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U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center, DoD.




In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.


Consideration will be given to all comments received by September 27, 2016.


You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods:

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
  • Mail: Department of Defense, Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer, Directorate for Oversight and Compliance, 4800 Mark Center Drive, Mailbox #24, Alexandria, VA 22350-1700.

Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.

Any associated form(s) for this collection may be located within this same electronic docket and downloaded for review/testing. Follow the instructions at for submitting comments. Please submit comments on any given form identified by docket number, form number, and title.

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To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center, ATTN: Mrs. Jennifer Hoskins, Building 4905 Ruf Avenue, Start Printed Page 49963Fort Rucker, AL 36362,or call at 334-255-3857.

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Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Army Aviation and Ground Accident Reporting; DA Form 285 (Ground Accident Report), DA Form 285-AB (Abbreviated Ground Accident Report), DA Form 2397-AB (Abbreviated Aviation Accident Report), DA Form 2397-8, (Aviation Accident Report-Personnel Information) and DA Form 2397-9 (Aviation Accident Report-Injury/Occupational Illness Data), DA Form 2397-U (Unmanned Aircraft System Accident Report); OMB Control Number 0702-XXXX.

Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary to monitor and facilitate the U.S. Army's safety programs; to analyze accident experience and exposure information; to analyze and correlate relationships between planned actions and resultant accidents; and to support the Army's accident prevention efforts.

Affected Public: Individuals or Households.

Annual Burden Hours: 458.

Number of Respondents: 500.

Responses per Respondent: 1.

Annual Responses: 500.

Average Burden per Response: 55 minutes.

Frequency: On occasion.

U.S. Army Safety Center personnel retrieve data from accident prevention studies by name, Social Security Number (SSN), age, or gender. Accident and incident case records are retrieved by date of incident, location of incident, or type of equipment involved. Paper records are maintained in locked file cabinets and information is accessible only by authorized personnel with appropriate clearance/access in the performance of their duty. Remote terminal access is only authorized by authorized personnel. Maintaining this accident data is critical in maintaining the integrity of the accident prevention process.

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Dated: July 25, 2016.

Aaron Siegel,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. 2016-17924 Filed 7-28-16; 8:45 am]