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 June 2, 2006.
Title, Form and OMB Number: Application for Correction of Military Record Under the Provisions of Title 10, U.S. Code, Section 1552; DD Form 149; OMB Control Number 0704-0003.
Type of Request: Extension.
Number of Respondents: 28,000.
Responses per Respondent: 1.
Annual Responses: 28,000.
Average Burden per Response: 30 minutes.
Annual Burden Hours: 14,000.
Needs and Uses: This information collection requirement is necessary for all Service personnel (current and former Service members) to apply to their respective Boards for Correction of Military Records (BCMR) for a correction of their military records under Title 10, United States Code section 1552. The BCMRs of the Services are the highest administrative boards and appellate review authorities in the Services for the resolution of military personnel disputes. The Service Secretaries, acting through the BCMRs, have broad powers and are duty bound to correct records if an error or injustice exists. The range of issues includes, but is not limited to, awards, clemency petitions (of courts-martial sentences), disabilities, evaluation reports, home of record, memoranda of reprimands, promotions, retirements, separations, survivor benefit plans, and titling decisions by law enforcement authorities.Start Printed Page 26078
Information collection is needed to provide current and former Service members with a method through which to request correction of a military record, and to provide the Services with the basic data needed to process the request.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Frequency: On occasion.
Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Hillary Jaffe.
Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Jaffe at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503.
You may also submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by the following method:
- Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. follow the instructions for submitting comments.
Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.
DOD Clearance Officer: Ms. Patricia Toppings.
Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. Toppings at WHS/ESD/Information Management Division, 1777 North Kent Street, RPN, Suite 11000, Arlington, VA 22209-2133.Start Signature
Dated: April 24, 2006.
Patricia L. Toppings,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense
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