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Department of Defense Military Family Readiness Council; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting

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Department of Defense.




The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce a Federal advisory committee meeting of the Department of Defense Military Family Readiness Council. This meeting will be open to the public.


Thursday, September 17, 2015, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Pentagon Conference Center B6 (escorts will be provided from the Pentagon Metro entrance).

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Ms. Melody McDonald or Ms. Yuko Whitestone, 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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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. 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; evaluate and assess the effectiveness of the military family readiness programs and activities of the Department of Defense.

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, September 11, 2015 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 the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section no later than 5:00 p.m., on Thursday, September 3, 2015.

The purpose of this meeting is to continue discussion of Military Family Readiness Council focus items for 2015.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 Meeting Agenda

Welcome & Administrative Remarks

Review of 2014 Council Business

Discussion of 2015 Military Family Readiness Issues

Member Discussion and Deliberation on Council Recommendations

Closing Remarks


Exact order may vary.

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Dated: August 11, 2015.

Aaron Siegel,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. 2015-20123 Filed 8-13-15; 8:45 am]