[Federal Register Volume 59, Number 5 (Friday, January 7, 1994)]
[Pages 1003-1004]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 94-372]

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[Federal Register: January 7, 1994]


Office of the Secretary


Establishment of the Department of Defense (DoD) Historical 
Advisory Committee

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The DoD Historical Advisory Committee is being established in 
consonance with the public interest, and in accordance with the 
provisions of Public Law 92-463, the ``Federal Advisory Committee 
Act.'' This Committee will replace three historical advisory committees 
of the military departments which were terminated September 30, 1993 in 
response to Executive Order 12838, Office of Management and Budget 
Bulletin 93-10, ``Termination and Limitation of Federal Advisory 
    The DoD Historical Advisory Committee will provide advice to the 
Secretary of Defense, the secretaries of the military departments, and 
the heads of other DoD components who participate, regarding the 
professional standards, historical methodology, program priorities, 
liaison with professional groups and institutions, and adequacy of 
resources connected with the various historical programs and associated 
activities of the DoD. These include historical, archival, museum, 
library, art, curatorial, and related programs.
    The Committee will be composed of a diverse group of experts in 
historical disciplines, numbering 35 to 40 members who represent 
academic and professional institutions, and other historical fields of 
endeavor. Efforts will be made to ensure a balanced membership, 
considering the functions to be performed and the interest groups 

    For further information regarding the DoD Historical Advisory 
Committee, contact: Dr. Alfred Goldberg, the OSD Historian, (703) 

    Dated: January 3, 1994.
L.M. Bynum,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 94-372 Filed 1-6-94; 8:45 am]