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Federal Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Sunday August 02, 2020 ( 7 items )  

Air University: Community College of the Air Force Reveals Plans for New Degree Program
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, July 30 -- Air University issued the following news: The Community College of the Air Force announced plans for a new degree program slated for launch in 2021. The new Associate of Applied Science in Military Technology and Applied Sciences Management degree is a flexible alternative for enlisted personnel serving in Air Force specialties lacking enough formal skills training to meet current degree program requirements, said Dr. Hank Dasinger, the dean of CCAF.  more

Ala. U.S. Attorney: Former Employee of Birmingham Area Psychology Clinic Pleads Guilty to Defrauding State Medicaid Agency
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, July 31 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, Prim F. Escalona, issued the following news release: A former Birmingham area psychology clinic that defrauded the Alabama Medicaid Agency of at least $1.5 million by billing for counseling services that were never provided pled guilty, announced U.S. Attorney Prim Escalona, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services -OIG Special Agent in Charge Derrick Jackson.   more

Army Space, Missile Defense Command Develops Cutting-Edge Technology to Support Warfighters
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, July 31 -- The Army Space and Missile Defense Command issued the following news: For the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, defending the high ground begins in research laboratories where engineers and scientists work on cutting-edge technology. Employees of USASMDC's Technical Center develop new technologies that enable warfighter dominance. Their efforts include science and technology and research and development in the fields of directed energy, high ene  more

Army Space, Missile Defense Command Senior Enlisted Leader Recognizes Outstanding Soldiers
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, July 31 -- The Army Space and Missile Defense Command issued the following news: The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Army operations, driving change throughout the force to ensure missions continue and to prioritize team members' safety, and for many Army employees, this meant stepping up, taking on new roles or putting in extra hours to address impacts. Command Sgt. Maj. Finis A. Dodson, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command command sergeant major, is recognizi  more

Maxwell-Gunter Public Health Emergency Extended
MAXWELL AFB, Alabama, July 27 -- Air University issued the following news: Col. Patrick Carley, 42nd Air Base Wing commander, extended the Public Health Emergency for Maxwell Air Force Base and Gunter Annex. Maxwell-Gunter remains at Health Protection Condition Charlie (HPCON-C) per alignment with DoD guidelines and local evaluations. Department of the Air Force and Department of Defense guidance directs that installation commanders review the public health situation every 90 days after declar  more

U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command Emphasizes Importance of Cost Management
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, July 31 -- The Army Space and Missile Defense Command issued the following news: The COVID-19 pandemic has caused uncertainty in many aspects of daily operations and future planning, including financial uncertainty, but the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command's G-8 team has reduced that uncertainty by creating a resource that provides tools and methodologies for units and directorates to maximize their capabilities. Col. Samuel B. Glover, Resource Management   more

U.S. Army Space, Missile Defense Command Exceeds Retention Goal Through Communication, Teamwork
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, July 31 -- The Army Space and Missile Defense Command issued the following news: The U.S. Army sets retention goals for its organizations each year, and this year the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command not only met, but exceeded its designated goal. Master Sgt. Jose G. Cruz, retention officer, USASMDC, said the command was able to exceed their retention goal this fiscal year through teamwork and open communication with Soldiers. "Our over production on rete  more