Air Force Academy Preparatory School, 10436-10438 [E7-4129]

Download as PDF 10436 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 45 / Thursday, March 8, 2007 / Proposed Rules major Federal actions within the meaning of section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act (42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C)). Paperwork Reduction Act Dated: February 13, 2007. H. Vann Weaver, Acting Regional Director, Appalachian Region. [FR Doc. E7–4147 Filed 3–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–05–P This rule does not contain information collection requirements that require approval by OMB under the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3507 et seq.). DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Regulatory Flexibility Act 32 CFR Part 903 The Department of the Interior certifies that this rule will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities under the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601 et seq.). The State submittal, which is the subject of this rule, is based upon counterpart Federal regulations for which an economic analysis was prepared and certification made that such regulations would not have a significant economic effect upon a substantial number of small entities. In making the determination as to whether this rule would have a significant economic impact, the Department relied upon the data and assumptions for the counterpart Federal regulations. [Docket No. USAF–2007–0001] Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act This rule is not a major rule under 5 U.S.C. 804(2), the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act. This rule: (a) Does not have an annual effect on the economy of $100 million; (b) Will not cause a major increase in costs or prices for consumers, individual industries, Federal, State, or local government agencies, or geographic regions; and (c) Does not have significant adverse effects on competition, employment, investment, productivity, innovation, or the ability of U.S.-based enterprises to compete with foreign-based enterprises. This determination is based upon the analysis performed under various laws and executive orders for the counterpart Federal regulations. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with PROPOSALS Unfunded Mandates This rule will not impose an unfunded mandate on State, local, or tribal governments or the private sector of $100 million or more in any given year. This determination is based upon the analysis performed under various laws and executive orders for the counterpart Federal regulations. List of Subjects in 30 CFR Part 920 Intergovernmental relations, Surface mining, Underground mining. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:28 Mar 07, 2007 Jkt 211001 Department of the Air Force RIN 0701–AA72 Air Force Academy Preparatory School DoD, USAF. ACTION: Proposed rule. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This proposed rule tells how to apply for the Air Force Academy Preparatory School. It also explains the procedures for selection, disenrollment, and assignment. This rule has been updated to identify USAFA’s revised mission statement, new selection criteria and updates of associated Air Force Instructions. DATES: Interested parties should submit written comments on or before May 7, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and or RIN number and title, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1160. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number or Regulatory Information Number (RIN) for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Scotty Ashley at (703) 695–3594, scotty.Ashley@pentagon.af.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Executive Order 12866, ‘‘Regulatory Planning and Review It has been determined that 32 CFR part 903 is not a significant regulatory action. This rule does not: (1) Have an annual effect on the economy of $100 million or more or PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 adversely affect in a material way the economy, a sector of the economy, productivity, competition, jobs, the environment, public health or safety, or state, local, or tribal governments or communities; (2) Create a serious inconsistency or otherwise interfere with an action taken or planned by another agency; (3) Materially alter the budgetary impact of entitlements, grants, user fees, or loan programs, or the rights and obligations of the recipients thereof; or (4) Raise novel legal or policy issues arising out of legal mandates, the President’s priorities, or the principles set forth in this Executive Order. Unfunded Mandates Reform Act (Sec. 202, Pub. L. 104–4) It has been certified the 32 CFR part 903 does not contain a Federal Mandate that may result in the expenditure by State, local and tribal governments, in aggregate, or by the private sector, of $100 million or more in any one year. Public Law 96–354, ‘‘Regulatory Flexibility Act’’ (5 U.S.C. 601) It has been determined that this rule is not subject to the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601) because it would not, if promulgated, have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities. This rule * * * Public Law 95–511, Paperwork Reduction Act’’ (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) It has been certified that 32 CFR part 903 does not impose any reporting or recordkeeping requirements under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Federalism (Executive Order 13132) It has been certified that 32 CFR part 903 does not have federalism implications, as set forth in Executive Order 13132. This rule does not have substantial direct effects on: (1) The States; (2) The relationship between the National Government and the States; or (3) The distribution of power and responsibilities among the various levels of government. List of Subjects in 32 CFR Part 903 Military academy; military personnel. Therefore, for the reasons set forth in the preamble, 32 CFR part 903 is proposed to be revised to read as follows: PART 903—AIR FORCE ACADEMY PREPARATORY SCHOOL Sec. 903.1 E:\FR\FM\08MRP1.SGM Mission. 08MRP1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 45 / Thursday, March 8, 2007 / Proposed Rules 903.2 Eligibility Requirements. 903.3 Selection Criteria. 903.4 Application Process and Procedures. 903.5 Reserve Enlistment Procedures. 903.6 Reassignment of Air Force Members to Become Cadet Candidates at the Preparatory School. 903.7 Reassignment of Cadet Candidates Who Graduate From the Preparatory School With an Appointment to U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA). 903.8 Cadet Candidates Disenrollment. 903.9 Cadet Records and Reassignment. Authority: 10 U.S.C. 8012, except as otherwise noted. Note: This part is derived from AFI 36– 3021, July 1, 1994. Part 806 of this chapter states the basic policies and instructions governing the disclosure of records and tells members of the public what they must do to inspect or obtain copies of the material referenced herein. § 903.1 Mission. The mission of the United States Air Force Academy Preparatory School (USAFA/PL) is to motivate, prepare, and evaluate selected candidates in an educational, military, moral, and physical environment, to perform successfully and enhance diversity at USAFA. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with PROPOSALS § 903.2 Eligibility Requirements. (a) For admission to the HQ USAFA/ PL, applicants must be: (1) At least 17 and no more than 22 years old by 1 July of the year of admission. (2) A citizen or permanent resident of the United States able to obtain citizenship (or Secretary of Defense waiver allowed by 10 U.S.C. 532(f)) by projected commissioning date. (3) Unmarried and have no dependents. (4) Of high moral character. Applicants must have no record of Uniform Code of Military Justice convictions or civil offenses beyond minor violations; no history of drug or alcohol abuse; and no prior behaviors, activities, or associations incompatible with USAF standards. (5) Medically qualified for appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA). (6) A member of the armed services or eligible to enlist in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. (b) Normally, applicants must not have previously attended college on a full-time basis or attended a U.S. Service Academy or a U.S. Service Academy Preparatory School. The Headquarters USAFA Registrar’s Office (HQ USAFA/RR) determines an applicant’s status in this regard. (c) Every applicant must be an active candidate in the USAFA admissions VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:51 Mar 07, 2007 Jkt 211001 program, normally through one of following: (1) Nominated by a source specified in public law. (2) Identified by the USAFA as fulfilling institutional needs. (d) Members of the Air Force Reserve or Air National Guard (ANG) must agree to active duty service if admitted to the HQ USAFA/PL. Admitted ANG personnel first transfer to the Air Force Reserves before leaving their place of residence and being called to active duty. (e) Regular and reserve members of the Armed Forces and the National Guard must have completed basic training. (f) Regular members of the Armed Forces must have at least 1 year retainability when they enter the HQ USAFA/PL. § 903.3 Selection Criteria. (a) Cadet candidates for the HQ USAFA/PL are selected on the basis of demonstrated character, test scores, medical examination, prior academic record, recommendation of the organization commander (if prior service), and other similar reports or records. USAFA is authorized to make selections IAW SECAF guidance including but not limited to selection from among enlisted personnel and recruited athletes. Each applicant must: (1) Achieve satisfactory scores on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Testing Program (ACT). (2) Take and pass a medical evaluation administered through the Department of Defense Medical Evaluation Review Board (DODMERB). (3) Have an acceptable academic record as determined by HQ USAFA/ RR. Each applicant must furnish a certified transcript from each high school or civilian preparatory school attended. Applicants should send transcripts to HQ USAFA/RR, 2304 Cadet Drive, Suite 200, USAF Academy CO 80840–5025. (4) Take the Candidate Fitness Assessment. (b) HQ USAFA/RR oversees the holistic review of each viable candidate’s record by a panel. This holistic review may include consideration of factors that would enhance diversity at USAFA, such as unique academic abilities, language skills, demonstrated leadership skills, foreign cultural knowledge, athletic prowess, flying aptitude, uncommon life experiences, demonstrated moral or physical courage or other performancebased factors. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 10437 (c) HQ USAFA/RR also examines reports and records that indicate an applicant’s aptitude, achievement, or ability to graduate from the HQ USAFA/ PL in the selection process. (d) HQ USAFA/RR includes Preparatory School selection guidelines in the ‘‘Criteria and Procedures for Air Force Academy Appointment, Class of 20XX’’ (Contract) and submits for Superintendent approval. (e) For members of the Armed Forces and the National Guard, HQ USAFA/RR also considers letters of recommendation from applicants’ unit commanders. § 903.4 Application Process and Procedures. (a) Regular and Reserve members of the Air Force must send their applications to: HQ USAFA/RR, 2304 Cadet Dr, Suite 200, USAF Academy CO 80840–5025, no later than 31 January for admission the following summer. Those otherwise nominated to the Air Force Academy must complete all steps of admissions by 15 April. (b) Regular and Reserve members of the Air Force must complete AF Form 1786 and submit it to their unit commander. (c) Regular and Reserve members of the Army, Navy, or Marine Corps, as well as members of the National Guard, must submit a letter of application through their unit commander. (d) Civil Air Patrol (CAP) cadets send their applications to HQ USAFA/RR and must apply to CAP National Headquarters by 31 January for nomination. (e) HQ USAFA/RR automatically considers civilian candidates for admission who have a nomination to the USAFA, but were not selected. § 903.5 Reserve Enlistment Procedures. (a) Civilians admitted to the HQ USAFA/PL take the oath of enlistment on the date of their initial in-processing at the HQ USAFA/PL. Their effective date of enlistment is the date they take this oath. (b) Civilians who enlist for the purpose of attending the HQ USAFA/PL will be awarded the rank of E–1. These cadet candidates are entitled to the monthly student pay at the same rate as USAFA cadets according to United States Code Title 37, Section 203. § 903.6 Reassignment of Air Force Members to Become Cadet Candidates at the Preparatory School. Selected Regular Air Force members at technical training schools remain there in casual status until the earliest reporting date for the HQ USAFA/PL. Students must not leave their training E:\FR\FM\08MRP1.SGM 08MRP1 10438 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 45 / Thursday, March 8, 2007 / Proposed Rules school without coordinating with HQ USAFA/RR. § 903.7 Reassignment of Cadet Candidates who Graduate from the Preparatory School with an Appointment to U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA). The following conditions apply to USAFA Cadet Enrollment for Cadet Candidates who graduate from the Preparatory School with an appointment to the USAFA: (a) The Air Force releases cadet candidates entering the USAFA from active duty and reassigns them to active duty as Air Force Academy cadets, effective on their date of entry into the USAFA in accordance with one of these authorities: (1) The Department of Air Force letter entitled Members of the Armed Forces Appointed to a Service Academy, 8 July 1957. (2) Title 10, United States Code, Sections 516 and 523. Air Force Instruction (AFI) 36–3208, Administrative Separation of Airmen. (b) The Air Force discharges active Reserve cadet candidates who enlisted for the purpose of attending the HQ USAFA/PL in accordance with AFI 36– 3208 and reassigns them to active duty as Air Force Academy cadets, effective on their date of entry into the USAFA. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with PROPOSALS § 903.8 Cadet Candidate Disenrollment. (a) In accordance with AFI 36–3208, the Commander, HQ USAFA/PL, may disenroll a student who: (1) Fails to meet and maintain HQ USAFA/PL educational, military, character, or physical fitness standards. (2) Fails to demonstrate adaptability and suitability for participation in USAFA educational, military, character, or physical training programs. (3) Displays unsatisfactory conduct. (4) Fails to meet statutory requirements for admission to the USAFA, for example: (i) Marriage or acquiring legal dependents. (ii) Medical disqualification. (iii) Refusal to serve as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Armed Forces. (5) Requests disenrollment. (b) The HQ USAFA/PL commander may also disenroll a student when it is determined that the student’s retention is not in the best interest of the Government. (c) The military personnel flight (10 MSS/DPM) processes Regular Air Force members for reassignment if: (1) They are disenrolled from the HQ USAFA/PL. (2) They fail to obtain or accept an appointment to a U.S. Service Academy. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:51 Mar 07, 2007 Jkt 211001 (d) The Air Force reassigns Air Force Reserve cadet candidates who are disenrolled from the HQ USAFA/PL or who fail to obtain or accept an appointment to an U.S. Service Academy in either of two ways under AFI 36–3208: (1) Discharges them from the United States Air Force without any further military obligation if they were called to active duty solely to attend the HQ USAFA/PL. (2) Releases them from active duty and reassigns them to the Air Force Reserve Personnel Center if they were released from Reserve units to attend the HQ USAFA/PL. (e) The National Guard (Army or Air Force) releases cadet candidates from active duty and reassigns them to their State Adjutant General. (f) The Air Force reassigns Regular and Reserve personnel from other Services back to their unit of origin to complete any prior service obligation if: (1) They are disenrolled from the HQ USAFA/PL. (2) They fail to obtain or accept an appointment to the USAFA. § 903.9 Cadet Records and Reassignment Forms. (a) Headquarters USAFA Cadet Personnel (HQ USAFA/DPY) maintains records of cadet candidates who enter the USAFA until they are commissioned or disenrolled. (b) 10 MSS/DPM will send records of Regular Air Force personnel who enter one of the other Service Academies to HQ Air Force Personnel Center (HQ AFPC) for processing. Bao-Anh Trinh, Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Air Force

32 CFR Part 903

[Docket No. USAF-2007-0001]
RIN 0701-AA72


Air Force Academy Preparatory School

AGENCY: DoD, USAF.

ACTION: Proposed rule.

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SUMMARY: This proposed rule tells how to apply for the Air Force 
Academy Preparatory School. It also explains the procedures for 
selection, disenrollment, and assignment. This rule has been updated to 
identify USAFA's revised mission statement, new selection criteria and 
updates of associated Air Force Instructions.

DATES: Interested parties should submit written comments on or before 
May 7, 2007.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and or 
RIN number and title, by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 
Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-1160.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name 
and docket number or Regulatory Information Number (RIN) for this 
Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other 
submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions 
available for public viewing on the Internet at http://
www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any 
personal identifiers or contact information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Scotty Ashley at (703) 695-3594, 
scotty.Ashley@pentagon.af.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Executive Order 12866, ``Regulatory Planning and Review

    It has been determined that 32 CFR part 903 is not a significant 
regulatory action. This rule does not:
    (1) Have an annual effect on the economy of $100 million or more or 
adversely affect in a material way the economy, a sector of the 
economy, productivity, competition, jobs, the environment, public 
health or safety, or state, local, or tribal governments or 
communities;
    (2) Create a serious inconsistency or otherwise interfere with an 
action taken or planned by another agency;
    (3) Materially alter the budgetary impact of entitlements, grants, 
user fees, or loan programs, or the rights and obligations of the 
recipients thereof; or
    (4) Raise novel legal or policy issues arising out of legal 
mandates, the President's priorities, or the principles set forth in 
this Executive Order.

Unfunded Mandates Reform Act (Sec. 202, Pub. L. 104-4)

    It has been certified the 32 CFR part 903 does not contain a 
Federal Mandate that may result in the expenditure by State, local and 
tribal governments, in aggregate, or by the private sector, of $100 
million or more in any one year.

Public Law 96-354, ``Regulatory Flexibility Act'' (5 U.S.C. 601)

    It has been determined that this rule is not subject to the 
Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601) because it would not, if 
promulgated, have a significant economic impact on a substantial number 
of small entities. This rule * * *

Public Law 95-511, Paperwork Reduction Act'' (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35)

    It has been certified that 32 CFR part 903 does not impose any 
reporting or recordkeeping requirements under the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).

Federalism (Executive Order 13132)

    It has been certified that 32 CFR part 903 does not have federalism 
implications, as set forth in Executive Order 13132. This rule does not 
have substantial direct effects on:
    (1) The States;
    (2) The relationship between the National Government and the 
States; or
    (3) The distribution of power and responsibilities among the 
various levels of government.

List of Subjects in 32 CFR Part 903

    Military academy; military personnel.

    Therefore, for the reasons set forth in the preamble, 32 CFR part 
903 is proposed to be revised to read as follows:

PART 903--AIR FORCE ACADEMY PREPARATORY SCHOOL

Sec.
903.1 Mission.

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903.2 Eligibility Requirements.
903.3 Selection Criteria.
903.4 Application Process and Procedures.
903.5 Reserve Enlistment Procedures.
903.6 Reassignment of Air Force Members to Become Cadet Candidates 
at the Preparatory School.
903.7 Reassignment of Cadet Candidates Who Graduate From the 
Preparatory School With an Appointment to U.S. Air Force Academy 
(USAFA).
903.8 Cadet Candidates Disenrollment.
903.9 Cadet Records and Reassignment.

    Authority: 10 U.S.C. 8012, except as otherwise noted.

    Note: This part is derived from AFI 36-3021, July 1, 1994. Part 
806 of this chapter states the basic policies and instructions 
governing the disclosure of records and tells members of the public 
what they must do to inspect or obtain copies of the material 
referenced herein.

Sec.  903.1  Mission.

    The mission of the United States Air Force Academy Preparatory 
School (USAFA/PL) is to motivate, prepare, and evaluate selected 
candidates in an educational, military, moral, and physical 
environment, to perform successfully and enhance diversity at USAFA.


Sec.  903.2  Eligibility Requirements.

    (a) For admission to the HQ USAFA/PL, applicants must be:
    (1) At least 17 and no more than 22 years old by 1 July of the year 
of admission.
    (2) A citizen or permanent resident of the United States able to 
obtain citizenship (or Secretary of Defense waiver allowed by 10 U.S.C. 
532(f)) by projected commissioning date.
    (3) Unmarried and have no dependents.
    (4) Of high moral character. Applicants must have no record of 
Uniform Code of Military Justice convictions or civil offenses beyond 
minor violations; no history of drug or alcohol abuse; and no prior 
behaviors, activities, or associations incompatible with USAF 
standards.
    (5) Medically qualified for appointment to the U.S. Air Force 
Academy (USAFA).
    (6) A member of the armed services or eligible to enlist in the 
U.S. Air Force Reserve.
    (b) Normally, applicants must not have previously attended college 
on a full-time basis or attended a U.S. Service Academy or a U.S. 
Service Academy Preparatory School. The Headquarters USAFA Registrar's 
Office (HQ USAFA/RR) determines an applicant's status in this regard.
    (c) Every applicant must be an active candidate in the USAFA 
admissions program, normally through one of following:
    (1) Nominated by a source specified in public law.
    (2) Identified by the USAFA as fulfilling institutional needs.
    (d) Members of the Air Force Reserve or Air National Guard (ANG) 
must agree to active duty service if admitted to the HQ USAFA/PL. 
Admitted ANG personnel first transfer to the Air Force Reserves before 
leaving their place of residence and being called to active duty.
    (e) Regular and reserve members of the Armed Forces and the 
National Guard must have completed basic training.
    (f) Regular members of the Armed Forces must have at least 1 year 
retainability when they enter the HQ USAFA/PL.


Sec.  903.3  Selection Criteria.

    (a) Cadet candidates for the HQ USAFA/PL are selected on the basis 
of demonstrated character, test scores, medical examination, prior 
academic record, recommendation of the organization commander (if prior 
service), and other similar reports or records. USAFA is authorized to 
make selections IAW SECAF guidance including but not limited to 
selection from among enlisted personnel and recruited athletes. Each 
applicant must:
    (1) Achieve satisfactory scores on the Scholastic Aptitude Test 
(SAT) or the American College Testing Program (ACT).
    (2) Take and pass a medical evaluation administered through the 
Department of Defense Medical Evaluation Review Board (DODMERB).
    (3) Have an acceptable academic record as determined by HQ USAFA/
RR. Each applicant must furnish a certified transcript from each high 
school or civilian preparatory school attended. Applicants should send 
transcripts to HQ USAFA/RR, 2304 Cadet Drive, Suite 200, USAF Academy 
CO 80840-5025.
    (4) Take the Candidate Fitness Assessment.
    (b) HQ USAFA/RR oversees the holistic review of each viable 
candidate's record by a panel. This holistic review may include 
consideration of factors that would enhance diversity at USAFA, such as 
unique academic abilities, language skills, demonstrated leadership 
skills, foreign cultural knowledge, athletic prowess, flying aptitude, 
uncommon life experiences, demonstrated moral or physical courage or 
other performance-based factors.
    (c) HQ USAFA/RR also examines reports and records that indicate an 
applicant's aptitude, achievement, or ability to graduate from the HQ 
USAFA/PL in the selection process.
    (d) HQ USAFA/RR includes Preparatory School selection guidelines in 
the ``Criteria and Procedures for Air Force Academy Appointment, Class 
of 20XX'' (Contract) and submits for Superintendent approval.
    (e) For members of the Armed Forces and the National Guard, HQ 
USAFA/RR also considers letters of recommendation from applicants' unit 
commanders.


Sec.  903.4  Application Process and Procedures.

    (a) Regular and Reserve members of the Air Force must send their 
applications to: HQ USAFA/RR, 2304 Cadet Dr, Suite 200, USAF Academy CO 
80840-5025, no later than 31 January for admission the following 
summer. Those otherwise nominated to the Air Force Academy must 
complete all steps of admissions by 15 April.
    (b) Regular and Reserve members of the Air Force must complete AF 
Form 1786 and submit it to their unit commander.
    (c) Regular and Reserve members of the Army, Navy, or Marine Corps, 
as well as members of the National Guard, must submit a letter of 
application through their unit commander.
    (d) Civil Air Patrol (CAP) cadets send their applications to HQ 
USAFA/RR and must apply to CAP National Headquarters by 31 January for 
nomination.
    (e) HQ USAFA/RR automatically considers civilian candidates for 
admission who have a nomination to the USAFA, but were not selected.


Sec.  903.5  Reserve Enlistment Procedures.

    (a) Civilians admitted to the HQ USAFA/PL take the oath of 
enlistment on the date of their initial in-processing at the HQ USAFA/
PL. Their effective date of enlistment is the date they take this oath.
    (b) Civilians who enlist for the purpose of attending the HQ USAFA/
PL will be awarded the rank of E-1. These cadet candidates are entitled 
to the monthly student pay at the same rate as USAFA cadets according 
to United States Code Title 37, Section 203.


Sec.  903.6  Reassignment of Air Force Members to Become Cadet 
Candidates at the Preparatory School.

    Selected Regular Air Force members at technical training schools 
remain there in casual status until the earliest reporting date for the 
HQ USAFA/PL. Students must not leave their training

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school without coordinating with HQ USAFA/RR.


Sec.  903.7  Reassignment of Cadet Candidates who Graduate from the 
Preparatory School with an Appointment to U.S. Air Force Academy 
(USAFA).

    The following conditions apply to USAFA Cadet Enrollment for Cadet 
Candidates who graduate from the Preparatory School with an appointment 
to the USAFA:
    (a) The Air Force releases cadet candidates entering the USAFA from 
active duty and reassigns them to active duty as Air Force Academy 
cadets, effective on their date of entry into the USAFA in accordance 
with one of these authorities:
    (1) The Department of Air Force letter entitled Members of the 
Armed Forces Appointed to a Service Academy, 8 July 1957.
    (2) Title 10, United States Code, Sections 516 and 523. Air Force 
Instruction (AFI) 36-3208, Administrative Separation of Airmen.
    (b) The Air Force discharges active Reserve cadet candidates who 
enlisted for the purpose of attending the HQ USAFA/PL in accordance 
with AFI 36-3208 and reassigns them to active duty as Air Force Academy 
cadets, effective on their date of entry into the USAFA.


Sec.  903.8  Cadet Candidate Disenrollment.

    (a) In accordance with AFI 36-3208, the Commander, HQ USAFA/PL, may 
disenroll a student who:
    (1) Fails to meet and maintain HQ USAFA/PL educational, military, 
character, or physical fitness standards.
    (2) Fails to demonstrate adaptability and suitability for 
participation in USAFA educational, military, character, or physical 
training programs.
    (3) Displays unsatisfactory conduct.
    (4) Fails to meet statutory requirements for admission to the 
USAFA, for example:
    (i) Marriage or acquiring legal dependents.
    (ii) Medical disqualification.
    (iii) Refusal to serve as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Armed 
Forces.
    (5) Requests disenrollment.
    (b) The HQ USAFA/PL commander may also disenroll a student when it 
is determined that the student's retention is not in the best interest 
of the Government.
    (c) The military personnel flight (10 MSS/DPM) processes Regular 
Air Force members for reassignment if:
    (1) They are disenrolled from the HQ USAFA/PL.
    (2) They fail to obtain or accept an appointment to a U.S. Service 
Academy.
    (d) The Air Force reassigns Air Force Reserve cadet candidates who 
are disenrolled from the HQ USAFA/PL or who fail to obtain or accept an 
appointment to an U.S. Service Academy in either of two ways under AFI 
36-3208:
    (1) Discharges them from the United States Air Force without any 
further military obligation if they were called to active duty solely 
to attend the HQ USAFA/PL.
    (2) Releases them from active duty and reassigns them to the Air 
Force Reserve Personnel Center if they were released from Reserve units 
to attend the HQ USAFA/PL.
    (e) The National Guard (Army or Air Force) releases cadet 
candidates from active duty and reassigns them to their State Adjutant 
General.
    (f) The Air Force reassigns Regular and Reserve personnel from 
other Services back to their unit of origin to complete any prior 
service obligation if:
    (1) They are disenrolled from the HQ USAFA/PL.
    (2) They fail to obtain or accept an appointment to the USAFA.


Sec.  903.9  Cadet Records and Reassignment Forms.

    (a) Headquarters USAFA Cadet Personnel (HQ USAFA/DPY) maintains 
records of cadet candidates who enter the USAFA until they are 
commissioned or disenrolled.
    (b) 10 MSS/DPM will send records of Regular Air Force personnel who 
enter one of the other Service Academies to HQ Air Force Personnel 
Center (HQ AFPC) for processing.

Bao-Anh Trinh,
Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer.
 [FR Doc. E7-4129 Filed 3-7-07; 8:45 am]
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