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Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, (OAA-AHS), DoD.

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In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Department of the Army announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions 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 by September 22, 2009.


You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods:

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
  • Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-1160.

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 as they are received, without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.

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To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the Director of Admissions, U.S. Military Academy, Official Mail & Distribution Center, ATTN: (Sue Hennen), 646 Swift Road, West Point, NY 10996-1905, or call Department of the Army Reports clearance officer at (703) 428-6440.

Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Pre-Candidate Procedures, USMA-375, USMA-723, USMA-450, USMA-21-12, USMA-21-27, USMA-381; OMB Control Number 0702-0060.

Needs and Uses: West Point candidates provide personal background information which allows the West Point Admissions Committee to make subjective judgments on non-academic experiences. Data are also used by West Point's Office of Institutional Research for correlation with success in graduation and military careers.

Affected Public: Individuals or households.

Annual Burden Hours: 9.930.

Number of Respondents: 66,200.

Responses per Respondent: 1.

Average Burden per Response: 9 minutes.

Frequency: On occasion.

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Summary of Information Collection

Title 10, U.S.C. 4336 provides requirements for admission of candidates to the U.S. Military Academy. The U.S. Military Academy (USMA) strives to motivate outstanding potential candidates to apply for admission to USMA. Once candidates are found, USMA collects information necessary to nurture them through successful completion of the application process.

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Dated: June 30, 2009.

Patricia L. Toppings,

OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. E9-17639 Filed 7-23-09; 8:45 am]