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Federal Tipoffs Involving Kentucky Newsletter for Sunday August 04, 2019 ( 11 items )  

5th Regiment, Basic Camp Cadets Learn Fundamentals of Marksmanship
FORT KNOX, Kentucky, July 30 -- The U.S. Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps issued the following story: By Madison Thompson 5th Regiment, Basic Camp Cadets learned how to group and zero their M-4 rifles at Morgan Riley Range July 26 during Cadet Summer Training. "We started with grouping and zeroing. Grouping is just get all of your shots to be together in a little group -- hence grouping. Zeroing is just trying to get them as close to the center of the target as possible," explained Cadet  more

American Conservation Experience to Receive $30,340 from Interior
WASHINGTON, July 30 - The U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service announced that it intends to award a $30,340 cooperative agreement to the American Conservation Experience of Flagstaff, Arizona, for the increase of public education about bats and white nose syndrome at the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park in Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia. The agency description of the grant states: "The interns will shadow NPS interpreters, learn special skills, and gain real world ex  more

Army Recruiting Command: Recruiter of Recent Medal of Honor Recipient: Recruiters are the Army's Ambassadors to the Nation
FORT KNOX, Kentucky, July 29 -- The U.S. Army Recruiting Command issued the following news: By Amanda Surmeier and Maj. Jessica Rovero When he was selected for recruiting duty in 1997, he never imagined the impact it would have on the Army or himself. Gustavo Reina joined the Army in April 1991 as a unit supply specialist. He was looking for something different, a little excitement and opportunities for training and education; and the Army delivered. Reina ended up serving a full career wher  more

Conservation Legacy to Receive $56,000 from Interior
WASHINGTON, July 30 - The U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service announced that it intends to award a $56,000 cooperative agreement to the Conservation Legacy of Durango, Colorado, for interns in the areas of conservation, preservation and community engagement along the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail in Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Washington and West Virginia. The  more

FEMA: Public Facilities Now Eligible for Repair and Rebuilding Assistance in Hickman County
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 2 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency issued the following news release: Hickman County in Kentucky is now eligible to receive federal funding to supplement commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides from Feb. 6 - March 10, 2019. The Commonwealth and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations in the followi  more

Kentucky U.S. Attorney: Clinton County Doctor Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison For Illegally Prescribing Opioids
BOWLING GREEN, Kentucky, July 29 -- The office of the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky issued the following news release: * * * - Additionally, he was ordered to pay $400,000 fine and pay cost of incarceration * * * Dr. Michael Lee Cummings, 64, of Albany, Kentucky, was sentenced on July 24, 2019, to 30 months of prison, followed by three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a fine of $400,000, by District Court Judge Greg Stivers, First Assistant United States M  more

Kentucky U.S. Attorney: Former State Employee Charged With Mail Fraud, Identity Theft and Theft of Funds
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Aug. 2 -- The office of the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky issued the following news release: A Federal grand jury sitting in Lexington has indicted a former employee of the Kentucky Commission (now Office) for Children With Special Health Care Needs, on charges arising from allegations of theft from that agency. Diana Baker, 53, of Louisville, was charged with one count of mail fraud, one count of aggravated identity theft, and four counts of theft from  more

New TRADOC Commanding General Visits 3rd Recruiting Brigade (Marauders) at Fort Knox
FORT KNOX, Kentucky, Aug. 1 -- The U.S. Army Recruiting Command issued the following news: By Dann Reynolds The 3rd Recruiting Brigade Commander Col. Eric Lopez briefed the new commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Gen. Paul E. Funk II, in the briefing room at U.S. army Recruiting Command headquarters, Fort Knox, Kentucky, on July 31. While standing on a floor map of the 3rd Brigade footprint, Lopez highlighted challenges the team faces, his vision and successes of the  more

Sergeant Major Troy E. Black Becomes the 19th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps
WASHINGTON, July 26 -- The U.S. Marine Corps issued the following news release: Sergeant Major Troy E. Black received the Sword of Office from Sergeant Major Ronald L. Green during a Relief and Appointment ceremony at Marine Barracks Washington, July 26, signifying his new position as the 19th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps. Black, a Louisville, Kentucky native and 31-year Marine veteran, assumes responsibility as the senior ranking enlisted Marine in the Corps. "I am proud of our Corps a  more

Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $8.7 Million in Infrastructure Grants to Four Airports in Kentucky
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

University of Kentucky to Receive $41,101 from Interior
WASHINGTON, July 31 - The U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service announced that it intends to award a $41,101 cooperative agreement to the University of Kentucky for the development of a groundwater management tool for the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. The agency description of the grant states: "This project will work to finalize data management protocols for caves and hydrology at Grand Canyon National Park. The project will then create a scientifically defensible pl  more