy guidance governing Temporary Duty Assignments and Local Vouchers for DDESS employees.
Use of the Government Travel Charge Card is mandatory when on official business travel, unless an exemption has been granted.
DoDEA uses a commercial provider (Citi) for their Government Travel charge cards that is managed by GSA SmartPay® 2 contract.