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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 receive briefings on subject pertaining to the 2008 topics and review protocols for upcoming installation visits. 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, March 21, 2008. If a written statement is not received by Friday, March 21, 2008 prior to the meeting, which is the subject of this notice, then it may not be provided to or considered by 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, March from 4 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: March 25, 2008, 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, March 25, 2008 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Welcome & Administrative Remarks

Receive briefings:

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

—From the National Military Impacted Schools Association

—From the Educational Partnerships' Directorate, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy

—From the Military Child Education Coalition

Review Protocols for upcoming installation visits

Public Forum

Note:

Exact order may vary.

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Dated: March 3, 2008.

L.M. Bynum,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, DoD.

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[FR Doc. E8-4505 Filed 3-6-08; 8:45 am]

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