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Reserve Forces Policy Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting

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AGENCY:

Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, Department of Defense (DoD).

ACTION:

Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.

SUMMARY:

The DoD is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Reserve Forces Policy Board (RFPB) will take place.

DATES:

The RFPB will hold a closed meeting on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 from 9:10 a.m. to 3:25 p.m.

ADDRESSES:

The RFPB meeting address is the Pentagon, Room 3E863, Arlington, VA.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Alexander Sabol, (703) 681-0577 (Voice), 703-681-0002 (Facsimile), Alexander.J.Sabol.Civ@Mail.Mil (Email). Mailing address is Reserve Forces Policy Board, 5113 Leesburg Pike, Suite 601, Falls Church, VA 22041. Website: http://rfpb.defense.gov/​. The most up-to-date changes to the meeting agenda can be found on the website and the Federal Register.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Due to circumstances beyond the control of the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Designated Federal Officer, the Reserve Forces Policy Board was unable to provide public notification required by 41 CFR 102-3.150(a) concerning the meeting on December 11, 2019 of the Reserve Forces Policy Board. Accordingly, the Advisory Committee 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 (FACA) (5 U.S.C., Appendix), the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), and 41 CFR 102-3.140 and 102-3.150.

Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of the meeting is to obtain, review, and evaluate information related to strategies, policies, and practices designed to improve and enhance the Start Printed Page 65975capabilities, efficiency, and effectiveness of the Reserve Components.

Agenda: The RFPB will hold a meeting from 9:10 a.m. to 3:25 p.m. The meeting will be closed to the public and will consist of remarks to the RFPB from following invited speakers: The Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness will provide an update on the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness' goals and updates on personnel system reforms under consideration for the Reserve Components; the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development will discuss the Department's development of the National Defense Strategy and the Defense Planning Guidance for the defense strategy, force development, and strategic analysis with the integration of the Reserve Components; the Commander, Marine Force Reserve and Marine Forces North will discuss the Marine Corps Reserve's national military strategy and priorities for improving the Marine Corps Reserve's readiness; the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs will provide a discussion on legislation actions supporting the Department's polices, strategies and budget in achieving the National Military Strategy with the integration of the Reserve Components; and the Director for Strategy, Plans and Policy of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, J5 will provide the Joint Staff's perspective on the Department's strategies to execute the National Military Strategy with the integration of the Reserve Components.

Meeting Accessibility: In accordance with section 10(d) of the FACA, 5 U.S.C. 552b(c), and 41 CFR 102-3.155, the DoD has determined that this meeting will be closed to the public. Specifically, the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, in coordination with the Department of Defense FACA Attorney, has determined in writing that this meeting will be closed to the public because it is likely to disclose classified matters covered by 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1).

Written Statements: Pursuant to section 10(a)(3) of the FACA and 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140, interested persons may submit written statements to the RFPB about its approved agenda or at any time on the RFPB's mission. Written statements should be submitted to the RFPB's Designated Federal Officer at the address, email, or facsimile number listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. If statements pertain to a specific topic being discussed at the planned meeting, then these statements must be submitted no later than five (5) business days prior to the meeting in question. Written statements received after this date may not be provided to or considered by the RFPB until its next meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submitted written statements and provide copies to all the RFPB members before the meeting that is the subject of this notice. Please note that since the RFPB operates in accordance with the provisions of the FACA, 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 RFPB's website.

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Dated: November 25, 2019.

Aaron T. Siegel,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. 2019-25935 Filed 11-29-19; 8:45 am]

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