[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 38 (Tuesday, February 26, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13029-13030]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-04388]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the 
Services (DACOWITS)

AGENCY: Department of Defense.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 10(a), Public Law 92-463, as amended, 
notice is hereby given of a forthcoming meeting of the Defense Advisory 
Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS). The purpose of the 
meeting is to introduce and swear in six new members to the Committee. 
Also, the Committee will receive briefings from the Services on 
representation of women at the Service Academies, and receive an update 
from the Joint Staff on the Women in Service Review. Additionally, the 
Navy will provide a briefing on the Sexual Assault Prevention Program 
at Naval Station Great Lakes, and the Sexual Assault and Prevention 
Office will brief on the Annual Report on Sexual Harassment and 
Violence at the Military Service Academies. The meeting is open to the 
public, subject to the availability of space.

DATES: March 14, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; March 15, 2013, 
from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

ADDRESSES: Embassy Suites Hotel, 1300 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, 
VA 22202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Robert Bowling or DACOWITS Staff 
at 4000 Defense Pentagon, Room 5A734, Washington, DC 20301-4000. 
Robert.bowling@osd.mil Telephone (703) 697-2122. Fax (703) 614-6233.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Interested persons may submit a written 
statement for consideration by the Defense Advisory Committee on Women 
in the Services. Individuals submitting a written statement must submit 
their statement to the Point of Contact listed at the address detailed 
in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT no later than 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, 
March 12, 2013. If a written statement is not received by Tuesday, 
March 12, 2013, prior to the meeting, which is the subject of this 
notice, then it may not be provided to or considered by the Defense 
Advisory Committee on Women in the Services until its next open 
meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely 
submissions with the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the 
Services Chairperson and ensure they are provided to the members of the 
Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services. If members of the 
public are interested in making an oral statement, a written statement 
should be submitted as above. After reviewing the written comments, the 
Chairperson and the Designated Federal Officer will determine who of 
the requesting persons will be able to make an oral presentation of 
their issue during an open portion of this meeting or at a future 
meeting. Determination of who will be making an oral presentation is at 
the sole discretion of the Committee Chair and the Designated Federal 
Officer and will depend on time available and if the topics are 
relevant to the Committee's activities. Two minutes will be allotted to 
persons desiring to make an oral presentation. Oral presentations by 
members of the public will be permitted only on Friday, March 15, 2013 
from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in front of the full Committee. Number of 
oral presentations to be made will depend on the number of requests 
received from members of the public.

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Meeting Agenda

Thursday, March 14, 2013, 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

--Welcome, Introductions, Announcements, Swearing In
--Briefing--Request for Information Update
--Briefing--Representation of Women at the Service Academies Briefings 
from Services
--Briefing--Women in the Services Review Update

Friday, March 15, 2013, 8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

--Announcements
--Briefing--Sexual Assault Prevention Program at Naval Station Great 
Lakes
--Briefing--Annual Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence at the 
Military Service Academies
--Public Comment Period

    Dated: February 21, 2013.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2013-04388 Filed 2-25-13; 8:45 am]
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