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Federal Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Sunday July 14, 2019 ( 11 items )  

Air University Hosts Air Force IT and Cyberpower Education and Training Event, Focus on Multi-Domain Operations
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, July 9 -- The U.S. Air Force (42nd Air Base Wing) issued the following news: By Phil Berube Senior Air Force leaders and notable industry experts headline the 2019 Air Force IT and Cyberpower Education and Training Event, Aug. 26-28, in Montgomery, Alabama. Hosted by Air University and themed "Cyberpower: Critical to Multi-Domain Operations," the emphasis of this year's AFITC will be on education and training in the realm of multi-domain command and control.   more

Alabama U.S. Attorney's Office, BATF Provided Law Enforcement Training on Project Safe Neighborhoods, P3 Program
FLORENCE, Alabama, July 11 -- The office of the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama issued the following news release: Alabama law enforcement officers from seven counties across the Northern District of Alabama attended training in Florence on Wednesday. The training was conducted by the U.S. Attorney's Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, and Explosives on prosecution of cases involving firearms and drugs in federal and state court, constitutional protections  more

Command of Mission and Installation Contracting Command Changes Hands
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas, July 9 -- The U.S. Army Special Operations Command issued the following news: By Daniel P. Elkins Military officials, civic leaders, families and friends joined members of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command in welcoming their new commander July 9 during a change-of-command ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Brig. Gen. Christine Beeler assumed command from Brig. Gen. Bill Boruff in a ceremony officiated by M  more

Conservation Legacy to Receive $100,800 from Interior
WASHINGTON, July 9 - The U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service announced that it intends to award a $100,800 cooperative agreement to the Conservation Legacy of Durango, Colorado, for the rehabilitation of the Rocky Springs and Yockanookany sections of the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. The agency description of the grant states: "This project is to support and stimulate work and/or education and training opportunities for youth and   more

Maxwell Air Force Base: Air University Press Releases Book on Secret War in Laos
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, July 9 -- The U.S. Air Force (42nd Air Base Wing) issued the following news: Air University Press's latest book release is Special Air Warfare and the Secret War in Laos: Air Commandos 1964-1975 by retired Army Col. Joseph D. Celeski. Through extensive research and interviews with veterans who were there, Celeski captures the story of special air warfare and the Air Commandos in Laos during what had been a U.S. government secret war. He sheds light on the invo  more

Maxwell Air Force Base: Public Education Options Continue to Expand Around Air University
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, July 10 -- The U.S. Air Force (42nd Air Base Wing) issued the following news: Air University and organizations across the River Region have made strides to improve public education options for military-affiliated children. Recent changes made by local districts and the Department of Defense have expanded eligibility, while national organizations have focused attention on regional efforts. Air Force and Department of Defense Education Activity officials recentl  more

Security Enterprise Developing Future Workforce
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, July 10 -- The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command issued the following news: By Nick Valentin Workforce development is a necessity, according to Jason Richardson, Security Assistance Command training management specialist. Like many organizations, USASAC is developing its next generation workforce. Many of the people with more than 30 years of experience working security assistance and foreign military sales are retiring or considering it. "We make sure that we   more

Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $1.9 Million in Infrastructure Grants to Four Airports in Alabama
WASHINGTON, July 9 -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration issued the following news release: U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $477 million in airport infrastructure grants, the third allotment of the total $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for airports across the United States. "This significant investment in airport improvements in Al  more

U.S. Africa Command: Exercise Upward Minuteman Begins in Botswana
STUTTGART-MOEHRINGEN, Germany, July 8 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Africa Command issued the following news: Approximately 200 personnel from the North Carolina and Alabama National Guards and over 300 Botswana Defence Force service members are participating in exercise Upward Minuteman 2019, July 7 - 21, 2019 at Thebaphatswa Air Base in Botswana. Upward Minuteman 2019 is a U.S. Africa Command exercise promoting the U.S. National Guard's State Partnership Programs on the African Contine  more

U.S. Air Force: Instructor Duty - Times are Changing
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, July 8 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following commentary: By Dan Hochhalter Thick skin. Selfless perspective. Fearless leadership. When asked what I wanted my officer trainees to leave Officer Training School with, these three concepts defined my expectations. However, I have realized over the past year as an OTS instructor that these are the same characteristics I am developing alongside the trainees. I have changed as a commissioned officer, OTS has chan  more

White House: Four Nominations Sent to the Senate
WASHINGTON, July 8 -- The White House issued the following news release: NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE: R. Austin Huffaker, Jr., of Alabama, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Alabama, vice W. Keith Watkins, retired. Yuri Kim, of Guam, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Albania. Kerry Lee Pettingill, of Oklahoma, to be United States  more