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Meeting of the Defense Department Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS)

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AGENCY:

Department of Defense.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

Pursuant to section 10(a), Public Law 92-463, as amended, notice is hereby given of a forthcoming meeting of the Defense Department Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS). The purpose of the Committee meeting is to deliberate on the 2007 findings and recommendations, brief the 2007 report, and discuss the Committee's 2008 agenda. The meeting is open to the public, subject to the availability of space.

Interested persons may submit a written statement for consideration by the Defense Department Advisory Committee on Women in the Services. Individuals submitting a written statement must submit their statement to the Point of Contact listed below at the address detailed below NLT 5 p.m., Friday, 25 January 2008. If a written statement is not received by Friday, 25 January 2008 prior to the meeting, which is the subject of this notice, then it may not be provided to or considered Start Printed Page 2227by the Defense Department Advisory Committee on Women in the Services until its next open meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submissions with the Defense Department Advisory Committee on Women in the Services Chairperson and ensure they are provided to the members of the Defense Department Advisory Committee on Women in the Services. If members of the public are interested in making an oral statement, a written statement must be submitted as above. After reviewing the written comments, the Chairperson and the Designated Federal Officer will determine who of the requesting persons will be able to make an oral presentation of their issue during an open portion of this meeting or at a future meeting. Determination of who will be making an oral presentation will depend on time available and if the topics are relevant to the Committee's activities. Two minutes will be allotted to persons desiring to make an oral presentation. Oral presentations by members of the public will be permitted only on Tuesday, 29 January from 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. before the full Committee. Number of oral presentations to be made will depend on the number of requests received from members of the public.

Dates & Times: 29 January 2007, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 30 January 2007, 1 p.m.-6 p.m. 31 January 2007, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location: Double Tree Hotel Crystal City National Airport, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

MSgt Robert Bowling, USAF, DACOWITS, 4000 Defense Pentagon, Room 2C548A, Washington, DC 20301-4000. Robert.bowling@osd.mil. Telephone (703) 697-2122. Fax (703) 614-6233.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Meeting agenda.

Tuesday, 29 January 2008 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Welcome & Administrative Remarks.

Deliberate on findings and vote on recommendations.

Public Forum.

Wednesday, 30 January 2008 1 p.m.-6 p.m.

Welcome & Administrative Remarks.

Receive briefings:

Recruiting, Retention, and Promotion Status of Active Duty Women in the Armed Forces.

Status of Forces Reserve Component Spouses 2006 Survey.

Status of Force Active Duty Spouses.

Meeting/Briefing with Dr. Chu and Mr. Dominguez.

Thursday, 31 January 2008 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Discuss mission, goals, and topics for 2008.

Discuss timeline and installations to visit in 2008.

Note:

Exact order may vary.

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Dated: January 8, 2008.

L.M. Bynum,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, DoD.

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[FR Doc. E8-419 Filed 1-11-08; 8:45 am]

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