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Department of Defense Military Family Readiness Council (MFRC); 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 (MFRC). This meeting will be open to the public.


Wednesday, February 15, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Pentagon Library & Conference Center, Room B6. Escorts will be provided from the Pentagon Visitors Center waiting area (Pentagon Metro entrance) upon request.

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Ms. Melody McDonald or Dr. Randy Eltringham, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Military Community & Family Policy), Office of Family Readiness Policy, 4800 Mark Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22350-2300, Room 3G15. Telephones (571) 372-0880; (571) 372-5315 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.

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. Members of the public who are entering the Pentagon should arrive at the Pentagon Visitors Center (Pentagon Metro entrance) by 12:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting to allow time to pass through the security check points and to be escorted to the meeting location. Members of the public need to email their RSVP to the Council at no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 to confirm seating availability and to request an escort if needed.

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 review and consideration by the Council. Persons desiring to submit a written statement to the Council must submit to the email address no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 3, 2017.

The purpose of this meeting is to receive information related to programs and services for DoD Family Members with Special Needs, including healthcare and the Exceptional Family Member Program.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Meeting Agenda

Welcome & Administrative Remarks.

Healthcare Update for Children Using the Military Medical System, including those with Special Needs.

Exceptional Family Member Program Update.

Defense State Liaison Office (DSLO) Initiatives Review.

Closing Remarks.


Exact order may vary.

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Dated: January 17, 2017.

Aaron Siegel,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. 2017-01361 Filed 1-19-17; 8:45 am]