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Federal Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Sunday June 14, 2020 ( 8 items )  

AFIT's Center for Space Research, Assurance Achieves Historic Milestones With DL Classes, International Student Internship During COVID-19 Constraints
MAXWELL AFB, Alabama, June 13 -- The U.S. Air Force's 42nd Air Base Wing issued the following news: The COVID-19 restrictions have brought many changes and challenges for the students, faculty and staff of the Air Force Institute of Technology's Center for Space Research and Assurance. One immediate challenge was switching all in-person classes to distance learning; something that has never been implemented before in the history of the Center. Through the use of Microsoft Teams 365, professor  more

Air University: Air Force Releases JADO Doctrine
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, June 9 -- Air University issued the following news: The Department of the Air Force released the service's first doctrine annex on Joint All-Domain Operations June 1, outlining how the service expects to maintain the competitive advantage. Annex 3-1, Department of the Air Force role in JADO, builds on the doctrine note signed by Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen David Goldfein in March and the direction to deter and defeat adversaries from the National Defense Strategy.   more

Ala. U.S. Attorney: Montgomery Woman Receives 15-Month Sentence After Stealing Approximately $250,000 From Retired Educators Association
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, June 12 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama, Louis V. Franklin Sr., issued the following news release: On Tuesday, June 9, 2020, a Montgomery, Alabama resident, Vicki Lott Rohan, 56, received a 15-month sentence for committing wire fraud, announced United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr. and FBI Special Agent in Charge James Jewell. The sentence and conviction were the results of Rohan embezzling, over a seven-year period, approximately $250,000.00  more

Army Medicine: Fort Rucker's Lyster Army Health Clinic Welcomes New Commander
FORT RUCKER, Alabama, June 12 -- The U.S. Army Medicine issued the following news: Lt. Col. Danielle Rodondi assumed command of the Lyster Army Health Clinic from Col. Jimmie Tolvert during a change of command ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum June 8. Due to COVID-19 restrictions on large gatherings, the ceremony was live-streamed for guests and community members to watch. Brig. Gen. Michael Place, U.S. Army Regional Health Command-Atlantic commanding general, was host for the ceremony  more

Army News Service Begins Testing Advanced Seeker for Precision Strike Missile
WASHINGTON, June 9 -- The U.S. Army News Service issued the following news: The Army has successfully completed its first open-air testing of an advanced multi-mode seeker, an upgrade to the Precision Strike Missile system. During a two-day test period June 2-3 at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, research teams operated the seeker at 50 percent capacity while tracking moving targets. The seeker was designed to allow an upgraded "Spiral One" missile to acquire targets on both land and sea. Scientist  more

Army Space, Missile Defense Command: Civilian Training Continues During Pandemic
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, June 9 -- The Army Space and Missile Defense Command issued the following news: Though the coronavirus has caused unexpected obstacles and modifications to the daily work routine of Army personnel, Army missions, specifically the training and professional development of its civilian workforce, continue no matter what says one senior workforce analyst. Harold De Berry, Civilian Workforce Development Division, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, said workforce  more

Maxwell AFB: Air Force Releases JADO Doctrine
MAXWELL AFB, Alabama, June 9 -- The U.S. Air Force's 42nd Air Base Wing issued the following news: The Department of the Air Force released the service's first doctrine annex on Joint All-Domain Operations June 1, outlining how the service expects to maintain the competitive advantage. Annex 3-1, Department of the Air Force role in JADO, builds on the doctrine note signed by Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen David Goldfein in March and the direction to deter and defeat adversaries from the N  more

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Roofing Contractor After Employee Suffers Fatal Fall at Alabama Worksite
MOBILE, Alabama, June 12 -- The U.S. Department of Labor issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited roofing contractor Elmer Julio Perez - operating as Julio Perez - for failing to protect employees from fall hazards after a worker fatally fell from a residential roof at a Mobile, Alabama, worksite. The company faces $138,118 in penalties. OSHA cited the employer for failing to ensure that employees used fall  more