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Federal Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday August 18, 2019 ( 13 items )  

Air Force Base Marathon Joins United Nations for Climate Action
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 12 -- The U.S. Air Force Wright-Patterson Air Force Base issued the following news: By Stacey Geiger Taking another step further to minimize waste and improve conservation, the Air Force Marathon office has signed on to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. "Continuing our efforts to make a difference in the environment and community, we have signed on with other sports entities to the United Nations Framework Convention on Clim  more

Air Force Research Laboratory Licenses Second Technology to Local Firm
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 14 -- The Air Force Research Laboratory's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate issued the following news: By Donna Lindner Battle Sight Technologies has acquired a second patent license related to infrared materials as signaling tools for nighttime military operations. A year ago, Dr. Larry Brott of the Air Force Research Laboratory, along with his co-inventors, licensed a technology to BST for a pressure-activated marker that allows troops to co  more

Air Force Research Laboratory Licenses Second Technology to Local Firm
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 15 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: By Donna Lindner A year ago, Dr. Larry Brott of the Air Force Research Laboratory, along with his co-inventors, licensed a technology for a pressure-activated marker that allows troops to communicate with written messages in low or no-light conditions, with or without night vision devices. This marker, along with a second patent by Brott and his team involving infrared phosphor technology, has rece  more

Air Force Research Laboratory Successfully Conducts First Flight of ROBOpilot Unmanned Air Platform
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 15 -- The U.S. Air Force (88th Air Base Wing) issued the following news: The Air Force Research Laboratory and DZYNE Technologies Incorporated successfully completed a two-hour initial flight of a revolutionary Robotic Pilot Unmanned Conversion Program called ROBOpilot Aug. 9 at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah. "This flight test is a testament to AFRL's ability to rapidly innovate technology from concept to application in a safe build up approach while  more

DLA Land and Maritime Successfully Completes Week Long Agency Management Review
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 15 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency issued the following news: By James Harless A team of more than 30 subject matter experts completed an intensive, week long internal review at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime at Defense Supply Center Columbus' to identify best practices to apply across the agency. DLA Land and Maritime senior leadership sitting at a large conference table. Senior Leadership from DLA Land and Maritime gather in  more

DLA: OSHA Safe + Sound Campaign Held at Defense Supply Center Columbus
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 16 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency issued the following news: The Safety and Occupational Health Division hosted an interactive, informational fair Aug. 14 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus to raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs as part of a nationwide campaign. Man sitting at a game console that simulates the effects of impaired driving. A Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associate, tests  more

Justice Department-U.S. Marshals, NCMEC Team Up to Capture 15 Most Wanted Fugitive Lester Eubanks
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 13 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Marshals Service issued the following news release: More than 45 years ago, one of the most notorious prisoner escapes in Ohio history occurred. A convicted child murderer, serving a life sentence, walked away from his handlers and justice. On December 7, 1973, prison officials took Lester Eubanks to a shopping center in Columbus, Ohio, and allowed him to shop unescorted as a reward for good behavior. When Eubanks failed to retur  more

NRC Receives Event Notification Involving Davis Besse Power Reactor in Ohio
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (No. 54219) involving the Davis Besse power reactor in Ohio: INADVERTANT ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY SIRENS "At 12:01 PM (EDT), on August 14, 2019, all fifty-four (54) of the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station Offsite Emergency Notification sirens were inadvertently activated for one minute during a planned silent test. The County Sheriff's Dispatch Office notified FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company   more

Ohio Air, Army Guard Members Provide Community Medical Care
MANSFIELD, Ohio, Aug. 14 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: By Gwendalyn Smith Members of the Ohio Air and Army National Guard teamed with local medical personnel from Tuscarawas County Aug. 10-11, at the Buckeye Career Center in New Philadelphia, Ohio, to provide free health services to the surrounding area as part of GuardCare 2019. "GuardCare is an event that was established in 1995 after congress authorized National Guard personnel to service under-serviced medical communiti  more

Ohio U.S. Attorney: Mansfield Physician Indicted; Alleged Illegally Prescribed Tens of Thousands of Doses of Painkillers, Other Drugs
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 15 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, Justin Herdman, issued the following news release: A Mansfield physician was indicted in federal court for allegedly leading a conspiracy in which he is accused of illegally prescribing tens of thousands of doses of painkillers and other controlled substances, including oxycodone, hydrocodone, methadone and fentanyl, and providing them to another man who sold the drugs. Gary Frantz, 67, and Christopher Fulk, 42, b  more

Surface Transportation Board Issues Notice Involving Cleveland & Cuyahoga Railway
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15 -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Surface Transportation Board issued the following notice of exemption (Docket No. FD 36287) entitled "Cleveland and Cuyahoga Railway, LLC Change in Operator Exemption Containing Interchange Commitment Cleveland Commercial Railroad Company, LLC": Cleveland & Cuyahoga Railway, LLC (CCR), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 C.F.R. Sec. 1150.31 to acquire from Cleveland Commercial Railroad Company, LLC (Cleve  more

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base: Back-to-School Information and Resources for Wright-Patt Families
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 13 -- The U.S. Air Force Wright-Patterson Air Force Base issued the following news: By Kimberly Gaither PCSing can be arduous for military families and their school-aged children, but the Child and Youth Education Services School Liaison officer is well-equipped to support families and students in preparing for a successful school year. Janet Wynn, Wright-Patt school liaison officer for grades K-12, assists parents with information, resources and to  more

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base: Mobility Clinic to Be Featured at Air Force Marathon Expo
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 14 -- The U.S. Air Force (88th Air Base Wing) issued the following news: By Stacey Geiger For the first time at the Air Force Marathon Expo, a free lower extremity amputee running clinic will be offered on Thursday, Sept. 19 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. and on Friday, Sept. 20, noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Berry Room at the Wright State University Nutter Center. "This is an incredible opportunity for lower extremity amputees whether they are beginners or experie  more