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Federal Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Sunday August 04, 2019 ( 9 items )  

Air Force Bowlers Capture Armed Forces Bowling Championship Titles
GREAT LAKES, Illinois, July 31 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: By Christopher Okula Despite taking a two pin loss to the Navy for the Women's Doubles crown, Air Force veteran bowler Maj. Danielle Crowder teamed with veteran Air Force bowler Staff Sgt. James McTaggart to capture the Mixed Doubles title at the Armed Forces Bowling Championship at Naval Station Great Lakes, July 23. Crowder, formerly of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations Judge Advocate General office  more

Alabama U.S. Attorney: Two Former Auburn Bank Employees Plead Guilty to Embezzling Funds
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, July 30 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama, Louis V. Franklin Sr., issued the following news release: Two people have pleaded guilty for their involvement in an embezzlement scheme involving Auburn Bank in Notasulga, Alabama, announced Louis V. Franklin, Sr., U.S Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama. Randi Lynn Carleton, 39, of Dadeville, Alabama, pleaded guilty today to embezzling bank funds, and Leslie Fountain, 34, of Notasulga, Alabama, ente  more

Auburn University to Receive $30,000 from Interior
WASHINGTON, July 30 - The U.S. Department of the Interior's U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it intends to award a $30,000 cooperative agreement to the Auburn University, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, of Alabama for forest management, assessment, inventory and applied silviculture activities in Southeast Region refuges. The funding opportunity number is F19AS00316 (CFDA 15.678). For more information, contact Kerri Heywood, 404/679-4066, kerri_heywood@fws.gov.  more

Department of Defense: General Officer Announcement
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 -- The U.S. Department of Defense issued the following news release: Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper announced today that the president has made the following nomination: Air Force Lt. Gen. Anthony J. Cotton for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, and assignment as deputy commander, Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. Cotton is currently serving as commander and president, Air University, Air Education and Training Command, Ma  more

Economic Development Administration: U.S. Department of Commerce Invests to Provide Critical Rail Infrastructure to Serve Industrial Site in Huntsville, Alabama
WASHINGTON, July 31 -- The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $4.1 million grant to the city of Huntsville, Alabama, to help construct a bridge to serve a major automotive manufacturer and provide opportunities for further industrial and commercial development adjacent to the site. This grant will be  more

Maxwell Air Force Base: JAG School is Making Room for More Students, New Team Members
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Aug. 2 -- The U.S. Air Force (42nd Air Base Wing) issued the following news: By Alexa Culbert Construction has gone underway for a 42,000 square foot addition to the Judge Advocate General's School here. The project is scheduled to finish in December 2020 and will be used to accommodate the school's growing student population and the Legal Information Services team. The two-story building will feature new classrooms, seminar rooms and offices for Legal Inform  more

Security Assistance Enterprise Honors Huther, Mays
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, Aug. 1 -- The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command issued the following news: The Security Assistance Command has honored its Employee of the Year and Supervisor of the Year. Scott Huther, who has since moved to another assignment as the Country Program Manager-Forward, Central Command in Tampa, Florida, received recognition as the 2018 USASAC Supervisor of the Year. Kimberly Mays, USASAC-New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, earned the 2018 Employee of the Year honors. Hu  more

Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $14.3 Million in Infrastructure Grants to Six Airports in Alabama
WASHINGTON, July 31 -- 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 $478 million in airport infrastructure grants, the fourth 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   more

U.S. Court of Federal Claims Issues Opinion, Order Involving Red Cedar Harmonia
WASHINGTON, July 31 -- The U.S. Court of Federal Claims issued the following opinion and order (Case No. 19-405C): (Filed Under Seal: July 23, 2019) (Reissued: July 31, 2019) RED CEDAR HARMONIA, LLC, Plaintiff, v. UNITED STATES, Defendant, and NEXTGEN FEDERAL SYSTEMS, LLC, Defendant-Intervenor. Post-award bid protest; propriety of the procuring agency's technical evaluation; claim of unequal treatment W. Brad English, Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C., Huntsville, Alabama, for plaintiff. Wit  more