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Department of Defense Task Force on the Care, Management, and Transition of Recovering Wounded, Ill, and Injured Members of the Armed Forces; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting

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AGENCY:

Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, DoD.

ACTION:

Meeting notice.

SUMMARY:

The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce 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).

DATES:

Monday, December 9, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. CST—Tuesday, December 10, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. CST.

ADDRESSES:

El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel, 110 Lexington Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78025, Romeo & Julieta Ballroom, 3rd Floor.

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FOR FURTHER CONTACT INFORMATION:

Mail Delivery service through Recovering Warrior Task Force, Hoffman Building II, 200 Stovall St, Alexandria, VA 22332-0021 “Mark as Time Sensitive for December Meeting”. Email correspondence to rwtf@mail.mil. Denise F. Dailey, Designated Federal Officer; Telephone (703) 325-6640. Fax (703) 325-6710.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This meeting is being held 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.

Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of the meeting is for the Task Force Members to convene and gather data from panels and briefers on the Task Force's topics of inquiry.

Agenda: (Refer to http://rwtf.defense.gov for the most up-to-date meeting information).

Day One: Monday, December 9, 2013

8:30 a.m.-8:45 a.m. Welcome, Member Introductions

8:45 a.m.-9:45 a.m. Installation Visit After Action Review

9:45 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Break

10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. San Antonio Military Health System Briefing

11:00 a.m.-12:00 a.m. DoD and VA Formal and Informal Agreements

12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Break for Lunch

1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Extremity Trauma and Amputation Center of Excellence (EACE)

2:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m. Break

2:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m. Hearing Center of Excellence (HCE)

3:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Humana's Military Warrior Navigation and Assistance Program (WNAP) Briefing

4:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m. Wrap Up

Day Two: Tuesday, December 10, 2013

8:30 a.m.-8:45 a.m. Welcome/Public Forum

8:45 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Air Force Wounded Warrior & Survivor Care Program

10:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Air Force Formal PEB Performance

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. SAMMC Warrior Transition Battalion Leadership Briefing

12:15 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Break for Lunch

1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. San Antonio Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center

2:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m. Break

2:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m. Air Force Patient Squadron Briefing

3:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Panel of Recovering Warriors in Service or Veterans

5:00 p.m.-5:15 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, a written statement for a presentation of two minutes must be submitted as stated in this notice and it must be identified as 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://rwtf.defense.gov to view the Charter. Individuals making presentations will be notified by Wednesday, December 4, 2013. Oral presentations will be permitted only on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. CST 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 Start Printed Page 66903Defense 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 the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section, 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 the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section no later than 5:00 p.m. CST, Monday, December 2, 2013 with 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 December 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 Ms. Heather Moore, (703) 325-6640, by 5:00 p.m. CST, Wednesday, December 4, 2013.

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Dated: November 4, 2013.

Aaron Siegel,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. 2013-26720 Filed 11-6-13; 8:45 am]

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