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Department of the Army, DoD.


Information collection notice.


In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Department of Army United States Military Academy 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 December 9, 2019.


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 Chief Management Officer, Directorate for Oversight and Compliance, 4800 Mark Center Drive, Mailbox #24, Suite 08D09, 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 Directorate of Admissions, U.S. Military Academy, Official Mail & Distribution Center, ATTN: Jay Satterwhite, Associate Director of Admissions-Support, 606 Thayer Road, USMA, NY 10996-1797 or call the Department of Army Reports clearance officer at (703) 428-6440.

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Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: USMA Pre-Candidate Procedures, OMB Control Number 0702-0060.

Needs and Uses: USMA candidates provide personal background information which allows the USMA Admissions Committee to make subjective judgments on non-academic experiences. Data is also used by USMA's Office of Institutional Research for correlation with success in graduation and military careers.

Affected Public: Individuals or Households.

Annual Burden Hours: 31,250.

Number of Respondents: 75,000.

Responses per Respondent: 1.

Annual Responses: 75,000.

Average Burden per Response: 25 minutes.

Frequency: On occasion.

Title 10, U.S.C. 4336 provides requirements for admission of candidates to the U.S. Military Academy. The U.S. Military Academy strives to motivate outstanding potential Start Printed Page 54597candidates to apply for admission. Once candidates are identified, USMA Admissions collects information necessary to nurture them through successful completion of the application process.

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Dated: October 7, 2019.

Aaron T. Siegel,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. 2019-22230 Filed 10-9-19; 8:45 am]