The information requested in this form is utilized to evaluate your qualifications for appointment in the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps (NOAA Corps). Furnishing this data is voluntary. Failure to provide the requested data will preclude you from consideration for appointment in the NOAA Corps.
THE AUTHORITY FOR THE COLLECTION OF THE DATA IS:33 U.S.C.3001-3072
The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 7 hours per response for each applicant (including time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, entering the data requested, completing an interview and reviewing the collection of information) and 15 minutes per response for each reference. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other suggestions for reducing this burden to:
Chief, Officer Recruiting Branch
NOAA Commissioned Personnel Center
8403 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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