Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, DoD.
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). This meeting is open to the public.
Monday, May 12, 2014 from 8:00 a.m.to 5:00 p.m. EST—Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC-Crystal City, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202.
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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”. Email correspondence to firstname.lastname@example.org. Ms. Denise F. Dailey, Designated Federal Officer; Telephone (703) 325-6640. Fax (703) 325-6710.
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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 develop recommendations for their FY 2014 annual report.
Agenda: (Refer to http://rwtf.defense.gov for the most up-to-date meeting information).
Day One: Monday, May 12, 2014
8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Welcome, Administrative, Status of Forces Briefing
9:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m. Break
9:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Task Force
Strategic Observations related to holistic reform of DES
10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Task Force Recommendation Development
Strategic Observations related to harmonization of RW health and transition services across DoD, VA, other federal agencies, and private sector
11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Break for lunch
12:30 p.m.-1:45 p.m. Task Force Recommendation Development
Observations related to inter-agency healthcare collaboration and harmonization of the DoD, VA, and civilian IT systems and PTSD care
1:45 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Break
2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Task Force Recommendation Development
Observations related to inter-agency systems for facilitating the successful transfer of SMs from DoD to VA healthcare systems
3:00 p.m.-3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Task Force Recommendation Development
Observations related to Family Caregivers
4:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Wrap Up
Day Two: Tuesday, May 13, 2014
8:00 a.m.-8:15 a.m. Welcome, Administrative
8:15 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Public Forum
8:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m. Task Force Recommendation Development
Observations related to Reserve Component (including IDES)
9:45 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Task Force Recommendation Development
Observations related to Empowering the Centers of Excellence
11:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Task Force Recommendation Development
Observations related to Recruitment Screening Practices and IDES
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Break for lunch
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Task Force Recommendation Development
Observations related to Vocational/Employment Services
2:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m. Break
2:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Task Force Recommendation Development
Observations related to Military Services, Information Resources, and PTSD/TBI
3:00 p.m.-3:30 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, May 7, 2014. Oral presentations will be permitted only on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from 8:15 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. EST 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 21742Defense 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. EST, Monday, May 5, 2014 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 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 Ms. Heather Moore, (703) 325-6640, by 5:00 p.m. EST, Thursday, May 8, 2014.
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Dated: April 14, 2014.
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2014-08777 Filed 4-16-14; 8:45 am]
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