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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 June 2, 2010.

Title and OMB Number: DOD Loan Repayment Program (LRP); DD Form 2475, OMB Number 0704-0152.

Type of Request: Extension.

Number of Respondents: 17,500.

Responses Per Respondent: 1.

Annual Responses: 17,500.Start Printed Page 23252

Average Burden Per Response: 10 minutes.

Annual Burden Hours: 2,917 hours.

Needs and Uses: This information collection requirement is necessary because the military Services are authorized to repay student loans for individuals who meet certain criteria and who enlist for active military service or who enter Reserve service for a specific obligated period. Applicants who qualify for the program forward the DD Form 2475, “DOD Loan Repayment Program (LRP) Annual Application” to their Military Service Personnel Office for processing. The Military Service Personnel Office verifies the information and fills in the loan repayment date, address, and phone number. For the Reserve Components, the Military Service Personnel Office forwards the DD Form 2475 to the lending institution. For active-duty Service, the Service mails the form to the lending institution. The lending institution confirms the loan status and certification and mails the form back to the military Service Personnel Office.

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.

Frequency: On occasion.

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

OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Jasmeet Seehra.

Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Seehra 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:

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.

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.

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Dated: April 28, 2010.

Mitchell S. Bryman,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. 2010-10219 Filed 4-30-10; 8:45 am]