Monday - September 28, 2020
Federal Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Sunday August 09, 2020 ( 8 items )  

Air University Teaches Space as a Warfighting Domain
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Aug. 5 -- Air University issued the following news: Air University is changing the way it educates about space. In all levels of professional military education and select professional continuing education curricula, the university will now be presenting space curriculum that is focused on developing joint-minded graduates who are prepared for joint, all-domain conflict, where the space domain is likely to be contested, degraded and operationally limited. The   more

Air University: Department of the Air Force Releases Support of Military Families Report
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Aug. 6 -- Air University issued the following news: Over the past two years, The Department of the Air Force collaborated with policy professionals and subject matter experts to develop quantitative criteria and analytic frameworks to assess states' support of military families. Specifically, they assessed licensure portability and pre-kindergarten through twelfth (PK-12) grade public education. Last week, the Department released the Support of Military Families  more

Army Space, Missile Defense Command Leader Gives Command Update During Virtual Symposium
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, Aug. 7 -- The Army Space and Missile Defense Command issued the following news: The leader of U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command explained to a virtual audience at the 23rd annual Space and Missile Defense Symposium that the command ensures space and missile defense for the nation. Lt. Gen. Daniel L. Karbler, USASMDC commanding general and commander of Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense, told those tuned in Aug. 4 that the comm  more

Community College of the Air Force Reveals Plans for New Degree Program
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Aug. 5 -- The U.S. Air Force 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 CC  more

Interior IG: Fish and Wildlife Service Grants Awarded in Alabama From 2016 to 2018 Under Wildlife & Sport Fish Restoration Program
WASHINGTON, July 30 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's Office of the Inspector General issued the following excerpts of a report (No. 2019-ER-053) entitled "Final Audit Report - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grants Awarded to the State of Alabama, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Marine Resources Division, From October 1, 2016, Through September 30, 2018, Under the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program": To: Aurelia Skipwith, Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Servic  more

U.S. Army Space, Missile Defense Command: RTS Operations Center-Huntsville Welcomes New Leader
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, Aug. 2 -- The Army Space and Missile Defense Command issued the following news: The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command welcomes a new leader who will command facilities located more than 7,000 miles away in the Pacific Ocean from the comfort of the Rocket City. Col. Eugene M. Poindexter, director, Ronald Reagan Test Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site, arrived at the RTS Operations Center-Huntsville, or ROC-H, in May and has since been leading his team, whic  more

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $8.8 Million in CARES Act Funding to Capitalize Revolving Loan Funds to Help Small Businesses Across Alabama Respond to Coronavirus
WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 -- The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration issued the following news release on Aug. 7: Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $8.8 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to capitalize and administer Revolving Loan Funds (RLFs) that will provide critical gap financing to small businesses and entrepreneurs that have been adversely affected by the   more

USNS Newport Completes Integrated Sea Trials
MOBILE, Alabama, Aug. 3 -- The Naval Sea Systems Command issued the following news: The U.S. Navy's twelfth Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) vessel, USNS Newport (EPF 12), successfully competed Integrated Sea Trials, July 30. Integrated Trials combine Builder's and Acceptance Trials, allowing for the shipyard to demonstrate to the Navy's Board of Inspection and Survey the operational capability and mission readiness of all the ship's systems during a single underway period. During trials, th  more