Privacy Act Statement and Security

Authority

10 U.S.C. 136, Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness; 10 U.S.C. 1784, Employment Opportunities for Military Spouses; 10 U.S.C. 1784a, Education and Training Opportunities for Military Spouses to Expand Employment and Portable Career Opportunities; E.O. 13607, Establishing Principles of Excellence for Educational Institutions Serving Service Members, Veterans, Spouses, and Other Family Members; and DoDI 1342.22, Military Family Readiness.

Principal Purpose(s)

To assist military spouses pursue licenses, certificates, certifications or associate’s degrees (excluding associate’s degrees in general studies, liberal arts, and interdisciplinary studies that do not have a concentration) necessary for gainful employment; to provide a record of educational endeavors and progress of military spouses participating in education services; and to manage the tuition assistance scholarship, track enrollments and funding, and to facilitate communication with participants via email.

Routine Use(s)

To authorized DoD contractors and grantees for the purpose of supporting research studies concerned with the education of military spouses participating in DoD funded spousal education programs. To civilian educational institutions, where the participant is enrolled, for the purpose of ensuring correct enrollment and billing information. To the Department of Education, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Department of Justice, as appropriate, for the purpose of complying with E.O. 13607. The applicable system of records notice, DPR 43 DoD, Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) Scholarship, and the complete list of routine uses, are located at: http://dpcld.defense.gov/Privacy/SORNsIndex/DOD-Component-Notices/OSDJS-Article-List/.

Disclosure

Voluntary; however, failure to provide information will impact your ability to utilize the program.

AGENCY DISCLOSURE NOTICE

The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 15 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Department of Defense, Washington Headquarters Services, Executive Services Directorate, Directives Division, 4800 Mark Center Drive, East Tower, Suite 03F09, Alexandria, VA 22350-3100. Respondents should be aware that notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information if it does not display a currently valid OMB control number.

Site Restriction

This site is intended for the use of United States Government Agencies only. Do not reproduce or distribute the content of this site to a wider audience without coordination with the information owner and your unit public affairs office. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

Monitoring Notice

This is a Department of Defense computer system. DoD computer systems may be monitored for all lawful purposes, including to ensure that their use is authorized, for management of the system, to facilitate protection against unauthorized access, and to verify security procedures, survivability, and operational security. Monitoring includes active attacks by authorized DoD entities to test or verify the security of this system. During monitoring, information may be examined, recorded, copied, and used for authorized purposes. All information, including personal information, placed or sent over this system may be monitored. Use of this DoD computer system, authorized or unauthorized, constitutes consent to monitoring of this system. Unauthorized use may subject you to criminal prosecution. Evidence of unauthorized use collected during monitoring may be used for administrative, criminal, or other adverse action. Use of this system constitutes consent to monitoring for these purposes.

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