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Thank you for the information and your question. Can you tell me who is telling you that you have to provide a car to your spouse? Also, what do you mean by "to and from?" Do you just mean to use on a daily basis?
Thank you for your reply. Not surprised that the CMC said that, but it isn't a requirement, either under civilian law or military law. You are only required to provide support to your children (if you have them) or give her any money that you get because you have dependents. In the Navy, that is essentially 1/3 of your gross pay (for spouse only), not including Basic Allowance for Subsistance (BAS), incentive pay, sea pay, hazardous duty pay, or any other specialty pay. If you have a court order because you are already formally separated, then the court ordered support applies, instead of the Navy rules. Take a look at MILPERSMAN 1754-030.
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No, as mentioned, there is no rule that requires you to provide anything other than the support mentioned in the MILPERSMAN. So, no requirement, ever, to provide a vehicle. This is just the CMC trying to strong arm you into something they either think is right, or mistakenly believes is true.
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