Information Requested
For more information on the details and background of this RFI, including the full list of questions for reference, please visit  

All public comments are welcome and should be submitted by August 5th, 2019 in order to ensure they are considered in the National Research Strategy. Further information can be found at

Response to this RFI is voluntary, and respondents need not reply to all questions listed. Each individual or institution is requested to submit only one response. Comments containing references, studies, research, and other empirical data that are not widely published should include copies or electronic links of the referenced materials. Comments containing profanity, vulgarity, threats, or other inappropriate language or content will not be considered.

All submissions, including attachments and other supporting materials, will become part of the public record and are subject to public disclosure, and responses to this RFI, without change, may be posted on a Federal website. Therefore, no business proprietary information, copyrighted information, or personally identifiable information should be submitted in response to this RFI. Please note that the U.S. Government will not pay for response preparation, or for the use of any information contained in the response.
How to Submit a Response
Submissions should be made using this web form, or via the email address listed below. The RFI consists of 21 questions (plus contact information questions). Respondents may answer any or all of the questions in their submission.

NOTE: This web form submits directly to the requesting agency and cannot save a draft or provide a confirmation/copy for your records. Please consider drafting your response in an alternative program before submitting if you would like to retain a copy for your records.

For Further Information
For further information, contact Tracie Lattimore at 202-456-4444. Emails may be addressed to Questions, comments or RFI submissions via email should include “RFI Response: National Research Strategy to Empower Veterans” in the subject line of the message.

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