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Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting

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


Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.


The DoD is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS) will take place.


Open to the public Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


The address of the open meeting is the DoubleTree Crystal City, located at 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, Virginia, 22202.

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Colonel Elaine Freeman, U.S. Army, (703) 697-2122 (Voice), 703-614-6233 (Facsimile), (Email). Mailing address is 4800 Mark Center Drive, Suite 04J25-01, Alexandria, VA 22350. Website: The most up-to-date changes to the meeting agenda can be found on the website.

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This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) 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 102-3.140 and 102-3.150.

Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of the meeting is for the DACOWITS to receive written information and briefings on topics related to the recruitment, retention, employment, integration, well-being, and treatment of women in the Armed Forces of the United States.

Agenda: Tuesday, March 3, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.—Welcome, Introductions, and Announcements; Swearing-In Ceremony; Request for Information Status Update; Briefings and DACOWITS discussion; and a Public Comment Period.

Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.165, this meeting is open to the public, subject to the availability of space.

Written Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.140, and section 10(a)(3) of the FACA, interested persons may submit a written statement to the DACOWITS. Individuals submitting a written statement must submit their statement no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday, February 24, 2020 to Mr. Robert Bowling (703) 697-2122 (Voice), 703-614-6233 (Facsimile), (Email). Mailing address is 4800 Mark Center Drive, Suite 04J25-01, Alexandria, VA 22350. If members of the public are interested in making an oral statement, a written statement must be submitted. If a statement is not received by Monday, February 24, 2020, prior to the meeting, which is the Start Printed Page 6937subject of this notice, then it may not be provided to or considered by the Committee during this quarterly business meeting. After reviewing the written statements, the Chair and the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) will determine if the requesting persons are permitted to make an oral presentation. The DFO will review all timely submissions with the DACOWITS Chair and ensure they are provided to the members of the Committee.

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Dated: February 3, 2020.

Aaron T. Siegel,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. 2020-02376 Filed 2-5-20; 8:45 am]