GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — College students with parents stationed overseas may qualify for a government-funded round trip visit plus the shipment of unaccompanied baggage, according to Army and federal regulations.
The student, according the JFTR, must either attend a dormitory school operated by the Defense Department or else attend an accredited school in the U.S.
The government will pay for one round trip each calendar year for college students if the family and student meet these qualifications:
Students at military academies do not qualify, but qualify for space-available travel on military aircraft.
To apply for student travel, the sponsoring military Soldier must apply at the following website with CAC access: www.updb.eur.army.mil/STUDENTTRAVEL/DEFAULT.ASP.
Service members will need the following documents to apply for Student Travel:
If you have questions or need more information, contact the USAG Bavaria Military Personnel Services (MPD) Customer Service Desk at 475-6734/7301/8213, CIV 09641-83-6734/7301/8213 .