U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Meeting
Pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 9355, the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) Board of Visitors (BoV) will meet in the Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC, on 17 October 2007. The purpose of this meeting is to review morale and discipline, 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 Department of Defense has determined that a portion 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 one portion of this meeting be closed to the public because it 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 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 provide any necessary background information. Written statements can be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) at the 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(c), 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.
US Air Force Scientific Advisory Board Notice of Meeting
The Air Force Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) will meet on 10- 11 Octtober 2007 at the SAF/AQ Conference and Innovation Center, 1560 Wilson Blvd., Rosslyn, VA. The purpose of the meeting is to hold the SAB Fall Board Meeting. The briefings and discussion will include presentations from senior Air Force leadership, leadership from the defense industry, and technology leaders from the other military branches. In addition, the Air Force Research Laboratory will be discussing the Focused Long Term Challenges (FLTC) and the critical technology areas for air, space and cyberspace dominance into the future. Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended and 41 CFR section 102-3.144, the Department of Defense has determined that the 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 all sessions of this meeting be closed to the public because they will be concerned with matters listed in section 552b(c)(1), (4), and (9)(B) of Title 5 United States Code.
Air University Board of Visitors; Notice of Meeting
The purpose of the meeting is to give the board an opportunity to review Air University educational programs and to present a report of their findings and recommendations concerning these programs.
Announcement of IS-GPS-800 Interface Control Working Group (ICWG) Meeting
This notice informs the public that the Global Positioning Systems Wing will be hosting a technical working group meeting to discuss the MBOC implementation and bandwidth updates as specified in Draft IS-GPS-800, Navstar GPS Space Segment/Navigation User L1C Interfaces. The discussion will include addressing those comments submitted from the review of the Draft IS-GPS-800. There will also be an Information Only Forum covering future change considerations for IS- GPS-800, IS-GPS-200D and IS-GPS-705. For those who would like to attend and participate in this ICWG meeting, you are requested to register to attend the meeting by 18 September 2007. Please send the registration to email@example.com and provide your name, organization, telephone number, address, and country of citizenship. For those who would like to present material related to IS-GPS-800, please submit your presentation material and required length of presentation time to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 18, 2007. More information, including a preliminary agenda, will be posted at: http:// www.losangeles.af.mil/library/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=936 4.
Air Force Special Operations Command Assets Beddown, Cannon Air Force Base, NM
On August 20, 2007, the United States Air Force signed the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Air Force Special Operations Command Assets Beddown at Cannon Air Force Base (AFB), New Mexico. The ROD states the Air Force decision to implement the Preferred Alternative (East West Airfield Alternative at Cannon AFB, the Two Target Alternative at Melrose Air Force Range, and the use of Cannon scheduled airspace). The decision was based on matters discussed in the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), inputs from the public and regulatory agencies, and other relevant factors. The Final EIS was made available on July 20, 2007 in the Federal Register (Volume 72, Number 139, Page 39808) with a wait period ending August 20, 2007. The ROD documents only the decision of the Air Force with respect to the proposed Air Force actions analyzed in the Final EIS.