Active Duty Spouse Survey

ICR 202309-0704-003

OMB: 0704-0604

Federal Form Document

Forms and Documents
Supporting Statement A
Supplementary Document
Supplementary Document
Supporting Statement B
IC Document Collections
ICR Details
0704-0604 202309-0704-003
Received in OIRA 202108-0704-001
Active Duty Spouse Survey
Revision of a currently approved collection   No
Regular 09/12/2023
  Requested Previously Approved
36 Months From Approved 09/30/2024
40,540 72,700
7,094 7,955
212,548 238,523

The Active Duty Spouse Survey (ADSS) is the primary source for reliable and generalizable data on the effects of military life on military spouses and their families and the effectiveness of current programs and policies related to military families. The survey is designed to enhance understanding of how spouse and family resilience impact force readiness and retention and is also an indicator informing the effectiveness of programs and policies under the purview of DoD’s Military Community and Family Policy (MC&FP) Department.

US Code: 10 USC 1782 Name of Law: Surveys of Military Families
   US Code: 10 USC 2358 Name of Law: Research and Development Projects
   US Code: 10 USC 136 Name of Law: Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness
   US Code: 37 USC 1008b Name of Law: Presidential recommendations concerning adjustments and changes in pay and allowances

Not associated with rulemaking

  88 FR 29103 05/05/2023
88 FR 62351 09/11/2023

IC Title Form No. Form Name
Active Duty Spouse Survey
Phone Reminder Survey
Survey of Active Duty Spouses – Supplemental Survey

  Total Request Previously Approved Change Due to New Statute Change Due to Agency Discretion Change Due to Adjustment in Estimate Change Due to Potential Violation of the PRA
Annual Number of Responses 40,540 72,700 0 -32,160 0 0
Annual Time Burden (Hours) 7,094 7,955 0 -861 0 0
Annual Cost Burden (Dollars) 212,548 238,523 0 -25,975 0 0
Miscellaneous Actions
Miscellaneous Actions
The overall burden has decreased due to the adjusted number of responses collected from the 2021 ADSS.

Yes Part B of Supporting Statement
LaTarsha Yeargins 571 372-2089 [email protected]


On behalf of this Federal agency, I certify that the collection of information encompassed by this request complies with 5 CFR 1320.9 and the related provisions of 5 CFR 1320.8(b)(3).
The following is a summary of the topics, regarding the proposed collection of information, that the certification covers:
    (i) Why the information is being collected;
    (ii) Use of information;
    (iii) Burden estimate;
    (iv) Nature of response (voluntary, required for a benefit, or mandatory);
    (v) Nature and extent of confidentiality; and
    (vi) Need to display currently valid OMB control number;
If you are unable to certify compliance with any of these provisions, identify the item by leaving the box unchecked and explain the reason in the Supporting Statement.

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