[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 79 (Wednesday, April 23, 2008)]
[Pages 21919-21920]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-8806]



Office of the Secretary

Defense Science Board Closed Meeting

AGENCY: Department of Defense.

ACTION: Notice of Advisory Committee meetings.


SUMMARY: The Defense Science Board will meet in closed session on May 
21-22, 2008; at the Pentagon, Arlington, VA.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Debra Rose, Executive Officer, 
Defense Science Board, 3140 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B888A, Washington, 
DC 20301-3140, via e-mail at [email protected], or via phone at (703) 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The mission of the Defense Science Board is 
to advise the Secretary of Defense and the Under Secretary of Defense 
for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics on scientific and technical 
matters as they affect the perceived needs of the Department of 
Defense. At this meeting, the Board will discuss interim finding and 
recommendations resulting from ongoing Task Force activities. The

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Board will also discuss plans for future consideration of scientific 
and technical aspects of specific strategies, tactics, and policies as 
they may affect the U. S. national defense posture and homeland 
    In accordance with section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, Pub. L. No. 92-463, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 2) and 41 CFR 102-
3.155, the Department of Defense has determined that these Defense 
Science Board Quarterly meeting will be closed to the public. 
Specifically, the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology 
and Logistics), with the coordination of the DoD Office of General 
Counsel, has determined in writing that all sessions of these meetings 
will be closed to the public because they will be concerned throughout 
with matters listed in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1).
    Interested persons may submit a written statement for consideration 
by the Defense Science Board. Individuals submitting a written 
statement must submit their statement to the Designated Federal 
Official at the address detailed above, at any point, however, if a 
written statement is not received at least 10 calendar days prior to 
the meeting, which is the subject of this notice, then it may not be 
provided to or considered by the Defense Science Board. The Designated 
Federal Official will review all timely submissions with the Defense 
Science Board Chairperson, and ensure they are provided to members of 
the Defense Science Board before the meeting that is the subject of 
this notice.

    Dated: April 16, 2008.
Patricia L. Toppings,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
 [FR Doc. E8-8806 Filed 4-22-08; 8:45 am]