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Federal Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday June 23, 2019 ( 21 items )  

Air Force Life Cycle Management: Simulators Division Seeking Proposals From Small Businesses
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, June 17 -- The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate issued the following news: By Brian Brackens In an effort to advance and improve Air Force simulators, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's Simulators Division is seeking proposals from small businesses. The division is asking small businesses to "pitch" how they can help the Air Force in certain areas or topics including by not limited to the following:   more

Air Force Research Laboratory Engineer Earns American Society of Mechanical Engineers Fellow Honor
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, June 19 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: By Jill Bohn Dr. Carl Tilmann, Principal Scientist with the Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate, Aerospace Vehicles Division, has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Designation as an ASME Fellow recognizes "exceptional engineering achievements and contributions to the engineering profession." The title of Fellow has been awarded to on  more

Air Force Research Laboratory Produces Lighter, Thinner Transparent Armor
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, June 17 -- The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate issued the following news: By Donna Lindner Transparent aluminum, a technology first suggested in the science fiction film "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home," is now a reality. With a growing need in the Department of Defense for transparent armor for personnel protection and infrared windows for reconnaissance applications, the Air Force Research Laboratory along wi  more

Air Force Research Laboratory XQ-58A UAV Completes Second Successful Flight
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, June 17 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator, a low-cost unmanned air vehicle, successfully completed all test objectives during a 71-minute flight, June 11, at Yuma Proving Grounds, Arizona. The test marked the second successful flight for the aircraft this year. The inaugural 72-minute flight was recorded in March. The Air Force Research Laboratory developed the low-cost unmanned air vehicle together with Kr  more

Air Force Research Laboratory XQ-58A UAV Completes Second Successful Flight
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, June 17 -- The U.S. Air Force (88th Air Base Wing) issued the following news: The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator, a low-cost unmanned air vehicle, successfully completed all test objectives during a 71-minute flight on June 11, 2019, at Yuma Proving Grounds, Arizona. The test marked the second successful flight for the aircraft this year. The inaugural 72-minute flight was recorded in March. The Air Force Research Laboratory developed the low-cost unmanned  more

Air Force Research Laboratory's Gaming Research Lab Relocates, Partners With Dayton Regional STEM School
KETTERING, Ohio, June 17 -- The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate: By Gina Marie Giardina The Air Force Research Laboratory's Gaming Research Integration for Learning Laboratory (GRILL) celebrated not only its new location, but also a new partnership with the Dayton Regional STEM School (DRSS) in a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 7. The GRILL's new space is part of the local STEM school's 30,000 square foot expansion, which also includes five classrooms  more

Air Force Research Laboratory: 711th Human Performance Wing Welcomes New Commander
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, June 22 -- The Air Force Research Laboratory's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate issued the following news: By Gina Marie Giardina Brig. Gen. (Dr.) James H. Dienst assumed command of the Air Force Research Laboratory's 711th Human Performance Wing June 21, 2019, in a change of command ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Air Force here. "I'm very excited about leading the 711th Human Performance Wing in AFRL," Dienst said. "We have   more

Day Takes Charge of DLA Logistics Operations
WASHINGTON, June 17 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency issued the following news: Air Force Maj. Gen. Allan E. Day assumed the role as director of Defense Logistics Agency Logistics Operations June 17. He replaced Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark Johnson. Day previously served as the director of logistics, civil engineering, force protection and nuclear integration at Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. This is the second time Day   more

Day Takes Charge of DLA Logistics Operations
RICHMOND, Virginia, June 18 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency issued the following news: Air Force Maj. Gen. Allan E. Day assumed the role as director of Defense Logistics Agency Logistics Operations June 17. He replaced Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark Johnson. Day previously served as the director of logistics, civil engineering, force protection and nuclear integration at Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. This is the second t  more

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency: Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Woods, R.)
WASHINGTON, June 21 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency issued the following news release: The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Pfc. Roger L. Woods, 18, of Cincinnati, Ohio, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on May 21, 2019. (This identification was initially published on May 23, 2019.) In the summer of 1950, Woods was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Regiment, fighting  more

Department of Labor Cites Ohio Aluminum Can Manufacturer After Employee Suffers Broken Arm When Caught in Machine
NAPOLEON, Ohio, June 19 -- 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 Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corp. after an employee suffered a broken arm while servicing a machine at its Napoleon, Ohio, facility. The company faces proposed penalties of $106,080 for one repeat and three serious safety violations. OSHA's investigation found   more

DLA Land and Maritime Commander Hosts Industry Leaders for Strategic Supply Chain Discussions
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 21 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency issued the following news: By Michael Jones Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer and members of his leadership team hosted key decision makers from eight of Land and Maritime's Strategic Supplier Alliance partners June 18 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus. SSAs are proven partners who're committed to working with Land and Maritime to provide superior logistics sup  more

Federal Aid Programs for the State of Ohio
WASHINGTON, June 18 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency issued the following news release: Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of Ohio. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required: * Rental payments for temporary housing for those whose homes are unlivable. Initial assis  more

HHS: Ideas From the Field - A Case Study of the Healthy Visions Program
WASHINGTON, June 17 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families' Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation issued the following report entitled "Ideas from the Field: A Case Study of the Healthy Visions Program": Introduction This brief spotlights Healthy Visions, a Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) grantee in Cincinnati, Ohio. Healthy Visions, like other SRAE grant-funded programs, aims to teach adolescents to avoid sexual activity whil  more

Ohio U.S. Attorney: Former Police Officer Sentenced to Prison for Using Unreasonable Force
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 19 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, Benjamin C. Glassman, issued the following news release: A former Franklin Township police officer was sentenced in U.S. District Court today for using excessive force as a law enforcement officer. Robert Wells, 49, of Pataskala, Ohio, was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison for one count of deprivation of rights under color of law. Wells was also sentenced to three years of supervised release. Benjamin C  more

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Ohio
WASHINGTON, June 18 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency issued the following news release: FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Ohio to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, flooding, and landslides beginning on May 27 - 29, 2019. The President's action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Auglaize,   more

Tyndall Air Force Base: Total Force Integration Through Communication
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Florida, June 21 -- The U.S. Air Force (325th Fighter Wing) issued the following news: By Anthony Nin Leclerec U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 178th Wing Communications Flight, Ohio Air National Guard, came to Tyndall Air Force Base to assist the 325th Communications Squadron with restoring vital base communications infrastructure and services from June 3-20, 2019. "This was a truly unique opportunity for our Airmen to come together and demonstrate Total Force Integrati  more

U.S. Air Force: New Course Aims to Transform Air Force Acquisition
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, June 18 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: By Brian Brackens Improving the integration between the Air Force acquisition community and members of the operational community is one of the goals of the Air Force Materiel Command-sponsored Advanced Acquisition Course, the inaugural cohort for which is scheduled to start in July. During the initial course, which will serve as a validation, the students along with other acquisition experts will c  more

U.S. Air Force: Simulators Division Seeking Proposals From Small Businesses
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, June 21 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: By Brian Brackens In an effort to advance and improve Air Force simulators, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's Simulators Division is seeking proposals from small businesses. The division is asking small businesses to "pitch" how they can help the Air Force in certain areas or topics including, but not limited to, the following: * High-end weather effects within Simulator Gaming Environm  more

Views From the Fishbowl - Getting to Know the New Air Force Materiel Command Commander
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, June 21 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: By Marisa Alia-Novobilski The first thing that Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr. placed on his desk when he arrived at the Air Force Materiel Command headquarters was not a nameplate, laptop or a to-do list for his first few days in office. Rather, it was a clear glass fishbowl containing a single orange goldfish with wide eyes staring out into the space. "It's my reminder that as the commander, I live in   more

Virginia U.S. Attorney: Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding State and Local Governments
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, June 17 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, G. Zachary Terwilliger, issued the following news release: A Ohio man pleaded guilty today to conspiring to defraud state and local governments of millions of dollars. According to court documents, Robert Mutua Muli, 59, of Carrollton, conspired with others to defraud state and local governments by fraudulently pretending to be legitimate government vendors. Using sham email addresses, the conspirators se  more