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U.S. Forest Service Welcomes Spring Visitors
GAINESVILLE, Georgia, March 22 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's U.S. Forest Service unit - Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest - issued the following news release:

U.S. Forest Service managers on the Chattahoochee and Oconee National Forests anticipate a busy season as the majority of recreation sites have reopened to visitors after being closed for the winter. Visitors may notice improvements to many sites thanks to the work of volunteers and recreation enhancement fees.

"After the long wet winter, people like to get out and enjoy the woods again, and we've been working hard to get our ... Show Full Article

OK 15668-02 One Month Left to Apply for SBA Disaster Loans
SACRAMENTO, California, March 22 -- The Small Business Administration's Office of Disaster Assistance issued the following news release:

Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration's Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded small nonfarm businesses in four Oklahoma counties and neighboring counties in Texas of the April 22, 2019, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury. These low-interest loans are to offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by the drought in the following primary county that began Aug. 7, 2018.

Primary ... Show Full Article

Mobile Food Cart Brings Healthy Eating Habits to Thunderbolts
LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Arizona, March 22 -- The U.S. Air Force's 56th Fighter Wing issued the following news:

By Airman 1st Class Zoie Cox

Public Affairs

Thanks to the 56th Medical Group Health Promotions office, along with support from members of the 56th Fighter Wing Community Action Team, an interactive mobile culinary cart program is being finalized and scheduled to be up and running summer of 2019!

The mobile food cart program is a way to get Airmen involved in preparing simple, nutritious recipes that are budget friendly. With only being the size of an average kitchen island, what makes ... Show Full Article

McKees Rocks Man Sentenced for Role in Marriage Scam
WASHINGTON, March 22 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued the following news release:

A resident of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to one year of probation on his conviction of conspiracy to defraud the United States and to commit offenses against the United States, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

Senior United States District Judge Donetta Ambrose imposed sentence on Norman Lee McCullough, 55, of McKees Rocks, PA.

In connection with sentencing, the court was advised that from ... Show Full Article

FCC Issues Order on Cellular Service Rules
WASHINGTON, March 22 -- The Federal Communications Commission issued the following order on consideration (WT Docket No. 12-40, RM No. 11510, RM No. 11660, 10-112 and 16-138):

In the Matter of Amendment of Parts 1 and 22 of the Commission's Rules with Regard to the Cellular Service, Including Changes in Licensing of Unserved Area

Amendment of the Commission's Rules with Regard to Relocation of Part 24 to Part 27

Interim Restrictions and Procedures for Cellular Service Applications

Amendment of Parts 0, 1, and 22 of the Commission's Rules with Regard to Frequency Coordination for the Cellular ... Show Full Article

Be Careful What You Wish for
MONTEREY, California, March 22 -- The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center issued the following news:

By Natela Cutter

Be careful what you wish for if you're a Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center graduate! You could easily end up catapulted into a world crisis where leaders are clinging to your every word, making crucial national security decisions based upon the information you provide them.

Such is the story of three Persian Farsi language graduates who in the summer of 1978 found themselves working on one of the most historically important political turning points ... Show Full Article

AFW2 Announces 2019 Warrior Games Team
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas, March 22 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news:

By Shawn Sprayberry

Air Force Wounded Warrior Program

The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program, or AFW2, is proud to announce the 2019 Air Force Warrior Games team. A team of coaches and staff selected 40 primary and ten alternates at the 6th Annual Air Force Trials at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, March 7th. The 40-person team will go on to compete at the Department of Defense Warrior Games in Tampa, Florida, June 21-30.

The DoD Warrior Games is a Paralympic-style competitive event featuring 11 ... Show Full Article