Department of the Air Force September 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Amended Notice of Intent
Document Number: E8-22778
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-29
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
On Thursday, September 18, 2008, the Air Force issued its Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Base Closure and Realignment (BRAC) Beddown and Flight Operations of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota (Federal Register/Vol. 73, No. 182/pg. 54139). This Amended Notice of Intent extends the scoping period from 30 October 2008 to 21 November 2008, and reflects the collaborative efforts put forth by both the Air Force and FAA, as cooperating agencies, to meet their respective roles and responsibilities in the EIS process. Additional information is available at the project Web site listed below. For Further Information and Comment Submittal Contact: Mr. Doug Allbright, 618-229-0846, HQ AMC/A7PI, 507 Symington Drive; Scott Air Force Base, Illinois 62225 or via the project Web site at: http:// www.grandforksuaseis.com.
U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E8-22769
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-29
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
Due to scheduling difficulties the U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board was unable to finalize its agenda in time to publish notice of its meeting in the Federal Register for the 15-calendar days required by 41 CFR 102-3.150(a). Accordingly, the Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.150(b), waives the 15-calendar day notification requirement. Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (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, the Department of Defense announces that the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 7th, and Wednesday, October 8th, 2008 at the SAF/AQ Conference and Innovation Center, 1560 Wilson Blvd, Rosslyn, VA 22209. The meeting on Tuesday, October 7th, will be from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The meeting on Wednesday, October 8th, will be from 8 a.m.-11:15 a.m. The purpose of the meeting is to hold the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board quarterly meeting to introduce the FY09 Scientific Advisory Board study topics that will be tasked by the Secretary of the Air Force and listen to speakers who will address relevant subjects to the Scientific Advisory Board mission. The briefings and discussions will include presentations from senior Air Force leadership, leadership from the defense industry, and technology leaders from the other military branches. Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102-3.155, the Administrative Assistant 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 the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board meeting be closed to the public because they will be concerned with classified information and matters covered by sections 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1) and (4). Any member of the public wishing to provide input to the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board 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 and the procedures described in this paragraph. Written statements can be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer at the address detailed below at any time. Statements being submitted in response to the agenda mentioned in this notice must be received by the Designated Federal Officer at the address listed below at least five calendar days prior to the meeting which is the subject of this notice. Written statements received after this date may not be provided to or considered by the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board until its next meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submissions with the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board Chairperson and ensure they are provided to members of the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board before the meeting that is the subject of this notice.
Air Force Real Property Agency; Exchange of Air Force Real Property for Private Land Acquisition
Document Number: E8-22767
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-29
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
This Notice identifies excess Federal property under the administrative jurisdiction of the United States Air Force that the Air Force intends to exchange for land beneficial to the Air Force.
Air Force Real Property Agency; Exchange of Air Force Real Property for Military Construction
Document Number: E8-22348
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-24
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
This Notice identifies excess Federal property under the administrative jurisdiction of the United States Air Force that the Air Force intends to exchange for military construction beneficial to the Air Force.
Notice of Cancellation of Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: E8-22046
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-22
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
The Department of the Air Force is canceling the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Common Battlefield Airmen Training (CBAT) Program. The Air Force proposed implementing the CBAT Program at one of three Air Force installations: Moody Air Force Base (AFB), near Valdosta, GA; Barksdale AFB in Bossier City, LA; and Arnold AFB near Manchester, TN. The Air Force published two previous Federal Register notices on this proposal: Notice of Intent (NOI)FR November 14, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 219, pg. 66313-66314) Notice of Availability (NOA)FR June 28, 2007 (Vol. 72, No. 110, pg. 31822)Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Weekly receipt of Environmental Impact Statements
Notice of Intent
Document Number: E8-21880
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-18
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
The Air Force issues this notice to advise the public of its intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Beddown and Flight Operations of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. The EIS will assess the potential environmental impacts associated with the proposed beddown and flight operations of unmanned aerial systems (UASs) at Grand Forks Air Force Base (GFAFB). The proposal responds to the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) decision to beddown the emerging UAS mission at GFAFB and entails restructuring airspace in the vicinity of GFAFB to allow for the safe training and operations of UASs. Additional information is available at the project Web site listed below.
Air University Board of Visitors Meeting
Document Number: E8-21700
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-17
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (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, the Department of Defense announces that the Air University Board of Visitors' meeting will take place on Monday, November 17th, 2008, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., and Tuesday, November 18th, 2008, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Air University Commander's Conference Room, Air University Headquarters and again on Tuesday, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., at the Officers' Club, Maxwell Air Force Base, AL 36112. The purpose of this meeting is to provide independent advice and recommendations on matters pertaining to the educational, doctrinal, and research policies and activities of Air University. The agenda will include topics relating to the policies, programs, and initiatives of Air University educational programs. Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102-3.155 all sessions of the Air University Board of Visitors' meeting will be open to the public. Any member of the public wishing to provide input to the Air University Board of Visitors 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 and the procedures described in this paragraph. Written statements can be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer at the address detailed below at any time. Statements being submitted in response to the agenda mentioned in this notice must be received by the Designated Federal Officer at the address listed below at least five calendar days prior to the meeting which is the subject of this notice. Written statements received after this date may not be provided to or considered by the Air University Board of Visitors until its next meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submissions with the Air University Board of Visitors' Board Chairperson and ensure they are provided to members of the Board before the meeting that is the subject of this notice. Additionally, any member of the public wishing to attend this meeting should contact either person listed below at least five calendar days prior to the meeting for information on base entry passes.
Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive Patent License
Document Number: E8-21695
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-17
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
This Notice is to correct the title of the earlier published version on September 9, 2008 Vol. 73, No 17. Notice of Intent to Grant a Partially Exclusive Patent License. Pursuant to the provisions of Part 404 of Title 37, code of Federal Regulations, which implements Public Law 96-517, as amended, the Department of the Air Force announces its intention to grant Allcomp, Incorporated, a California corporation, having a place of business at 209 Puente Avenue, City of Industry, California 91746-2304 an exclusive license in any right, title and interest the Air Force has in:
Notice of Intent To Grant a Partially Exclusive Patent License
Document Number: E8-20880
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-09
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
Pursuant to the provisions of Part 404 of Title 37, Code of Federal Regulations, which implements Public Law 96-517, as amended, the Department of the Air Force announces its intention to grant Allcomp, Incorporated, a California corporation, having a place of business at 209 Puente Avenue, City of Industry, California 91746-2304 an exclusive license in any right, title and interest the Air Force has in:
Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive Patent License
Document Number: E8-20340
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-03
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
Pursuant to the provisions of Part 404 of Title 37, code of Federal Regulations, which implements Public Law 96-517, as amended, the Department of the Air Force announces its intention to grant Spectral Sciences, Inc., Incorporated in the State of Massachusetts, having a place of business at 4 Fourth Avenue, Burlington, Massachusetts 01803-3304, an exclusive license in any right, title and interest the Air Force has in: U.S. Patent No. 5,884,226, issued 16 March 1999, titled ``System and method for modeling moderate resolution atmospheric propagation,'' by Gail P. Anderson et al., that of U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 09/838801, filed on 20 April 2001, titled ``Band model method for modeling atmospheric propagation at arbitrarily fine spectral resolution,'' by Alexander Berk et al., and that of U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 11/398696, filed on 5 April 2006, titled ``Reformulated atmospheric band model method for modeling atmospheric propagation at arbitrarily fine spectral resolution and expanded capabilities,'' by Gail P. Anderson et al.