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Federal Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Monday June 24, 2019 ( 7 items )  

$1.5 Million Available in Cooperative Agreements for Natural Resource Conservation in Alabama
WASHINGTON, June 20 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service announced that it expects to award up to 10 cooperative agreements for natural resource conservation in Alabama. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $1,488,400 with a ceiling of $50,000 for each award in the program. The agency said the grant was associated with natural resources. The funding is open to state, county, city, township and special district governments; indepen  more

Army Security Assistance Command Enterprise Builds Toward Readiness
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, June 19 -- The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command issued the following news: By Richard Bumgardner Building partner capability and being accountable to ensuring Army readiness were the overriding messages from Army Materiel Command's Gen. Gus Perna during a July 16, 2018, change of command that welcomed Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Drushal as the commander of the Security Assistance Command. Now almost a year later, during a USASAC/AMC Quarterly Update, Drushal and his staf  more

Army Security Assistance Command: Brigade-Level Subordinate Command Sees Leadership Change
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, June 17 -- The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command issued the following news: By Debra Valine The Security Assistance Training Management Organization will conduct an awards ceremony and a relinquishment of command ceremony Friday at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Col. Eric Flesch, the SATMO commander since July 2017, is leaving to become the brigade commander at the 165th Infantry Brigade in Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Prior to becoming the SATMO commander, Flesc  more

Army Space and Missile Defense Command: World War II Army History Going to Space
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, June 19 -- The Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command issued the following news: By Ronald Bailey U.S. Army astronaut Col. Andrew Morgan will not only make history in space, but take a piece of World War II Army history to space with him. Morgan, the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Astronaut Detachment commander, received the artifact from Paul Morando, chief, Exhibits Division for the Nationa  more

Department of Labor Cites Alabama Auto Parts Manufacturer and Staffing Agencies for Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards
AUBURN, Alabama, June 18 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited automobile parts manufacturer Donghee Alabama LLC and two staffing agencies - J & C Enterprise LLC and Jian Enterprise LLC - for exposing employees to safety hazards at its facility in Auburn, Alabama. The companies collectively face $145,438 in penalties. OSHA ci  more

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory: A Bumper Crop of Undergraduate Students Attends Annual Plasma Workshop Kicking Off Summer Internship Programs
WASHINGTON, June 20 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory issued the following news release: The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) hosted its largest group of undergraduate students ever for the annual undergraduate plasma workshop June 10 to 14 with more than 60 physics and engineering students coming from as far away as South Dakota, Washington, and Puerto Rico for the intensive, one-week course in plasma physics. The students included four interns   more

U.S. Army Soldier Will Return to Earth After 204-Day Mission Aboard the International Space Station
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, June 21 -- The Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command issued the following news: By Ronald Bailey U.S. Army Lt. Col. Anne C. McClain will depart from the International Space Station to return to earth aboard a Soyuz "Union" MS-11 spacecraft June 24 at 7:25 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, following her 204-day mission with Expeditions 58 and 59, conducting technical and research tasks. "Army astronauts have a very proud legacy in the astrona  more