The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the Vietnam War Commemoration Advisory Committee. This meeting is open to the public.
The public meeting of the Vietnam War Commemoration Advisory Committee (hereafter referred to as “the Committee”) will be held on Monday, September 19, 2016. The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.
U.S. Access Board Conference Room, 1331 F Street NW., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Committee's Designated Federal Officer: The committee's Designated Federal Officer is Mr. Michael Gable, Vietnam War Commemoration Advisory Committee, 241 18th Street South, Arlington, VA 22202, firstname.lastname@example.org, 703-697-4811. For meeting information please contact Mr. Michael Gable, email@example.com, 703-697-4811; Mr. Mark Franklin, firstname.lastname@example.org, 703-697-4849; or Ms. Scherry Chewning, email@example.com, 703-697-4908.
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Due to circumstances beyond the control of the Designated Federal Officer and the Department of Defense, the Vietnam War Commemoration Advisory Committee was unable to provide public notification of its meeting of September 19, 2016, as required by 41 CFR 102-3.150(a). Accordingly, the Advisory Start Printed Page 62104Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.150(b), waives the 15-calendar day notification requirement. 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: At this meeting, the Committee will convene and receive a presentation on the Certificate of Honor Program. The committee will also receive a briefing from the Communications Working Group on recommendations to expand our national voice. Following this briefing, the Committee will deliberate and vote on those recommendations. The mission of the Committee is to provide the Secretary of Defense, through the Deputy Chief Management Officer, independent advice and recommendations regarding major events and priority of efforts during the commemorative program for the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, in order to achieve the objectives for the Commemorative Program.
Availability of Materials for the Meeting: A copy of the agenda for the Committee may be obtained from the Committee's Web site at http://vietnamwar50th.com. Copies will also be available at the meeting.
1:00 p.m.-1:10 p.m. Convene with Committee Chairman Remarks
1:10 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Committee Meeting/Agenda items
- Certificate of Honor Program
- Communications Working Group Recommendations Briefing
- Committee Members' Deliberation and vote on Communications Working Group Recommendations
- Closing remarks
4:30 p.m. Adjourn
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. All members of the public who wish to attend the public meeting must contact Mr. Michael Gable, Mr. Mark Franklin or Ms. Scherry Chewning at the number listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section.
Special Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodations to access the public meeting should contact Mr. Michael Gable, Mr. Mark Franklin or Ms. Scherry Chewning at the number listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.
Procedures for Providing Public Comments
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 comments to the Committee about its mission and topics pertaining to this public meeting.
Written comments should be received by the DFO at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting date so that the comments may be made available to the Committee for their consideration prior to the meeting. Written comments should be submitted via email to the address for the DFO given in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section in either Adobe Acrobat or Microsoft Word format. Please note that since the Committee operates under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, all submitted comments and public presentations will be treated as public documents and will be made available for public inspection, including, but not limited to, being posted on the Committee's Web site.
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Dated: September 2, 2016.
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2016-21580 Filed 9-7-16; 8:45 am]
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