Certificate of Alternate Compliance for USS AUGUSTA (LCS 34)
The U.S. Navy hereby announces that a Certificate of Alternate Compliance has been issued for USS AUGUSTA (LCS 34). Due to the special construction and purpose of this vessel, the Admiralty Counsel of the Navy has determined it is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot comply fully with the navigation lights provisions of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS) without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this notice is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.
Acceptance of Group Application Under Public Law 95-202 and Department of Defense Directive (DODD) 1000.20
Under the provisions of Section 401, Public Law 95-202 and DoD Directive 100.20, the Department of Defense Civilian/Military Service Review Board has accepted an application on behalf of a group known as ``Former Members of the Free Iraq Forces and Free Iraq Civil Affairs Program Who Served Under Direct Command of U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps Units During Operation Iraqi Freedom Across the Iraqi Freedom Theater of Operations During the Period 2002 Through 2018.'' Persons with information or documentation pertinent to the determination of whether service of this group should be considered active military service to the Armed Forces of the United States are encouraged to submit such information or documentation within 60 days to the DoD Civilian/Military Service Review Board (DoD C/MSRB), 1500 West Perimeter Road, Suite 3700, Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762.