Reserve Forces Policy Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting, 59610-59611 [2016-20835]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 59610 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 168 / Tuesday, August 30, 2016 / Notices level or higher. On Thursday, September 29, Designated Federal Officer William Hostyn will make his remarks, and then the TRAC Chair, Ambassador Ronald Lehman, will open the meeting with comments that outline the topics to be covered in the two-day meeting. Following the opening remarks, the TRAC will hear from the Principal Deputy, Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Defense Programs, Dr. Arthur Hopkins on updates regarding Unified Command Plan changes and the implications for the DoD mission of CWMD. Following Dr. Hopkins’ remarks, there will be a classified intelligence briefing covering emerging biological threats relating to state and non-state actors. The TRAC will then receive a classified brief on ‘‘Theories of Victory, Red and Blue’’ from Dr. Roberts of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, which will detail the shift from global to regional conflict as the central paradigm of 21st century strategic conflict and assess regional powers’ evolving notions of how to deter U.S. power projection and the U.S. response. Next, the TRAC will hear from Dr. William Schneider on cross domain deterrence issues affecting the nucleararmed escalatory matrix. The TRAC will have a working lunch and will receive a classified briefing from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency on biological detection capabilities. Following that discussion, the TRAC will discuss, deliberate, and finalize the findings and recommendations of the studies on Russian and Chinese provocations as well as CWMD in North Korea in preparation for the meeting on day two with the TRAC’s sponsor, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics. The TRAC will continue the meeting on September 30, 2016. The group will first discuss prospective new studies and next steps for the TRAC in 2017– 2018 based on the sponsor’s guidance and direction. The TRAC will then receive a classified brief from Dr. Bates on emerging biological threats and technological proliferation issues. The TRAC members will review the final recommendations on Russia, China and North Korea over a working lunch. The TRAC will then transition to the Pentagon, where they will provide Under Secretary Kendall with a brief from the previous day’s meeting on the finding and recommendations on Russia and China Provocations and CWMD in North Korea. At the conclusion of the discussion, the Chair will adjourn the 38th Plenary. Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to section 10(d) of the FACA, 5 U.S.C. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:04 Aug 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 552b(c), and 41 CFR 102–3.155, the DoD has determined that the meeting shall be closed to the public. The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, in consultation with the DoD FACA Attorney, has determined in writing that all sessions of this meeting are required to be closed to the public because the discussions will contain classified information and matters covered by 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1). Such classified matters are inextricably intertwined with the unclassified material and cannot reasonably be segregated into separate discussions without disclosing secret-level or higher material. Advisory Committee’s Designated Federal Officer or Point of Contact: Mr. William Hostyn, DoD, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, J2/5/AC, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, MS 6201, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060–6201. Email: william.p.hostyn.civ@mail.mil. Phone: (703) 767–4453. Fax: (703) 767–4206. Written Statements: Pursuant to section 10(a)(3) of FACA and 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the membership of the TRAC at any time or in response to the stated agenda of a planned meeting. Written statements should be submitted to the TRAC’s Designated Federal Officer. The Designated Federal Officer’s contact information is listed in this notice, or it can be obtained from the General Services Administration’s FACA Database: http:// www.facadatabase.gov/committee/ committee.aspx?cid=1663&aid=41. Written statements that do not pertain to a scheduled meeting of the TRAC may be submitted at any time. However, if individual comments pertain to a specific topic being discussed at a planned meeting, then these statements must be submitted no later than five business days prior to the meeting in question. The Designated Federal Officer will review all submitted written statements and provide copies to all TRAC members. Dated: August 25, 2016. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2016–20895 Filed 8–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Reserve Forces Policy Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting Office of the Secretary of Defense, Reserve Forces Policy Board, Department of Defense. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Reserve Forces Policy Board (RFPB) will take place. DATES: Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 4:10 p.m. ADDRESSES: The address of the open meeting is the Army Navy Country Club, 1700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Alex Sabol, Designated Federal Officer, (703) 681–0577 (Voice), (703) 681–0002 (Facsimile), Email: Alexander.J.Sabol.Civ@Mail.Mil. Mailing address is Reserve Forces Policy Board, 5113 Leesburg Pike, Suite 601, Falls Church, VA 22041. Web site: http://rfpb.defense.gov/. The most upto-date changes to the meeting agenda can be found on the RFPB’s Web site. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting notice is being published under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA) (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.150. Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of the meeting is to obtain, review, and evaluate information related to strategies, policies, and practices designed to improve and enhance the capabilities, efficiency, and effectiveness of the Reserve Components. Agenda: The RFPB will hold a meeting from 8:00 a.m. to 4:10 p.m. The meeting will be open to the public and will consist of the following briefings: the Chief of Staff, United States Air Force, will discuss his views regarding the readiness challenges for the United States Air Force and the Air Force Reserve Component’s future challenges for the ‘‘Operational Reserve’’ as part of the Total Force. The Under Secretary of the Navy will discuss the key challenges and priorities for the Navy in this period of fiscal uncertainty and an increasingly challenging security environment, as well as her views regarding the Navy SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 168 / Tuesday, August 30, 2016 / Notices Reserve’s potential use and readiness challenges of the ‘‘Operational Reserve.’’ The Chief, National Guard Bureau will discuss his views regarding the readiness challenges for the National Guard and his thoughts on the future of the ‘‘Operational Reserve’’ concept as part of the Total Force. The Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Reserve Integration) will discuss his views and observations on the recent Office of the Under Secretary of Defense Personnel & Readiness (OUSD P&R) reorganization and specifically his role and progress regarding Reserve integration within OUSD P&R. The Chair of the Supporting & Sustaining Reserve Component Personnel Subcommittee will discuss the proposed Department of Defense’s personnel system reforms concerning the Military’s Blended Retirement System, and the findings from the Air Force’s and Army’s Integrated Pay and Personnel System. Additional discussions will cover updates to the RFPB recommendations to the Secretary of Defense on Duty Status Reform, the 20% Military Technician conversion, the SASC FY 2017 NDAA concerning the mandated General/Flag Officer reductions, AC/RC Permeability, USERRA changes, and RC Unemployment issues, and the effects of these reforms on the Reserve Components. The Chair of the Ensuring a Ready, Capable, Available and Sustainable Operational Reserve Subcommittee will discuss the Declaration of National Emergency (DNE) Act and how it relates to existing Reserve Components authorities, and how Reserve Components employment would change if the DNE is not renewed. Additional discussions will cover updates of the status on the RFPB’s recommendation to Secretary of Defense on the Operational Reserve definition and findings concerning the Reserve Components’ medical readiness tracking metrics and methods. The RFPB meeting will conclude with the Chairman’s time, where he will discuss the Provisions on General and Flag Officers reductions in the proposed NDAA 2017; will present the final edition of the RFPB Issues New Administration Transition Book that will be provided for the Department’s briefings for the New Administration; will provide an update on the Goldwater Nichols Reform Efforts and current budget information, will present the FY 2018 RFPB meeting dates, and present for consideration the proposed contents of the FY 2016 RFPB Annual Report. Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to section 10(a)(1) of the FACA and 41 CFR VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:04 Aug 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 102–3.140 through 102–3.165, and subject to the availability of space, the meeting is open to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 4:10 p.m. Seating is on a firstcome, first-served basis. All members of the public who wish to attend the public meeting must contact Mr. Alex Sabol, the Designated Federal Officer, not later than 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, as listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Written Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140 and section 10(a)(3) of the FACA, interested persons may submit written statements to the RFPB about its approved agenda or at any time on the RFPB’s mission. Written statements should be submitted to the RFPB’s Designated Federal Officer at the address, email, or facsimile number listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. If statements pertain to a specific topic being discussed at the planned meeting, then these statements must be submitted no later than five (5) business days prior to the meeting in question. Written statements received after this date may not be provided to or considered by the RFPB until its next meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submitted written statements and provide copies to all the RFPB members before the meeting that is the subject of this notice. Please note that since the RFPB operates under the provisions of the FACA, all submitted comments and public presentations will be treated as public documents and will be made available for public inspection, including, but not limited to, being posted on the RFPB’s Web site. Dated: August 25, 2016. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 168 (Tuesday, August 30, 2016)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Reserve Forces Policy Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee 
meeting

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary of Defense, Reserve Forces Policy 
Board, Department of Defense.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to 
announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the 
Reserve Forces Policy Board (RFPB) will take place.

DATES: Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 4:10 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The address of the open meeting is the Army Navy Country 
Club, 1700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Mr. Alex Sabol, Designated Federal 
Officer, (703) 681-0577 (Voice), (703) 681-0002 (Facsimile), Email: 
Alexander.J.Sabol.Civ@Mail.Mil. Mailing address is Reserve Forces 
Policy Board, 5113 Leesburg Pike, Suite 601, Falls Church, VA 22041. 
Web site: http://rfpb.defense.gov/. The most up-to-date changes to the 
meeting agenda can be found on the RFPB's Web site.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting notice is being published under 
the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA) (5 
U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 
1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.150.
    Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of the meeting is to obtain, 
review, and evaluate information related to strategies, policies, and 
practices designed to improve and enhance the capabilities, efficiency, 
and effectiveness of the Reserve Components.
    Agenda: The RFPB will hold a meeting from 8:00 a.m. to 4:10 p.m. 
The meeting will be open to the public and will consist of the 
following briefings: the Chief of Staff, United States Air Force, will 
discuss his views regarding the readiness challenges for the United 
States Air Force and the Air Force Reserve Component's future 
challenges for the ``Operational Reserve'' as part of the Total Force. 
The Under Secretary of the Navy will discuss the key challenges and 
priorities for the Navy in this period of fiscal uncertainty and an 
increasingly challenging security environment, as well as her views 
regarding the Navy

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Reserve's potential use and readiness challenges of the ``Operational 
Reserve.'' The Chief, National Guard Bureau will discuss his views 
regarding the readiness challenges for the National Guard and his 
thoughts on the future of the ``Operational Reserve'' concept as part 
of the Total Force. The Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Reserve 
Integration) will discuss his views and observations on the recent 
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense Personnel & Readiness (OUSD 
P&R) reorganization and specifically his role and progress regarding 
Reserve integration within OUSD P&R. The Chair of the Supporting & 
Sustaining Reserve Component Personnel Subcommittee will discuss the 
proposed Department of Defense's personnel system reforms concerning 
the Military's Blended Retirement System, and the findings from the Air 
Force's and Army's Integrated Pay and Personnel System. Additional 
discussions will cover updates to the RFPB recommendations to the 
Secretary of Defense on Duty Status Reform, the 20% Military Technician 
conversion, the SASC FY 2017 NDAA concerning the mandated General/Flag 
Officer reductions, AC/RC Permeability, USERRA changes, and RC 
Unemployment issues, and the effects of these reforms on the Reserve 
Components. The Chair of the Ensuring a Ready, Capable, Available and 
Sustainable Operational Reserve Subcommittee will discuss the 
Declaration of National Emergency (DNE) Act and how it relates to 
existing Reserve Components authorities, and how Reserve Components 
employment would change if the DNE is not renewed. Additional 
discussions will cover updates of the status on the RFPB's 
recommendation to Secretary of Defense on the Operational Reserve 
definition and findings concerning the Reserve Components' medical 
readiness tracking metrics and methods. The RFPB meeting will conclude 
with the Chairman's time, where he will discuss the Provisions on 
General and Flag Officers reductions in the proposed NDAA 2017; will 
present the final edition of the RFPB Issues New Administration 
Transition Book that will be provided for the Department's briefings 
for the New Administration; will provide an update on the Goldwater 
Nichols Reform Efforts and current budget information, will present the 
FY 2018 RFPB meeting dates, and present for consideration the proposed 
contents of the FY 2016 RFPB Annual Report.
    Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to section 10(a)(1) of the FACA and 
41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.165, and subject to the availability of 
space, the meeting is open to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 4:10 p.m. 
Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. All members of the 
public who wish to attend the public meeting must contact Mr. Alex 
Sabol, the Designated Federal Officer, not later than 12:00 p.m. on 
Wednesday, September 14, 2016, as listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section.
    Written Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140 
and section 10(a)(3) of the FACA, interested persons may submit written 
statements to the RFPB about its approved agenda or at any time on the 
RFPB's mission. Written statements should be submitted to the RFPB's 
Designated Federal Officer at the address, email, or facsimile number 
listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. If statements 
pertain to a specific topic being discussed at the planned meeting, 
then these statements must be submitted no later than five (5) business 
days prior to the meeting in question. Written statements received 
after this date may not be provided to or considered by the RFPB until 
its next meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely 
submitted written statements and provide copies to all the RFPB members 
before the meeting that is the subject of this notice. Please note that 
since the RFPB operates under the provisions of the FACA, all submitted 
comments and public presentations will be treated as public documents 
and will be made available for public inspection, including, but not 
limited to, being posted on the RFPB's Web site.

    Dated: August 25, 2016.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
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