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Federal Register: January 19, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 12)
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Air Force

 
Acceptance of Group Application Under Public Law 95-202 and 
Department of Defense Directive (Dodd) 1000.20; ``The U.S. and Foreign 
Civilian Employees of Cat, Inc., and Air America, Inc. Who Participated 
in Selected Activities''

    Authority: Under the provisions of Section 401, Public Law 95-
202 and DoD Directive 1000.20.

ACTION: The Department of Defense Civilian/Military Service Review 
Board has accepted a reconsideration of its prior recommendation 
concerning certain U.S. and foreign civilian employees of CAT, Inc. and 
Air America, Inc.

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SUMMARY: The specific activities within this reconsideration are the 
groups known as:
    ``(a) The U.S. and Foreign Civilian Employees of CAT, Inc., Who 
Operated in Korea Under Operation Book Lift During 1950 and 1951 and 
Any Ground Support Personnel Necessary to Support That Mission;
    ``(b) the U.S. and Foreign Civilian Employees of CAT, Inc., Who 
Operated Air Force C-119 Aircraft to Drop Ammunition and Other Supplies 
to French Troops at Dien Bien Phu in 1954 and Any Ground Support 
Personnel Necessary to Support that Mission;
    ``(c) the U.S. and Foreign Civilian Employees of CAT, Inc., Who 
Operated B-26 Aircraft in Indonesia From 1958 Through 1962, and Any 
Ground Support Personnel Who Supported That Mission:
    ``(d) the U.S. and Foreign Civilian Employees of Air America, Inc., 
who Operated Fixed Wing or Helicopter Aircraft in Support of U.S. Army 
Special Forces in Laos as Part of Operation Hot Foot and Operation 
White Star From 1959 Through 1962, and in Support of Operation Mill 
Pond, the Airlift from Thailand to Tibet, and Any Ground Support 
Personnel Necessary to Support Those Missions;
    ``(e) the U.S. and Foreign Civilian Employees of Air America, Inc., 
Who Operated Fixed Wing or Helicopter Aircraft in Direct Support of the 
U.S. Air Force Operating in Laos in the Steve Canyon Program (Ravens), 
the Site 85 Operation, Photo Reconnaissance, the Harp Program, and 
Search and Rescue (SAR) Operations for U.S. Military Flight Crews from 
1964 Through 1974, and Any In-Country Ground Support Personnel, Who 
Were Necessary to Support Those Missions and Held Supervisory 
Positions; and
    ``(f) the U.S. and Foreign Civilian Employees of Air America, Inc., 
Who Operated Fixed Wing or Helicopter Aircraft in Vietnam in Direct 
Support of the U.S. Army Special Forces from 1964 through 1975, and Any 
In-Country Ground Support Personnel, Who Were Necessary to Support 
those Missions and Held Supervisory Positions.''

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Persons with information or 
documentation pertinent to the determination of whether the service of 
these groups should be considered active military service to the Armed 
Forces of the United States are encouraged to submit such information 
or documentation within 30 days to the DoD Civilian/Military Service 
Review

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Board, 1535 Command Drive, EE-Wing, 3rd third Floor, Andrews AFB, MD 
20762-7002. Copies of documents or other materials submitted cannot be 
returned.

Bao-Anh Trinh,
Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. E6-540 Filed 1-18-06; 8:45 am]

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