MMMAC and MERPAC Advisory Committees to Meet

The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee (MMMAC), sponsored by the US Coast Guard, will hold its inaugural meeting in Easton, Maryland on September 19-21.  Topics on the agenda include maritime casualties with a nexus to mariner medical issues; mariner medical conditions leading to denial of a mariner's application; and aging mariners.  76 Fed. Reg. 53924  (August 30, 2011).The Coast Guard has also announced that the next scheduled Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) meeting in the Federal Register. The Meeting is scheduled for October 6 and 7 in Washington DC. Click here for details:http://www.uscg.mil/nmc/announcements/m35-FR-Notice-meeting-081611.pdf

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