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Federal Tipoffs Involving Missouri Newsletter for Sunday August 25, 2019 ( 12 items )  

Air Force Awards New A-10 Wing Replacement Contract
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 21 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: The Air Force awarded a new contract to Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, to replace up to 112 wing assemblies for the A-10 Thunderbolt II. The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a $999,000,000 ceiling, and also provides for up to 15 wing kits. Work will be performed at multiple subcontractor locations in the United States and one subcontractor location in South Korea and is ex  more

Air Force Personnel Center Holds Enlisted, Officer and Civilian Career Town Halls at Whiteman Air Force Base
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Missouri, Aug. 23 -- The U.S. Air Force (509th Bomb Wing) issued the following news: By Alexander W. Riedel Senior leaders and experienced personnellists with the Air Force Personnel Center held three career town hall briefings here Aug. 14, 2019. Discussing personnel and manpower matters throughout the total-force, the AFPC experts tailored three briefing hours to the distinct needs for enlisted Airmen, commissioned officers and civilian Airmen. The team covered pro  more

Defense Contract Management Agency: Plant Clearance Group Attends Global Symposium
BELLEVUE, Washington, Aug. 22 -- The Defense Contract Management Agency issued the following news: The Business Operations Center's Plant Clearance Group attended the 22nd Global Demilitarization Symposium held here May 6 - 9. The Defense Contract Management Agency employees who attended included Luke Wayne, the director of the Plant Clearance Group who works at DCMA Orlando, Florida; Georgia Armstrong, a plant clearance officer at Royal Air Force Alconbury, United Kingdom; Michael Kicielinski  more

Don't Disqualify Yourself - Register for Disaster Assistance Today!
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, Aug. 23 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency issued the following news release: Missouri residents with damage from the April 29-July 5 storms and flooding who haven't yet registered for disaster assistance need to do so before the September 9 deadline. Find out if you qualify for assistance by registering; only two weeks remain. Let recovery specialists determine your eligibility. Disaster assistance is available from FEM  more

FEMA: New Sirens Save Lives During 2019 Missouri Tornado
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, Aug. 22 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency issued the following news release: Thanks to new sirens blaring a warning message about the approaching tornado this past May, no lives were lost in Missouri's Cole County and Jefferson City, the state capital. In 2011 a deadly EF-5 tornado--winds more than 200 mph, top of the Enhanced Fujita Damage Scale--took 161 lives in Joplin, MO. The catastrophic event, which brought down   more

Iowa U.S. Attorney: Field of Schemes Fraud Results in Over Decade in Federal Prison for Leader of Organic Fraud Case
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Aug. 19 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Iowa, Peter E. Deegan Jr., issued the following news release: * * * - Randy Constant and Three Others Sentenced to Federal Prison for Their Roles in Fraud Involving More Than $120,000,000 in Grain Falsely Marketed as Organic * * * A Missouri man who fraudulently sold millions of dollars' worth of non-organic grain as though it was organic was sentenced on August 16, 2019, to more than ten years in prison in federal  more

Mo. U.S. Attorney: Festus Doctor and His Company Plead Guilty to Health Care Fraud
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Aug. 20 -- The office of the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri issued the following news release: Antoine Adem, M.D., 49, of Festus, MO, and his company, Midwest Cardiovascular, Inc., plead guilty to their involvement in a healthcare fraud scheme. Adem appeared in federal court before U.S. District Judge Audrey G. Fleissig who accepted the guilty pleas and set sentencing for November 19, 2019. According to court documents, from January 2014 to December 201  more

Mo. U.S. Attorney: Jefferson City Police Officer Honored for Community Service
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Aug. 23 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, Tim Garrison, issued the following news release: * * * - Enoch B. Morelock Award * * * Tim Garrison, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that Lt. David Williams of the Jefferson City, Missouri, Police Department has received the 2019 Enoch B. Morelock Award. The Enoch B. Morelock Award is an annual recognition of outstanding moral character, service to law enfor  more

Mo. U.S. Attorney: Pharmacy Owner Sentenced for Health Care Fraud and Filing False Tax Returns
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Aug. 20 -- The office of the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri issued the following news release: Rehan A. Rana, 46, of Ellisville, MO, was sentenced on Friday, August 16, 2019 to 24 months in prison and three years of supervised release. He was also ordered to pay a $100.000 fine, restitution in the amount of $751,787 to the Internal Revenue Service, and $526,285 to the Medicare Program. Rana appeared before U.S. District Judge Audrey G. Fleissig. Accord  more

USSTRATCOM Deputy Commander to Present Omaha Trophy to Team Whiteman Air Force Base
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Missouri, Aug. 23 -- The U.S. Air Force (509th Bomb Wing) issued the following news: Vice Admiral David Kriete, deputy commander of United States Strategic Command, is scheduled to present the Omaha Trophy to the 509th Bomb Wing during a ceremony beginning at 9 a.m., at Whiteman Air Force Base. The Omaha Trophy, sponsored by Omaha's Strategic Command Consultation Committee, is awarded annually to four outstanding units that represent USSTRATCOM's mission areas, their r  more

Whiteman Air Force Base: 509th Medical Group Ceremony Stands Up Dual Healthcare Model for Airmen, Families
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Missouri, Aug. 16 -- The U.S. Air Force (509th Bomb Wing) issued the following news: By Alexander W. Riedel The 509th Medical Group and base leaders commemorated the group's official reorganization according to a new two-squadron concept during a ceremony Aug. 14, 2019, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. The ceremony officially introduced the activation of the 509th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron and the 509th Healthcare Operations Squadron. Under the new   more

Whiteman Air Force Base: Missouri State Fair Celebrates Service During Military Appreciation Day
SEDALIA, Missouri, Aug. 19 -- The U.S. Air Force (509th Bomb Wing) issued the following news: By Parker McCauley The Mathewson Exhibition Center hosted a Military Appreciation Day ceremony during the Missouri State Fair on Aug. 11, 2019, at the Army National Guard armory in Sedalia, Missouri. Military and civilian leaders from across the state gathered for the event, including retired Gen. Frank J. Grass, the 27th chief of the National Guard Bureau and member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who  more