US Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Meeting, 4492-4493 [E7-1492]

Download as PDF 4492 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 20 / Wednesday, January 31, 2007 / Notices Office of the Secretary Veterans’ Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction Department of Defense, Defense Threat Reduction Agency. ACTION: Notice of advisory board meeting. mstockstill on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES AGENCY: Wednesday, March 7, 2007, from 7:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.–5:15 p.m. with a public comment session from 1:30 p.m.–3 p.m., and Thursday, March 8, 2007, from 8 a.m.–10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.–12 p.m. with a public comment session from 10:15 a.m.–11:15 a.m. DATES: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Tuscany Suites and Casino, 255 East Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, SUMMARY: The Defense Threat Reduction Nevada 89169. Agency (DTRA) and the Department of Agenda: On Wednesday, the meeting Veterans Affairs (VA) will hold the fifth will open with an introduction of the public meeting of the Veterans’ Board. The following briefings will be Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction presented: How a Typical Dose (VBDR). The VBDR was established at Reconstruction is Performed in the recommendation of the National Accordance With the NTPR Standard Research Council report, entitled Operating Procedures’’ by Mr. John ‘‘Review of the Dose Reconstruction Stiver; ‘‘Interactive RadioProgram of the Defense Threat Epidemiological Tables and Its Use in Reduction Agency.’’ The report Adjudication’’ by Dr. David Kocher; recommended the need to establish an ‘‘The Use of Interactive Radioadvisory board that will provide Epidemiological Program by the suggestions for improvements in dose Department of Veterans Affairs’’ by Dr. reconstruction and claim adjudication Neil Otchin; ‘‘Veterans’ View Regarding procedures. The goal of the VBDR is to provide guidance and oversight of the VBDR, Dose Reconstruction and Claim dose reconstruction and claims Compensation Programs’’ by Mr. R. J. compensation programs for veterans of Ritter; ‘‘NTPR Dose Reconstruction and U.S.-sponsored atmospheric nuclear Veterans Communication Activities’’ by weapons tests from 1945–1962; veterans Dr. Paul Blake; and ‘‘VA Radiation of the 1945–1946 occupation of Claims Compensation Program for Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan; and Veterans’’ by Mr. Thomas Pamperin. On veterans who were prisoners of war in Thursday, the four subcommittees those regions at the conclusion of World established during the inaugural VBDR War II. In addition, the advisory board session will report on their activities will assist the VA and DTRA in since November 2006. The communicating with the veterans. subcommittees are the ‘‘Subcommittee Radiation dose reconstruction has on DTRA Dose Reconstruction been carried out by the Department of Procedures’’, the ‘‘Subcommittee on VA Defense under the Nuclear Test Personnel Review (NTPR) program since Claims Adjudication Procedures’’, the ‘‘Subcommittee on Quality Management the 1970s. DTRA is the executive agent and VA Process Integration with DTRA for the NTPR program which provides Nuclear Test Personnel Review participation data and actual or estimated radiation dose information to Program’’, and the ‘‘Subcommittee on veterans and the VA. Communication and Outreach.’’ The Board members were selected to Board will close with a discussion of the fulfill the statutory requirements Subcommittee reports, future business mandated by Congress in Section 601 of and meeting dates. Public Law 108–183. The Board was FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The appointed on June 3, 2005, and is Veterans’ Advisory Board on Dose comprised of 16 members. Board Reconstruction hotline at 1–866–657– members were selected to provide VBDR (8237). expertise in historical dose reconstruction, radiation health matters, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: May be risk communications, radiation found at http://vbdr.org. epidemiology, medicine, quality Dated: January 25, 2007. management, decision analysis and ethics in order to appropriately enable C.R. Choate, the VBDR to represent and address Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison veterans’ concerns. Officer, Department of Defense. The Board is governed by the [FR Doc. E7–1532 Filed 1–30–07; 8:45 am] provisions of the Federal Advisory BILLING CODE 5001–06–P Committee Act (FACA), PL 92–463, which sets forth standards for the formation and conduct of government advisory committees. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:08 Jan 30, 2007 Jkt 211001 ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Air Force US Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Meeting Department of the Air Force, U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors, DoD. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 9355, the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) Board of Visitors (BoV) will hold a meeting via teleconference on February 8, 2007. The purpose of the meeting is to review morale and discipline, curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, academic methods, and other matters relating to the Academy. For the general public, a teleconference room will be set up in the Pentagon, Room 5E225. Members of the public wishing to attend must arrive no later than one hour prior to the start of the meeting. Entry to the Pentagon will be through the Pentagon Metro entrance. Two forms of photo identification (ID) are required for building entry, one of which must be a state- or federal-issued picture ID. The meeting will be open to the public. Public attendance at this USAFA BoV meeting shall be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis up to the reasonable and safe capacity of the teleconference room. In addition, any member of the public wishing to provide input to the USAFA BoV should submit a written statement in accordance with 41 CFR 102–3.140(c) and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and the procedures described in this paragraph. Written statements should be no longer than two type-written pages and must address the following details: The issue, discussion, and a recommended course of action. Supporting documentation may also be included as needed to establish the appropriate historical context and to provide any necessary background information. Written statements can be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer at the address detailed below, at any point, however, if a written statement is not received at least 10 days before the first day of the meeting which is the subject of this notice, then it may not be provided to, or considered by, the BoV until its next open meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submissions with the BoV Chairperson and ensure they are provided to members of the BoV before the meeting that is the subject of this E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 20 / Wednesday, January 31, 2007 / Notices notice. For the benefit of the public, rosters that list the names of BoV members and any releasable materials presented during this BoV meeting shall be made available upon request. After review of written comments, the BoV Chairperson and Designated Federal Officer may choose to invite the submitter of the comments to orally present their issue during an open portion of this BoV meeting or a future meeting. Members of the BoV may also petition the Chairperson to allow specific persons to make oral presentations before the BoV. Any oral presentations before the BoV shall be in accordance with 41 CFR 102–3.140(c), section 10(3) of FACA, and this paragraph. The Designated Federal Officer and BoV Chairperson may, if desired, allot a specific amount of time for members of the public to present their issue for BoV review and discussion. Direct questioning of BoV members or meeting participants by the public is not permitted except with the approval of the Designated Federal Officer and Chairperson. DATES: The U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors will hold a meeting via teleconference on February 8, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information or to attend this BoV meeting, contact Major Glenn Mayes, Chief, USAFA Programs Assessment, Directorate of Airman Development and Sustainment, Deputy Chief of Staff, Manpower and Personnel, AF/A1DOA, 1040 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1040, (703) 697–8650. Bao-Anh Trinh, Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. E7–1492 Filed 1–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–05–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Notice of Availability for Donation as a Museum/Memorial, Submarine exDOLPHIN (AGSS–555) Department of the Navy, DoD. Notice. AGENCY: mstockstill on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of the Navy (DON) hereby gives notice of the availability for donation, under the authority of 10 U.S.C. Sect. 7306, of the diesel-powered submarine ex-DOLPHIN (AGSS–555), for use as a static museum/ memorial for public display. The exDOLPHIN was decommissioned and struck from the Naval Vessel Register on January 15, 2007, and is located in San Diego, CA, its historic homeport. It is in the best interest of the Government to VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:08 Jan 30, 2007 Jkt 211001 limit consideration of potential donees to entities that will provide permanent berthing in San Diego for public display of ex-DOLPHIN, thus recognizing the submarine’s service in its historic homeport, while avoiding the DON’s need to move the vessel to another location pending completion of the donation process. Eligible recipients include: (1) Any State, Commonwealth, or possession of the United States, or any municipal corporation or political subdivision thereof; (2) the District of Columbia; or (3) any organization incorporated as a non-profit entity under section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code that will provide permanent berthing and display the vessel in San Diego. The transfer of a vessel for donation under 10 U.S.C. Sect. 7306 shall be made at no cost to the United States Government. The donee will be required to maintain the vessel as a static display in a condition that is satisfactory to the Secretary of the Navy. A letter of intent will be required within 30 days from the date of this notice and all donation applications must be received within six months from the date of this notice. The DON will foreclose consideration of donation of ex-DOLPHIN to any entity that does not submit a letter of intent to the DON within 30 days of the date of this notice. Prospective donees must submit a letter of intent to the Navy Inactive Ships Program office within 30 days of this Federal Register notice. The letter of intent must: a. Identify the specific vessel sought for donation; b. Include a statement of the proposed use for the vessel; c. Identify the proposed permanent berthing location; d. If the applicant is not a State, commonwealth, or possession of the United States, or a political subdivision or municipal corporation thereof, or the District of Columbia, it must provide a copy of a determination letter by the Internal Revenue Service that the applicant is exempt from tax under the Internal Revenue Code, or submit evidence that the applicant has filed the appropriate documentation in order to obtain tax exempt status; e. If the applicant asserts that it is a corporation or association whose charter or articles of agreement denies it the right to operate for profit, it must provide a properly authenticated copy of the charter, certificate of incorporation, and a copy of the organization’s by-laws; f. Provide a notarized copy of the resolution or other action of the applicant’s governing board authorizing PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4493 the person signing the application to represent the organization and to sign on its behalf for the purpose of obtaining a vessel; and g. Provide written affirmation that the prospective donee can submit a complete ship donation application to the DON, compliant with the DON application requirements, within six months of this Federal Register notice. Upon receipt of the letter of intent, the DON will contact the prospective donee(s) to ensure a full understanding of the application requirements, which are located at http:// www.navsea.navy.mil/NDP. Qualified organizations who submit a letter of intent for ex-DOLPHIN (AGSS– 555) must submit a complete application to the DON within six months of this notice, comprised of a business/financial plan, a technical plan (includes a towing plan, mooring plan, maintenance plan, and environmental plan), a curatorial/museum plan, and a community support plan (includes information concerning support from the community and benefit to the Navy). The application must address the following areas: a. Business/Financial Plan: The Business/Financial Plan must detail the estimated start-up and operating costs, and provide detailed evidence of firm financing adequate to cover these costs. Start-up costs include towing, mooring (this includes but not limited to the cost of acquiring and improving facilities, and dredging if required), ship restoration, museum development, and meeting environmental requirements (including permitting fees and expenses). Operating costs are those costs associated with operating and maintaining the vessel as a museum/ memorial, including rent, utilities, personnel, insurance, periodic drydocking, etc. Firm financing means available funding to ensure the first five years of operation and future stability for long-term operation. This can include pledges, loans, gifts, bonds (except revenue bonds), funds on deposit at a financial institution, or any combination of the above. The applicant must also provide income projections from sources such as individual and group admissions, facility rental fees and gift shop revenues sufficient to cover the estimated operating expenses. b. Technical: The technical plan is comprised of a Towing Plan, Mooring Plan, Maintenance Plan, and Environmental Plan. The Towing Plan describes how the vessel will be prepared for tow and safely towed from its present location to the permanent display site proposed by the applicant. The Towing Plan must E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 20 (Wednesday, January 31, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 4492-4493]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-1492]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Air Force


US Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Meeting

AGENCY: Department of the Air Force, U.S. Air Force Academy Board of 
Visitors, DoD.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 9355, the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) 
Board of Visitors (BoV) will hold a meeting via teleconference on 
February 8, 2007. The purpose of the meeting is to review morale and 
discipline, curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal 
affairs, academic methods, and other matters relating to the Academy.
    For the general public, a teleconference room will be set up in the 
Pentagon, Room 5E225. Members of the public wishing to attend must 
arrive no later than one hour prior to the start of the meeting. Entry 
to the Pentagon will be through the Pentagon Metro entrance. Two forms 
of photo identification (ID) are required for building entry, one of 
which must be a state- or federal-issued picture ID.
    The meeting will be open to the public. Public attendance at this 
USAFA BoV meeting shall be accommodated on a first-come, first-served 
basis up to the reasonable and safe capacity of the teleconference 
room. In addition, any member of the public wishing to provide input to 
the USAFA BoV should submit a written statement in accordance with 41 
CFR 102-3.140(c) and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (FACA) and the procedures described in this paragraph. Written 
statements should be no longer than two type-written pages and must 
address the following details: The issue, discussion, and a recommended 
course of action. Supporting documentation may also be included as 
needed to establish the appropriate historical context and to provide 
any necessary background information. Written statements can be 
submitted to the Designated Federal Officer at the address detailed 
below, at any point, however, if a written statement is not received at 
least 10 days before the first day of the meeting which is the subject 
of this notice, then it may not be provided to, or considered by, the 
BoV until its next open meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will 
review all timely submissions with the BoV Chairperson and ensure they 
are provided to members of the BoV before the meeting that is the 
subject of this

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notice. For the benefit of the public, rosters that list the names of 
BoV members and any releasable materials presented during this BoV 
meeting shall be made available upon request.
    After review of written comments, the BoV Chairperson and 
Designated Federal Officer may choose to invite the submitter of the 
comments to orally present their issue during an open portion of this 
BoV meeting or a future meeting. Members of the BoV may also petition 
the Chairperson to allow specific persons to make oral presentations 
before the BoV. Any oral presentations before the BoV shall be in 
accordance with 41 CFR 102-3.140(c), section 10(3) of FACA, and this 
paragraph. The Designated Federal Officer and BoV Chairperson may, if 
desired, allot a specific amount of time for members of the public to 
present their issue for BoV review and discussion. Direct questioning 
of BoV members or meeting participants by the public is not permitted 
except with the approval of the Designated Federal Officer and 
Chairperson.

DATES: The U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors will hold a meeting 
via teleconference on February 8, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information or to attend 
this BoV meeting, contact Major Glenn Mayes, Chief, USAFA Programs 
Assessment, Directorate of Airman Development and Sustainment, Deputy 
Chief of Staff, Manpower and Personnel, AF/A1DOA, 1040 Air Force 
Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330-1040, (703) 697-8650.

Bao-Anh Trinh,
Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. E7-1492 Filed 1-30-07; 8:45 am]
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