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Immediate Release

Secretary of Defense Austin Approves More DoD Advisory Committees for Resumption of Operations

After careful consideration of the recommendations resulting from the zero-based review of all DoD advisory committees, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III has approved the following advisory committees for resumption of operations.  The recommendations for other boards are still under consideration, and we will announce the results for more advisory committees in coming weeks.

  • Defense Innovation Board
  • National Security Education Board
  • National Security Agency Emerging Technologies Panel
  • Advisory Board for the National Reconnaissance Office
  • Army Education Advisory Committee
  • Education for Seapower Advisory Board
  • Board of Visitors for the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation
  • Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program Scientific Advisory Board
  • Board of Regents, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences


You can see the announcement of previous boards approved for resumption of operations here:

16 advisory committees announced on Sept. 2, 2021

8 advisory committees announced on Sept. 24, 2021

3 advisory committees announced on Dec. 6, 2021