Notice of Partially Closed Meeting of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Executive Panel
The CNO Executive Panel will report on the findings and recommendations to the Chief of Naval Operations of the Subcommittee on Naval Support to the Global War on Terror (GWOT). The executive session of this meeting will include discussions of the Navy force structure to support Global War or Terrorism/Irregular Warfare (IW); Navy strategies to implement current/future GWOT tasking; Navy strategies to support Combatant Commanders; and a conclusion/summary on the discussion. The executive session of this meeting will be closed to the public.
Notice of Availability of Government-Owned Inventions; Available for Licensing
The inventions listed below are assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Navy and are available for licensing by the Department of the Navy. U.S. Patent Application Number 11/220,189 filed on September 01, 2005, Navy Case Number 76519 entitled ``Method for Reducing Hazards''; U.S. Patent Application Number 12/136,427 filed on June 10, 2008, Navy Case Number 83687 entitled ``System Analysis Modeling Apparatus and Method''; U.S. Patent Application Number 11/543,277 filed on October 06, 2006, Navy Case Number 84818 entitled ``Method for Dyeing High Density Polyethylene Fiber Fabric''; U.S. Patent Application Number 11/499,977 filed on August 03, 2006, Navy Case Number 84935 entitled ``Cleaning Device for Fiber Optic Connector''; U.S. Patent Application Number 11/805,263 filed on June 15, 2007, Navy Case Number 84998 entitled ``Moveable Deck to Mitigate Effects of Shock''; U.S. Patent Application Number 11/264,336 filed on October 27, 2005, Navy Case Number 95904 entitled ``Oleaginous Corrosion Resistant Composition''; U.S. Patent Application Number 11/586,750 filed October 05, 2006, Navy Case Number 96330 entitled ``Gesture Recognition Apparatus and Method''; U.S. Patent Application Number 11/845,684 filed January 26, 2006, Navy Case Number 96334 entitled ``Radially Compressive Rope Assembly''; U.S. Patent Application Number 11/973,986 filed October 15, 2007, Navy Case Number 97027 entitled ``System for Isolating Faults between Electrical Equipment''; U.S. Patent Application Number 11/151,170 filed June 10, 2005, Navy Case Number 97040 entitled ``Composition and Process for Removing and Preventing Mildew and Fungal Growth''; U.S. Patent Application Number 11/325,283 filed December 20, 2005, Navy Case Number 97473 entitled ``Oleaginous Corrosion and Mildew-Inhibiting Composition''; U.S. Patent Application Number 11/345,686 filed January 26, 2006, Navy Case Number 97567 entitled ``Corrosion Inhibiting Mildew Remover Kit''; U.S. Patent Application Number 11/900,143 filed on September 05, 2007, Navy Case Number 97946 entitled ``Optical Bench Fiber Optic Transmitter''; U.S. Patent Application Number 12/185,985 filed on August 05, 2008, Navy Case Number 98005 entitled ``Environmentally Assisted Processor in Sonar''; U.S. Patent Application Number 12/056,707 filed on March 28, 2008, Navy Case Number PAX03 entitled ``Parachute Opening Shock Emulator (POSE)''; U.S. Patent Application Number 12/111,434 filed on April 30, 2008, Navy Case Number PAX04 entitled ``Counter Measure Expendable Load Simulator''; U.S. Patent Application Number 12/114,063 filed on May 02, 2008, Navy Case Number PAX05 entitled ``Variable Intensity LED Illumination System''; U.S. Patent Application Number 12/ 113,387 filed on May 01, 2008, Navy Case Number PAX08 entitled ``Method and System for Alerting Aircrew to Unsafe Vibration Levels''; U.S. Patent Application Number 12/364,540 filed on February 03, 2009, Navy Case Number PAX12 entitled ``Metal Rich Coatings Composition''; U.S. Patent Application Number 12/261,457 filed on October 30, 2008, Navy Case Number PAX16 entitled ``Method of redundant Data Transmission for Reducing the Bill Error Rate''; U.S. Patent Number 5,721,632 entitled ``Excited State Polarization Altering Optical Filter'', issued February 24, 1998; U.S. Patent Number 5,822,047 entitled ``Modulator LIDAR System'', issued October 13, 1998; U.S. Patent Number 6,411,450 entitled ``Method of Assessing the Effectiveness of a Laser Eye Protection Device'', issued June 25, 2002; U.S. Patent Number 6,557,570 entitled ``Portable Apparatus for Cleaning a Conduit and Method for Cleaning a Conduit'', issued May 06, 2003''; U.S. Patent Number 7,430,152 entitled ``System and Method of Operation thereof for Increasing Acoustic Bandwidth of Transmitting Device'', issued September 30, 2008; U.S. Patent Number 7,464,413 entitled ``Rapid Release Mechanism for Textile Apparel Pockets (Receptacles) and Packs (Stowage Receptacles)'' issued December 16, 2008.
U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Notice of Meeting
Pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 9355, the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) Board of Visitors (BoV) will meet in Harmon Hall, 2304 Cadet Drive, Suite 3300 at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO on 6-7 March 2009. The meeting session will begin at 9 a.m. on 6 March. The purpose of this meeting is to review morale and discipline, social climate, curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, academic methods, and other matters relating to the Academy. Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102-3.155, the Administrative Assistant to Secretary of the Air Force has determined that portions of this meeting shall be closed to the public. The Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, in consultation with the Office of the Air Force General Counsel, has determined in writing that the public interest requires that two portions of this meeting be closed to the public because they will involve matters covered by subsection (c)(6) of 5 U.S.C. 552b. Public attendance at the open portions of this USAFA BoV meeting shall be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis up to the reasonable and safe capacity of the meeting 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 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 provide any necessary background information. Written statements can be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) at the Air Force Pentagon address detailed below at any time. 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 DFO 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 notice. For the benefit of the public, rosters that list the names of BoV members and any releasable materials presented during open portions of this BoV meeting shall be made available upon request. If, after review of timely submitted written comments, the BoV Chairperson and DFO deem appropriate, they may choose to invite the submitter of the written comments to orally present their issue during an open portion of the BoV meeting that is the subject of this notice. 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(d), section 10(a)(3) of the FACA, and this paragraph. The DFO and BoV Chairperson may, if desired, allot a specific amount of time for members of the public to present their issues 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 DFO and Chairperson. For further information or to attend this BoV meeting, contact Mr. Richard Engle, USAFA Programs Manager, Directorate of Force Development, Deputy Chief of Staff, Manpower and Personnel, AF/A1DOA, 2221 S. Clark St., Ste. 500, Arlington, VA 22202, (703) 602-5075. If members of the public would like to attend, please contact the USAFA Public Affairs Office, (719) 333-7731 for information on access to the Academy meeting site.
Notice of Public Hearing of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the West Coast Basing of the MV-22
Pursuant to section (102)(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 (NEPA), and regulations implemented by the Council on Environmental Quality (40 CFR Parts 1500-1508), Department of Navy (DoN) NEPA regulations (32 CFR Part 775), and U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) NEPA directives (Marine Corps Order P5090.2A, change 1), DON and USMC have prepared and filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). The USMC is initiating the public period and has scheduled three public comment meetings. Federal, state and local agencies and interested parties are encouraged to provide comments in person at any of the public comment meetings or anytime during the public comment period. The USMC and DON will address these comments in the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
Board on Coastal Engineering Research
In accordance with Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), announcement is made of the following committee meeting: Name of Committee: Board on Coastal Engineering Research. Date of Meeting: March 4-5, 2009. Place: Duke of Gloucester Room, Maryland Inn, 16 Church Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401. Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (March 4, 2009). 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. (March 5, 2009).
Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning Project, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i, Department of the Army Regulatory File Number POH-2004-1141
The Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning, LLC proposes to construct a seawater air conditioning system (SWAC) at Kaka'ako on the south shore of O'ahu in order to provide a renewable-energy air conditioning system for downtown Honolulu buildings. The applicants propose to construct intake and return pipelines in adjacent coastal waters to utilize available deep, offshore cold seawater for their planned onshore cooling plant. The proposed pipeline staging and installation sites are located within the navigable waters of the United States and the proposed activity is subject to the regulatory jurisdiction of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Availability for Non-Exclusive, Exclusive, or Partially Exclusive Licensing of U.S. Patent Concerning Polarization Correlation Signal Processing for Ladars and Radars
In accordance with 37 CFR 404.6 and 404.7, announcement is made of the availability for licensing of the invention set forth in U.S. Patent No. 6,967,617 entitled ``Polarization Correlation Signal Processing for Ladars and Radars,'' issued on November 22, 2005. The United States Government, as represented by the Secretary of the Army, has rights in this invention.
Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Northern Integrated Supply Project in Northeastern Colorado
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE) is preparing a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) to further analyze the direct, indirect and cumulative effects of the Northern Integrated Supply Project (NISP). Construction of the proposed Project will result in temporary and permanent impacts to jurisdictional waters of the United States, thereby requiring a Clean Water Act Section 404 permit. The COE released a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for NISP April 30, 2008. Significant comments were received during three public hearings held for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) as well as submitted during the comment period. The COE has determined that substantial additional analysis is required and that the purposes of the National Environmental Policy Act would be furthered through the preparation of the SDEIS.