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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

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The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).


Consideration will be given to all comments received by May 5, 2003.

Title, Form Number, and OMB Number: United States Air Force Academy Candidate Writing Sample; USAFA Form O-878; OMB Number 0701-0147.

Type of Request: Extension.

Number of Respondents: 4,100.

Responses Per Respondent: 1.

Annual Responses: 4,100.

Average Burden Per Response: 60 minutes (average).

Annual Burden Hours: 4,100 hours.

Needs and Uses: This form is used to collect a writing sample on candidates applying to the United States Air Force Academy. The writing sample is used to evaluate background and aptitude for commissioned service.

Affected Public: Individuals or Households.

Frequency: On Occasion.

Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.

OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Jacqueline Zeiher.

Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Zeiher at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503.

DOD Clearance Officer: Mr. Robert Cushing.

Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Mr. Cushing, WHS/DIOR, 1215 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 1204, Arlington, VA 22202-4302.

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Dated: March 28, 2003.

Patricia L. Toppings,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. 03-8209 Filed 4-3-03; 8:45 am]