U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Notice of Meeting
In accordance with 10 U.S.C. 9355, the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) Board of Visitors (BoV) will hold a meeting at Harmon Hall, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs CO on March 16, 2015. The meeting will begin at 10:15 a.m. and is scheduled to close to the public at 3:00 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to review morale and discipline, social climate, curriculum, instruction, infrastructure, fiscal affairs, academic methods, and other matters relating to the Academy. Specific topics for this meeting include a Superintendent's update, which will include, but not be limited to, an admissions update and a review of the DoD Annual Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence at Military Service Academies; an update from non-federal entities that support the Academy; and a review of the Center for Character and Leadership Development organization and facility. In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102-3.155, one session of this meeting shall be closed to the public because it involves 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 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 address detailed below at any time. However, if a written statement is not received at least 10 calendar 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 Chairman and ensure they are provided to members of the BoV before the meeting that is the subject of this notice. If after review of timely submitted written comments and the BoV Chairman and DFO deem appropriate, they may choose to invite the submitter of the written comments to orally present the issue during an open portion of the BoV meeting that is the subject of this notice. Members of the BoV may also petition the Chairman to allow specific personnel to make oral presentations before the BoV. In accordance with 41 CFR 102-3.140(d), any oral presentations before the BoV shall be in accordance with agency guidelines provided pursuant to a written invitation and this paragraph. Direct questioning of BoV members or meeting participants by the public is not permitted except with the approval of the DFO and Chairman. For the benefit of the public, rosters that list the names of BoV members and any releasable materials presented during the open portions of this BoV meeting shall be made available upon request. Contact Information: For additional information or to attend this BoV meeting, contact Maj. Mark Cipolla, Accessions and Training Division, AF/A1PT, 1040 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330, (703) 695-4066, firstname.lastname@example.org.
US Air Force 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 Lilo, LLC, a corporation of New York, having a place of business at 106 Genesee St., Utica, New York 13413, an exclusive license in any right, title and interest the United States Air Force has in: In U.S. Patent No. 8,317,058 entitled ``Bicyclists' Water Bottle with Bottom Drinking Valve'', issued on November 27th, 2012, U.S. Design Patent No. D588,856 issued on March 24th, 2009, and U.S. Design Patent D583,626 issued on December 20th, 2008.
US Air Force 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 Kognitive Systems, LLC, a corporation of New York, having a place of business at 14 White Pine Road, New Hartford, New York 13413, a partially exclusive license being limited to the field of use in Process Control in the Pulp and Paper Industry, in any right, title and interest the United States Air Force has in: In U.S. Patent No. 8,732,100 entitled ``Method and Apparatus for Event Detection Permitting Per Event Adjustment of False Alarm Rate'', issued on May 20th, 2014.
Air University Board of Visitors Air Force Institute of Technology Subcommittee Meeting and Spring Committee Meeting
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' Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) Subcommittee annual meeting will take place on Monday, March 9th, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to approximately 4:30 p.m. and Tuesday, March 10th, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to approximately 3:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at AFIT on Wright- Patterson Air Force Base, Area B, in Dayton, Ohio. 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 the Air Force Institute of Technology. In addition, the Air University Board of Visitors' spring meeting will take place on Wednesday, April 15th, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to approximately 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, April 16th, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to approximately 4:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Air University Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Academy (SNCOA) Conference Room, Building 1143 on Gunter 550 McDonald Street, Montgomery, AL. 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 and will include an out-brief from the Air Force Institute of Technology Subcommittee. Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102-3.155 all sessions of the Air University Board of Visitors' meetings 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' 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 the person listed below at least five calendar days prior to the meeting for information on base entry passes.
U.S. Air Force Reminder Re: United Launch Alliance (ULA) Consent Order and Recent Change in Department of Defense (DOD) Compliance Officer
This is not a notice of solicitation issuance. The Director, Department of Defense Executive Agent for Space Staff, as the Compliance Officer under the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Decision and Order (hereinafter referred to as the ``Consent Order''), in the Matter of Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMC), the Boeing Company (Boeing), and United Launch Alliance, L.L.C. (ULA) (hereinafter referred to as the ``Respondents''), Docket No. C-4188, dated May 1, 2007, is posting this notice to publicize the Consent Order, notify the Public of a change in DOD Compliance Officer personnel and to provide points of contact for further information or for comment submittal. The consent order: The Consent Order requires that with regard to covered Government programs, (1) ULA afford all space vehicle manufacturers non-discriminatory treatment for launch services that ULA may provide, and that (2) LMC and Boeing, as space vehicle manufacturers, consider all qualified launch service providers on a non-discriminatory basis. Covered programs are Government programs which are delivered in orbit and utilize medium-to-heavy launch services. The Consent Order also requires firewalls to prevent information from a space vehicle provider being shared by ULA with its Boeing or LMC parent company. Similarly, Boeing and LMC must have firewalls to ensure that other launch service information is not shared with ULA. The Consent Order also requires that the Department of Defense appoint a Compliance Officer to oversee compliance with the Consent Order by all three Respondents. The Consent Order remains in full effect through 30 April 2017. The complete text of the ULA Consent Order and supplementary information is located on the following FTC Web site: http://www.ftc.gov/enforcement/cases-proceedings/0510165/ lockheed-martin-corporation-boeing-company-united-launch DOD Compliance Officer: The DOD Compliance Officer is the Director, Department of Defense Executive Agent for Space Staff. The duties of this position are now conducted by Lieutenant General Ellen M. Pawlikowski. Points of Contact For Further Information or Inquiries: For further information and inquires, or to request a meeting with the DOD Compliance Officer or her Government Compliance Team, interested parties should contact either Mrs. Sarah Beth Cliatt (Compliance Division Chief), Tel: 719-556-2268; or Colonel Marc Berkstresser (Deputy Compliance Division Chief), Tel: 703-693-3634.
Powder River Training Complex, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, Final Environmental Impact Statement
On January 16, 2015, the United States Air Force signed the ROD for the Powder River Training Complex, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). This ROD states the Air Force decision to select Modified Alternative A and adopts specified mitigation measures. The Air Force will request the Federal Aviation Adminsitration (FAA) to chart the Modified Alternative A airspace to implement the decision. The decision was based on matters discussed in the Final EIS; inputs from the public, Native American tribes, and Federal, State and local units of government, and regulatory agencies; and other relevant factors. The Final EIS was made available to the public on November 28, 2014, through a NOA in the Federal Register (Volume 79, Number 229, Page 70865) with a post-filing waiting period that ended on December 29, 2014. This ROD documents only the Air Force decision on the proposed actions analyzed in the Final EIS. Authority: This NOA is published pursuant to the regulations (40 CFR Sec. 1506.6) implementing the provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321, et seq.) and the Air Force's Environmental Impact Analysis Process (32 CFR Secs. 989.21(b) and 989.24(b)(7)).