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Proposed Collection; Comment Request

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Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness), DoD.



In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the paperwork reduction Act of 1995, The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) announces the following proposed reinstatement of a public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the function of the Agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility: (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.


Consideration will be given to all comments received before April 7, 2003.


Written comments and recommendation on the proposed information collection should be sent to the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) (Military Personnel Policy/Access Policy) ATTN: Major Brenda K. Leong, 4000 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-4000.

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To request additional information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the above address or call (703) 695-5529.

Title, Associated Form, and OMB Control Number: Medical Screening of Military Personnel, DD Form 2807-1 and DD Form 2807-2, OMB Control Number 0704-0413.

Needs and Uses: Title 10, USC Chapter 31: Section 504 and 505, and Chapter 33, Section 532, require applicants to meet accession medical standards prior to enlistment into the Armed Forces (including the Coast Guard). If applicants' medical history reveals a medical condition that does not meet the accession medical standards, they are medically disqualified for military entrance. This form also will be used by all Service members not only in their initial medical examination but also for required periodic medical examinations.

Affected Public: Individuals or households, not-for-profit institutions.

Annual Burden Hours: 135,833.

Number of Respondents: 850,000.

Responses per Respondent: 1.

Average Burden per Response: 9.6 mins.

Frequency: On occasion.

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Summary of Information Collection

These forms obtain medical information which affects entrance physical examinations, routine in-service physical examinations, separation physical examinations, and other medical examinations as required. The respondents are all applicants for enlisted, induction or commissioning. The applicant(s) completes the medical history information recorded on the form. This information collected provides the Armed Services and the medical history of applicants. The DD Forms 2807-1 and 2807-2 are the method of collecting and verifying medical data on applicants applying for entrance. These DD Forms are the official DoD medical documents used by the Services through which historical medical information is collected, reviewed and maintained.

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Dated: January 30, 2003.

Patricia L. Toppings,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. 03-2815 Filed 2-5-03; 8:45 am]