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Meeting of the Department of Defense Military Family Readiness Council (MFRC)

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Department of Defense.


Notice of federal advisory committee meeting.


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 a Federal advisory committee meeting of the Defense Military Family Readiness Council. The purpose of the Council meeting is to review and make recommendations to the Secretary of Defense regarding policy and plans; monitor requirements for the support of military family readiness by the Department of Defense; and evaluate and assess the effectiveness of the military family readiness programs and activities of the Department of Defense.


Friday, October 18, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.


Pentagon Conference Center B2 (escorts will be provided from the Pentagon Metro entrance).

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Ms. Melody McDonald or Ms. Betsy Graham, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Military Community & Family Policy), 4800 Mark Center Drive Alexandria, VA 22350-2300, Room 3G15. Telephones (571) 372-0880; (571) 372-0881 and/or email: OSD Pentagon OUSD P-R Mailbox Family Readiness Council,

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The purpose of this meeting is to refine the Council recommendations that will be included in the 2013 Military Family Readiness Council report to the congressional defense committees and the Secretary of Defense.

Friday, October 18, 2013 Meeting agenda

Welcome & Administrative Remarks;

Review and summary of fiscal year 2013 Military Family Readiness Council proceedings;

Presentation, deliberation and vote on fiscal year 2013 recommendations;

Closing Remarks;


Exact order may vary.

Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b and 41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.165, this meeting is open to the public, subject to the availability of space. Persons desiring to attend may contact Ms. Melody McDonald at 571-372-0880 or email OSD Pentagon OUSD P-R Mailbox Family Readiness Council, no later than 5:00 p.m., on Friday, October 4, 2013 to arrange for escort inside the Pentagon to the Conference Room area.

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, interested persons may submit a written statement for consideration by the Council. Persons desiring to submit a written statement to the Council must notify the point of contact listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 27, 2013.

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Dated: August 28, 2013.

Aaron Siegel,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. 2013-21352 Filed 8-30-13; 8:45 am]