66 FR 208 pg. 54236 - Proposed Collection; Comment Request

Type: NOTICEVolume: 66Number: 208Page: 54236
FR document: [FR Doc. 01-26980 Filed 10-25-01; 8:45 am]
Agency: Defense Department
Sub Agency: Department of the Air Force
Official PDF Version:  PDF Version


Department of the Air Force

Proposed Collection; Comment Request


Department of the Air Force, DoD.



In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the United States Air Force Personnel Center, Personnel Procurement and Development Divisions, announces the proposed reinstatement of a public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.


Consideration will be given to all comments received by December 26, 2001.


Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to United States Air Force Personnel Center, Line Officer Programs Section, 550C Street West, Suite 10, Randolph AFB, TX 78150.


To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposed and associated collection instruments, please write to the above address, or call United States Air Force Personnel Center, Line OfficerPrograms Section, (210) 665-2102.

Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Application Evaluation For Training Leading To A Commission In The United States Air Force, Air Force Form 56, OMB Number 0701-0001.

Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary to obtain data on candidate's background and aptitude in determining eligibility and selection to the Air Force Academy.

Affected Public: Individuals or households.

Annual Burden Hours: 21,000.

Number of Respondents: 7,000.

Responses per Respondent: 1.

Average Burden per Response: 180 Minutes.

Frequency: On occasion.


Summary of Information Collection

Information contained on Air Force Form 56 supports the Air Force's selection for officer training programs for civilian and military applicants. Each student's background and aptitude is reviewed to determine eligibility. If the information on this form is not collected, the individual cannot be considered for admittance to a commissioning program. Data from this form is used to select fully qualified persons for the training leading to commissioning. Data supports the Air Force in verifying the eligibility of applicants and in the selection of those best qualified for dedication of funding and training resources. Eligibility requirements are outlined in Air Force Instruction 36-2013.

Janet A. Long,

Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer.

[FR Doc. 01-26980 Filed 10-25-01; 8:45 am]