"74 FR 20291 E9-9916 Notice of Availability for the Draft"
Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 83 / Friday, May 1, 2009 / Notices 20291 NSN: 8410–00–NSH–5132 Notice of Availability in the Federal Force (station approximately 1,200 NSN: 8410–00–NSH–5232 Register by the U.S. Environmental personnel and 30 additional helicopters, NSN: 8410–00–NSH–5332 Protection Agency. build sufficient new infrastructure to NSN: 8410–00–NSH–5432 support the new aviation inventory at ADDRESSES: Written comments should NSN: 8410–00–NSH–5532 NSN: 8410–00–NSH–5632 be forwarded to Ms. Carrie McEnteer, Fort Wainwright and conduct increased NSN: 8410–00–NSH–5732 Directorate of Public Works, Attention: aviation training on existing Alaska NSN: 8410–00–NSH–5832 IMPA–FWA–PWE, 1060 Gaffney Road military training lands and ranges); and NSN: 8410–00–NSH–5932 #4500, Fort Wainwright, AK 99703– (2) Expansion of Existing Aviation NPA: Association for Retarded Citizens of 4500, by fax at (907) 353–9867, or by e- Assets into a Combat Aviation Brigade Baldwin County, Inc., Loxley, AL. mail at carrie.mcenteerus.army.mil. with stationing of Soldiers and Contracting Activity: GSA/FAS Southwest helicopters at Fort Wainwright, Fort FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Supply Center (QSDAC), Fort Worth, TX. Richardson and Eielson Air Force Linda L. Douglass, Public Affairs Office, Barry S. Lineback, 1060 Gaffney Road #5900, Fort Base—convert existing USARAK Director, Business Operations. Wainwright, AK 99703–5900; aviation assets into a Combat Aviation [FR Doc. E9–10006 Filed 4–30–09; 8:45 am] telephone: (907) 353–6701 or (907) 384– Brigade (station approximately 2,850 2546, e-mail: linda.douglassusarmy.mil. personnel and an additional 84 BILLING CODE 6353–01–P SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The helicopters at the three military Proposed Action and analysis in the EIS installations, build sufficient new includes the reorganization of existing infrastructure only at Fort Wainwright COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING to support the new aviation inventory COMMISSION aviation assets (approximately 640 personnel and 30 medium and heavy lift and conduct increased aviation training Sunshine Act Meetings helicopters) in U.S. Army Alaska on existing Alaska military training (USARAK) to become a frontline lands and ranges). After reviewing the TIME AND DATE: 11 a.m., Wednesday May aviation unit with an increased capacity alternatives presented in the DEIS, the 6, 2009. that could range in size from an Army has selected the Aviation Task PLACE: 1155 21st St., NW., Washington, Aviation Task Force (approximately Force alternative as its preferred DC, 9th Floor Commission Conference 1,200 personnel, 40 medium and heavy alternative. lift helicopters and 30 combat scout The DEIS is available for public Room. helicopters) to a Combat Aviation review at local libraries and at the STATUS: Closed. following Web site: http:// MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Rule Brigade (approximately 2,850 personnel, 60 medium and heavy lift helicopters, www.usarak.army.mil/conservation/ Enforcement Review. NEPA_home.htm. Comments from the 30 combat scout helicopters, and 24 CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: attack aviation helicopters). public will be considered before any Sauntia S. Warfield, 202–418–5084. While USARAK has historically final decision is made. Sauntia S. Warfield, supported unit training activities within Dated: April 20, 2009. Assistant Secretary of the Commission. Alaska with rotary-winged aircraft Addison D. Davis IV, [FR Doc. E9–10207 Filed 4–29–09; 4:15 pm] (helicopters), the types and numbers of Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army, current assets are not sufficient to Environment, Safety, and Occupational BILLING CODE 6351–01–P provide the full range of integrated Health. tactical training required by the modern [FR Doc. E9–9916 Filed 4–30–09; 8:45 am] Brigade Combat Team. The proposed BILLING CODE 3710–08–M DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE increase and reorganization of Department of the Army USARAK’s aviation assets would resolve this shortcoming. The new DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Notice of Availability for the Draft aviation unit would provide key aviation assets for operational Department of the Navy Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for Stationing and Training of deployment abroad and would serve to Notice of Intent To Grant a Partially Increased Aviation Assets Within U.S. enhance the training capability of Exclusive Patent License; Signal Army Alaska USARAK’s two Brigade Combat Teams Laboratories, Inc. by providing a local opportunity to AGENCY: Department of the Army, DOD. conduct integrated training with AGENCY: Department of the Navy, DoD. ACTION: Notice of availability. multiple types of Army aviation assets. ACTION: Notice. In addition to consideration of a No SUMMARY: The Department of the Army Action Alternative (use of existing SUMMARY: The Department of the Navy announces the availability of a DEIS for aviation assets and infrastructure to hereby gives notice of its intent to grant the implementation of the decisions to support USARAK Brigade Combat Team to Signal Laboratories, Inc., a revocable, increase numbers and types of aviation training with no increase to current nonassignable, partially exclusive assets and training at Fort Wainwright, integrated land-air training capability), license to practice worldwide the Fort Richardson or other military two additional alternatives are proposed Government-owned inventions installations in Alaska. The proposed as possible scenarios for the described in U.S. Patent No. 5,627,521 aviation unit, an Aviation Task Force or reorganization of existing USARAK issued on May 6, 1997, entitled Combat Aviation Brigade, would aviation assets. The alternatives vary by ‘‘Personal Microwave and Radio potentially consist of up to 62 medium aviation unit size, aviation asset Frequency Detector’’. and heavy lift helicopters, 30 combat composition and stationing location. DATES: Anyone wishing to object to the scout helicopters, 24 attack helicopters, Alternatives include: (1) Expansion of grant of this license must file written and between 1,200 to 2,850 personnel. Existing Aviation Units into an Aviation objections along with supporting DATES: The public comment period ends Task Force—convert existing USARAK evidence, if any, not later than May 18, 45 days following publication of a aviation assets into an Aviation Task 2009. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:15 Apr 30, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\01MYN1.SGM 01MYN1