Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 112 Part 3.djvu/304

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112 STAT. 2134 PUBLIC LAW 105-261—OCT. 17, 1998 (1) An assessment of whether the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Joint Staff should have more direct involvement in the investigation of military aviation accidents. (2) The advisability of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Staff, or another Department of Defense entity independent of the military departments supervising the conduct of aviation accident investigations. (3) An assessment of the minimum training and experience required for aviation accident investigation board presidents and board members. (4) An assessment whether or not the procedures for sharing the results of military aviation accident investigations among the military departments should be improved. (5) An assessment of the advisability of centralized training and instruction for military aircraft accident investigators. 10 USC 2254 (c) UNIFORM REGULATIONS FOR PROVISION OF ACCIDENT INVES- note. TIGATION UPDATE INFORMATION. —The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe regulations, which shall be applied uniformly across the Department of Defense, establishing procedures by which the military departments shall provide to the family members of any person involved in a military aviation accident periodic update reports on the conduct and progress of investigations into the accident. SEC. 1066. INVESTIGATION OF ACTIONS RELATING TO 174TH FIGHTER WING OF NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD. (a) INVESTIGATION. —The Inspector General of the Department of Defense shall conduct a new investigation into the circumstances that led to the December 1, 1995, grounding of the 174th Fighter Wing of the New York Air National Guard. The investigation shall review those circumstances, examine the administrative and disciplinary actions taken against members of that wing, and determine whether those administrative and disciplinary measures were appropriate. Deadline. (b) REPORT. —Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Inspector General shall submit to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on National Security of the House of Representatives a report describing the results of the investigation under subsection (a). SEC. 1067. PROGRAM TO COMMEMORATE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE KOREAN WAR. (a) LIMITATION ON EXPENDITURES.—Subsection (f) of section 1083 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998 (Public Law 105-85; 111 Stat. 1918; 10 U.S.C. 113 note) is amended to read as follows: "(f) LIMITATION ON EXPENDITURES. —The total amount expended by the Department of Defense to carry out the commemorative program for fiscal year 1999 may not exceed $1,820,000.". 10 USC 113 note. (b) REDESIGNATION OF COMMEMORATION ACCOUNT.— The account in the Treasury known as the "Department of Defense Korean Conflict Commemoration Account" is redesignated as the "Department of Defense Korean War Commemoration Account". 10 USC 113 note. (c) OTHER REFERENCES TO KOREAN WAR. —Such Section is further amended— (1) in the section heading, by striking out "KOREAN CON- FLICT" and inserting in lieu thereof "KOREAN WAR"; (2) by striking out "Korean conflict" each place it appears and inserting in lieu thereof "Korean War";