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Federal Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Sunday August 11, 2019 ( 13 items )  

$150,000 Available in Cooperative Agreement for Law Enforcement Technology Assistance in Five States
WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance announced that it expects to award a cooperative agreement for law enforcement technology assistance in Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. The award ceiling for this funding opportunity is $150,000. The agency said the grant was associated with a) education, b) employment, labor and training, c) law, justice and legal services and d) science and technology and other research and development. Th  more

Air Force Chief of Staff Shares Insight, Expectations With Air University Students, Faculty
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Aug. 9 -- The U.S. Air Force (42nd Air Base Wing) issued the following news: By Alexa Culbert Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited the main Air University campus Aug. 7, 2019, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The purpose of his visit was to address the students of Air War College and Air Command Staff College as they begin their academic year, as well as speaking with the university's faculty on development and hear their questions and co  more

Air University Press Releases U.S. Air Force Journal of the Americas
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Aug. 5 -- The U.S. Air Force (42nd Air Base Wing) issued the following news: Air University Press announces the release of its new edition of the USAF Journal of the Americas. Published in Spanish, Portuguese and English--the three predominant languages of the continent--this journal is dedicated to stimulating professional dialogue on air and space power among the members of the armed forces of the Americas, historians, academic scholars and the general public  more

Air University's Squadron Officer School Revamps Think Tank Model, AI-Aided PCS Proposal Draws Attention
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Aug. 5 -- The U.S. Air Force Air Education and Training Command issued the following news: Faculty at Air University's Squadron Officer School have streamlined and updated a popular elective designed to challenge students to come up with creative solutions to some of the Air Force's nagging problems. The recently redesigned SOS Think Tank elective has already produced results that have caught the attention of senior Air Force leaders. The SOS Think Tank electi  more

Air University's Squadron Officer School Revamps Think Tank Model, Artificial Intelligence-Aided Permanent-Change-of-Station Proposal Draws Attention
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Aug. 5 -- The U.S. Air Force (42nd Air Base Wing) issued the following news: Faculty at Air University's Squadron Officer School have streamlined and updated a popular elective designed to challenge students to come up with creative solutions to some of the Air Force's nagging problems. The recently redesigned SOS Think Tank elective has already produced results that have caught the attention of senior Air Force leaders. The SOS Think Tank elective has been in  more

Ala. U.S. Attorney: Garnett James Lloyd, Jr. Sentenced to Five Years on Charge of Cyberstalking
MOBILE, Alabama, Aug. 6 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama, Richard W. Moore, issued the following news release: United States Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama announces that Garnett James Lloyd, Jr. age 48, of Morganton, North Carolina, was sentenced today after earlier pleading guilty to a count charging violation of 18 USC Section 2261A(2)(b), Cyberstalking. As part of his plea agreement, Lloyd admitted that he posed on Facebook as a young  more

Army Security Assistance Command: U.S. Sends 60 Training Helicopters to Colombia
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, Aug. 5 -- The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command issued the following news: By Debra Valine Fighting illegal drug trafficking is done to safeguard national security, and this fight is supported by security assistance programs executed for the Army by Security Assistance Command. USASAC has used one such program, Section 333, to transfer 60 TH-67 Training Bell Model helicopters to the Regional Helicopter Training Center in Melgar, Colombia. The helicopters had be  more

Army Space and Missile Defense Command: Survivors Can Now Help Catch Serial Offenders
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, Aug. 7 -- The Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command issued the following news: By Carrie David Campbell One in five women and one in 71 men will be raped at some point in their lives, and 63 percent of sexual assaults are not reported to police. In an effort to catch and stop serial sexual offenders, the Department of Defense has developed the Catch a Serial Offender, or CATCH, program to help identify repeat sexual assault suspects. T  more

Hunting Season: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Project Seeks Volunteers for Mobility-Impaired Hunters
MOBILE, Alabama, Aug. 6 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued the following news release: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District at Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Project seeks volunteers to participate in white-tailed deer hunts during the 2019-2020 hunting season. This is in support of mobility-impaired hunters at the Riverside Hunting Area located in Greene County, Alabama. Parties interested should contact wildlife biologists at the Tenn-Tom Waterway Project Management Office  more

Leader Gives Space and Missile Defense Update at Space and Missile Defense Symposium
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama, Aug. 8 -- The Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command issued the following news: By Jason Cutshaw The leader of U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command explained how the command is ensuring space and missile defense for the Soldier, the Army and the nation at the 22nd Space and Missile Defense Symposium in Huntsville, Aug. 6. Lt. Gen. James H. Dickinson, USASMDC commanding general, updated those in attendance on how the command is supporti  more

Maxwell's 42nd Medical Group Reorganizes to Improve Military Readiness, Beneficiary Health Care
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Aug. 6 -- The U.S. Air Force (42nd Air Base Wing) issued the following news: By Phil Berube The 42nd Medical Group reorganized and re-designated two of its squadrons as part of the Defense Department's transformation of the Military Health System. In a ceremony held Aug. 5, 2019, the 42nd Aerospace Medicine Squadron was re-designated the 42nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron, and the 42nd Medical Operations Squadron re-designated the 42nd Health Care O  more

Squadron Officer School Revamps Think Tank Model, AI-Aided PCS Proposal Draws Attention
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Aug. 6 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: Faculty at Air University's Squadron Officer School have streamlined and updated a popular elective designed to challenge students to come up with creative solutions to some of the Air Force's nagging problems. The recently redesigned SOS Think Tank elective has already produced results that have caught the attention of senior Air Force leaders. The SOS Think Tank elective has been in place since 2013. Ov  more

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers West Point Project Hunting Permits Now Available For Purchase
MOBILE, Alabama, Aug. 7 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued the following news release: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District at the West Point Project Management Office in West Point, Georgia announced Aug. 7, 2019 that permits and maps are now available for the 2019-2020 hunting season. A permit is required to hunt on lands managed by USACE at West Point Project. The permit fee is $25.00. "We encourage all hunters to examine the hunting maps and permits closely to ensure c  more