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Army Education Advisory Subcommittee Meeting Notice

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AGENCY:

Department of the Army, DoD.

ACTION:

Notice of open subcommittee meeting.

SUMMARY:

The Department of the Army is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the Command and General Staff College Board of Visitors, a subcommittee of the Army Education Advisory Committee. This meeting is open to the public.

DATES:

The CGSC Board of Visitors Subcommittee will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on both April 28 and 29, 2014 and from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on April 30, 2014.

ADDRESSES:

U. S. Army Command and General Staff College, Lewis and Clark Center, 100 Stimson Ave., Arnold Conference Room, Ft. Leavenworth, KS 66027.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Dr. Robert Baumann, the Alternate Designated Federal Officer for the subcommittee, in writing at Command and General Staff College, 100 Stimson Ave., Ft. Leavenworth, KS 66027, by email at robert.f.baumann.civ@mail.mil, or by telephone at (913) 684-2742.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The subcommittee 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 Army Education Advisory Committee is chartered to provide independent advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Army on the educational, doctrinal, and research policies and activities of U.S. Army educational programs. The CGSC Board of Visitors subcommittee focuses primarily on CGSC. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the subcommittee with an overview of CGSC academic programs, with focus on the College's two degree-granting schools: The Command and General Staff School (CGSS) and the School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS), in anticipation of future regional academic accreditation review in 2015-16, and to address other administrative matters. Current CGSC administrators, faculty, and students will be available to offer their perspectives.

Proposed Agenda: April 28 and 29—The subcommittee will review CGSOC and SAMS curricula, conduct a discussion of the role of critical thinking in those curricula and in preparing students for increasing responsibility in the leadership of U.S. armed forces, and complete certain administrative requirements associated with the appointment and service of individual subcommittee members. April 30—The subcommittee will discuss and compile observations pertaining the prior day's agenda items. Provisional findings and recommendations from these general subcommittee deliberations will be referred to the Army Education Advisory Committee for deliberation by Start Printed Page 14679the Committee under the open-meeting rules.

Public Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.165, and subject to the availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Seating is on a first to arrive basis. Attendees are requested to submit their name, affiliation, and daytime phone number seven business days prior to the meeting to Dr. Baumann, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Members of the public attending the subcommittee meetings will not be permitted to present questions from the floor or speak to any issue under consideration by the subcommittee. Because the meeting of the subcommittee will be held in a Federal Government facility on a military base, security screening is required. A photo ID is required to enter base. Please note that security and gate guards have the right to inspect vehicles and persons seeing to enter and exit the installation. Lewis and Clark Center is fully handicap accessible. Wheelchair access is available in front at the main entrance of the building. For additional information about public access procedures, contact Dr. Baumann, the subcommittee's Alternate Designated Federal Officer, at the email address or telephone number listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section.

Written Comments or Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140 and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the public or interested organizations may submit written comments or statements to the subcommittee, in response to the stated agenda of the open meeting or in regard to the subcommittee's mission in general. Written comments or statements should be submitted to Dr. Baumann, the subcommittee Alternate Designated Federal Officer, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Each page of the comment or statement must include the author's name, title or affiliation, address, and daytime phone number. The Alternate Designated Federal Officer will review all submitted written comments or statements must include the author's name, title or affiliation, address, and daytime phone number. Written comments or statements being submitted in response to the agenda set forth in this notice must be received by the Alternate Designated Federal Officer at least seven business days prior to the meeting to be considered by the subcommittee. Written comments or statements received after this date may not be provided to the subcommittee until its next meeting. The Alternate Designated Federal Officer will review all comments timely submitted with the subcommittee Chairperson, and ensure the comments are provided to all members of the subcommittee before the meeting. After reviewing any written comments submitted, the subcommittee Chairperson and the Alternate Designated Federal Officer may choose to invite certain submitters to present their comments verbally during the open meeting or at a future meeting. The Alternate Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the subcommittee Chairperson, may allot a specific amount of time for submitters to present their comments verbally.

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Brenda S. Bowen,

Army Federal Register Liaison Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2014-05745 Filed 3-14-14; 8:45 am]

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