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Threat Reduction Advisory Committee; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting

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AGENCY:

Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), DoD.

ACTION:

Federal Advisory Committee meeting notice.

SUMMARY:

The Department of Defense announces the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the Threat Reduction Advisory Committee (“the Committee”).

DATES:

Tuesday, October 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, October 23, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES:

Commander's Conference Room, USNORTHCOM, Colorado Springs, CO.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mr. William Hostyn, DoD, Defense Threat Reduction Agency/J2/5/8R-ACP, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, MS 6201, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6201. Email: william.hostyn@dtra.mil. Phone: (703) 767-4453. Fax: (703) 767-4206.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Purpose of Meeting: This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA) (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 Committee will obtain, review and evaluate classified information related to the Committee's mission to advise on technology security, Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction (C-WMD), counter terrorism and counter proliferation.

Agenda: Beginning at 8:30 a.m., October 22, and through the end of the meeting on October 23, the committee will receive classified C-WMD briefings on WMD-Elimination, National Defense Strategy, and Nuclear Strategic Stability from the Department of Defense. The committee will also hold classified discussions on USNORTHCOM C-WMD concerns, the Cooperative Threat Reduction program, National Guard Bureau State Partnership program, Defense Support to Civil Authorities, and C-WMD Strategic Indicators and Warnings.

Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, and 41 CFR 102-3.155, the Department of Defense has determined that the meeting shall be closed to the public. The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, in consultation with the DoD FACA Attorney, has determined in writing that the public interest requires all sessions of this meeting be closed to the public because the discussions will be concerned with classified information and matters covered by 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1). Such classified matters are inextricably intertwined with the unclassified material and cannot reasonably be segregated into separate discussions without disclosing secret material.

Committee's Designated Federal Officer or Point of Contact: Mr. William Hostyn, DoD, Defense Threat Reduction Agency/J2/5/8R-ACP, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, MS 6201, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6201. Email: william.hostyn@dtra.mil. Phone: (703) 767-4453. Fax: (703) 767-4206.

Written Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140 and section 10(a)(3) of FACA, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the membership of the Committee at any time or in response to the stated agenda of a planned meeting. Written statements should be submitted to the Committee's Designated Federal Officer. The Designated Federal Officer's contact information is listed in this notice or it can be obtained from the General Services Administration's FACA Database—https://www.fido.gov/​facadatabase/​public.asp.

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Dated: September 27, 2013.

Aaron Siegel,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. 2013-24055 Filed 10-1-13; 8:45 am]

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