[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 18 (Monday, January 28, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 5871-5872]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-01632]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses, 
Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Research 
Advisory

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Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses will conduct a telephone 
conference call meeting from 12:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Monday, 
February 4, 2013, in Room 23 of the Office of Research and Development 
(ORD), 131 M Street NE., Washington, DC. The toll-free number for the 
meeting is (800) 767-1750, and the access code is 44644. The 
meeting is open to the public.
    The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice and make 
recommendations to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on proposed 
research studies, research plans, and research strategies relating to 
the health consequences of military service in the Southwest Asia 
theater of operations during the Gulf War.
    The Committee will discuss its annual report to the Secretary, a 
2013 Committee report, and updates on VA Gulf War research initiatives. 
The session will also include discussion of other Committee business 
and activities.
    A 30-minute period will be reserved at 4:45 p.m. for public 
comments. Individuals who wish to address the Committee are invited to 
submit a 1-2 page summary of their comments for inclusion in the 
official meeting record. Members of the public may also submit written 
statements for the Committee's review to Dr. Roberta White by email at 
rwhite@bu.edu.
    Any member of the public seeking additional information should 
contact Dr. White, Scientific Director, at (617) 638-4620 or Dr. Victor 
Kalasinsky, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 443-5682 or by email 
at victor.kalasinsky@va.gov.

    By Direction of the Secretary.
Vivian Drake,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-01632 Filed 1-25-13; 8:45 am]
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