Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.150, the Department of Defense announces that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Department of Defense Task Force on the Care, Management, and Transition of Recovering Wounded, Ill, and Injured Members of the Armed Forces (subsequently referred to as the Task Force) will take place.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012-Thursday, May 17, 2012, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT, each day.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Mail Delivery service through Recovering Warrior Task Force, Hoffman Building II, 200 Stovall St., Alexandria, VA 22332-0021. “Mark as Time Sensitive for May Meeting”. Emails to firstname.lastname@example.org. Denise F. Dailey, Designated Federal Officer; Telephone (703) 325-6640. Fax (703) 325-6710.
Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of the meeting is for the Task Force Members to convene, review site visits, gather information from briefers, and begin developing their annual report to the Secretary of Defense.
Agenda: (Please refer to http://dtf.defense.gov/rwtf/meetings.html for the most up-to-date meeting information)
Day 1: Tuesday, May 15, 2012
8-9:30 a.m. Site Visit Review. MCAGCC (29 Palms), Naval Medical Center—Portsmouth, and Iowa Joint Forces Headquarters.
9:30-9:45 a.m. Break.
9:45-10:45 a.m. National Institutes of Health, Electronic Health Records Review.
10:45-11:45 a.m. Transition Assistance Program.
11:45 a.m.x-12:45 p.m. Lunch.
12:45-1:45 p.m. Air Force Programs for Wounded, Ill, and Injured Briefing.
1:45-2 p.m. Break.
2-3 p.m. 2011 Recommendation Review. Review the 2011 Recommendations see what the Members want to consider resolved and what needs to be carried over into the next year.
3-3:15 p.m. Break.
3:15-5 p.m. Task Force Recommendation Development Review of Transition Outcomes, DoD/VA/Senior Oversight Committee Overall coordination between DoD and VA.
5 p.m. Close.
Day 2: Wednesday, May 16, 2012
8-8:30 a.m. Public Forum.
8:30-9:30 a.m. Task Force Recommendation Development Review of Non-Medical Case Management.
9:30-9:45 a.m. Break.
9:45-10:45 a.m. Task Force Recommendation Development Review of Wounded Warrior Units and Programs.
10:45-11:45 a.m. Task Force Recommendation Development Review of Medical Care Case management.
11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch.
12:30-2 p.m. Task Force Recommendation Development Review of Services for PTSD TBI.
2-2:15 p.m. Break.
2:15-4 p.m. Task Force Recommendation Development Review of Centers of Excellence.
4-5 p.m. Task Force Recommendation Development Review of Interagency Program Office.
Day 3: Thursday, May 17, 2012
8-8:30 a.m. Administration.
8:30-9:30 a.m. Task Force Recommendation Development Review of Information Resources.
9:30-9:45 a.m. Break.
9:45-11 a.m. Task Force Recommendation Developments Review of Support to Family Care Givers.
11 a.m.-12 p.m. Task Force Recommendation Development Review of Integrated Disability Evaluation System.
12-1 p.m. Lunch.
1-2 p.m. Task Force Recommendation Development Review of Legal Support for IDES.
2-3 p.m. Task Force Recommendation Development Review of Vocational Training.
3-3:15 p.m. Break.
3:15-4:30 p.m. Task Force Recommendation Development Review of Resources for Reserve Components.
4:30-5 p.m. Wrap Up.
Public's Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b and 41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.165, and the availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Seating is on a first-come basis.
Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140, and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the Department of Defense Task Force on the Care, Management, and Transition of Recovering Wounded, Ill, and Injured Members of the Armed Forces about its mission and functions. If individuals are interested in making an oral statement during the Public Forum time period, a written statement for a presentation of two minutes must be submitted (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) and must identify it is being submitted for an oral presentation by the person making the submission. Identification information must be provided and at a minimum must include a name and a phone number. Individuals may visit the Task Force Web site at http://dtf.defense.gov/rwtf/ to view the Charter. Individuals making presentations will be notified by Friday, May 11, 2012. Oral presentations will be permitted only on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 from 8-8:30 a.m. EDT before the Task Force. The number of oral presentations will not exceed ten, with one minute of questions available to the Task Force members per presenter. Presenters should not exceed their two minutes.
Written statements in which the author does not wish to present orally may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda of a planned meeting of the Department of Defense Task Force on the Care, Management, and Transition of Recovering Wounded, Ill, and Injured Members of the Armed Forces.
All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Task Force through the contact information in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration.
Statements, either oral or written, being submitted in response to the agenda mentioned in this notice must be received by the Designated Federal Officer at the address listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT no later than 5 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, May 9, 2012 which is the subject of this notice. Statements received after this date may not be provided to or considered by the Task Force until its next meeting. Please mark mail correspondence as “Time Sensitive for May Meeting.”
The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submissions with the Task Force Co-Chairs and ensure they are provided to all members of the Task Force before the meeting that is the subject of this notice.
Reasonable accommodations will be made for those individuals with disabilities who request them. Requests for additional services should be directed to Heather Jane Moore, (703) 325-6640, by 5 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, May 9, 2012.
Dated: April 16, 2012.
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2012-9493 Filed 4-19-12; 8:45 am]
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