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Federal Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday August 25, 2019 ( 19 items )  

Additive Manufacturing Promising With AF-9628, a High-Strength, Low Cost Steel Developed in Air Force Research Laboratory
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 21 -- The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate issued the following news: By Whitney Wetsig Parts additively manufactured with AF-9628, an Air Force steel, are about 20 percent stronger than conventional AM alloys, in terms of ultimate tensile strength, according to research conducted by Capt. Erin Hager, an Air Force Research Laboratory employee and recent graduate of the Air Force Institute of Technology's Ae  more

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 Institute of Technology Advanced Cyber Education Program Develops Cadets' Cybersecurity Skills
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 19 -- The U.S. Air Force (88th Air Base Wing) issued the following news: By John Van Winkle Forty-five Air Force and Army ROTC cadets completed the Air Force Institute of Technology's Advanced Cyber Education program here with a Hackfest July 29 through Aug. 2. The Advanced Cyber Education program, better known as ACE, covers a wide variety of cybersecurity related disciplines to develop original thinkers and technical leaders who will be prepared t  more

Air Force Research Laboratory Employees Receive Great Minds in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Award
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 19 -- The Air Force Research Laboratory's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate issued the following news: By Donna Lindner The Air Force Research Laboratory has winners in the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation Great Minds in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Heroes Award for 2019. GMiS is a non-profit organization dedicated to keeping America technologically strong by promoting STEM careers, especially in underserv  more

Air Force Research Laboratory Engineer Reflects on Career, Family Legacy in Aerospace
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 15 -- The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate issued the following news: By Holly Jordan At the end of a storied 40-year career, Air Force Research Laboratory engineer Dieter Multhopp has a lot to look back upon. Over four decades, Multhopp has played an integral role in a broad variety of research projects, including experimental aircraft and cutting-edge flight technologies. He has worked on the smallest un  more

Air Force Research Laboratory Engineers Lauded for Professional Achievements
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 23 -- The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate issued the following news: By Holly Jordan Two Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate engineers who exemplify "excellence in all we do" were recently awarded for their outstanding contributions to the Air Force mission. Dr. James Joo and Capt. Dharyl Monsalud were named recipients of prestigious awards from the Society of Asian Scientists and   more

Air Force Research Laboratory Tests Life-Saving Tool to Add to Aeromedical Tool Kit
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 21 -- The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate issued the following news: By Gina Marie Giardina Name this technology. Medical professionals walk around with them draped around their necks or tucked in the pocket of their white coats. That's right! A stethoscope. Most learn at an early age how these work--putting the ear pieces into the ears and placing the small circular piece over the heart to listen closely  more

C-17, Honor Guard, MIA Lab Part of Wright-Patterson Base Tour for School Officials
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 21 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: By Jim Hannah It was a rare inside look at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base for local college faculty, staff and administrators. Air Force officials took the opportunity to underscore the importance of higher education to national defense and to detail the numerous career opportunities for college graduates. It was all part of the day-long Miami Valley Higher Education Consortium Tour on Aug. 6. Th  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

DOE Awards Contract for the Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office Technical Support Services Acquisition
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 22 -- The Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of a contract to Enterprise Technical Assistance Services, Inc. (E-TAS), of Oak Ridge, Tenn., for Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office (PPPO) Technical Support Services. The contract primarily includes a time and materials contract line item number (CLIN) with a firm-fixed-price CLIN for transition and an indefin  more

DOE Releases Request for Information/Sources Sought for Carlsbad Field Office Technical Assistance Contract Project
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 19 -- The Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Request for Information (RFI)/Sources Sought for its CBFO Technical Assistance Contract (CTAC) project under Solicitation number 89303319NEM000022. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM) is currently in the acquisition planning stage for a new Technical Assistance Contract (TAC) to p  more

EPA, Ohio: Columbus is Nation's First Non-Attainment Area to Meet Ozone Air Quality Standard
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 21 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Ohio EPA announced that the Columbus area is the first non-attainment area in the nation to meet the most recent federal air quality standard for ozone. Recent air monitoring data show the Columbus area now meets the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone in addition to all other federal air quality standards se  more

Federal Court Sentences Eastern Kentucky Landscape Owner After U.S. Department of Labor Investigation
FLATWOODS, Kentucky, Aug. 19 -- The U.S. Department of Labor issued the following news release: After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD), the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky has sentenced Michael Anthony Wheeler - owner of Tri-State Lawn Care Inc. operating in Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia - to serve five years on unsupervised probation and ordered him to pay $327,087 in back wages to 17 employees for violating requiremen  more

NASA Administrator, Members of Congress to Discuss Ohio's Role in Artemis Program
WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 -- NASA issued the following news release: Media are invited to accompany NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, U.S. Senator Rob Portman and U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur of Ohio Wednesday, Aug. 21, as they visit the agency's Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field in Cleveland and Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio, to view progress on the agency's Artemis program. They will begin at Lewis Field at 9:30 a.m. EDT for a tour of Glenn's Electric Propulsion and Power Lab, where NASA eng  more

Ohio U.S. Attorney: Port Clinton Physician Indicted for Prescribing Thousands of Doses of Powerful Painkillers, Such As Fentanyl, Oxycodone
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 21 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, Justin Herdman, issued the following news release: A Port Clinton physician was indicted in federal court for allegedly prescribing thousands of doses powerful painkillers such as fentanyl, oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine, and other drugs, without regard to medical necessity, as well as healthcare fraud. William R. Bauer, 82, was indicted on 200 counts of distribution of controlled substances and 14 counts of hea  more

Ohio U.S. Attorney: Seventeen People Indicted for Conspiracy to Bring Kilogram Quantities of Heroin, Fentanyl, Cocaine and Marijuana
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 20 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, Justin Herdman, issued the following news release: Seventeen people were indicted in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to bring large amounts of heroin, fentanyl, cocaine, crack cocaine and marijuana from California to the Cleveland area and sell the drugs here. Named in the 30-count indictment are: Brandon Fletcher, 35, of Warrensville Heights; Edgar Arturo Sanchez, 27, of Paramount, California; Steph  more

Shipyard Completes Work on USS Ohio
BREMERTON, Washington, Aug. 15 -- The Naval Sea Systems Command issued the following news: Fully refreshed after more than two years of refitting, the Navy's oldest guided missile submarine is once again ready to set sail in defense of the nation. USS Ohio (SSGN 726) completed its maintenance availability at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility Wednesday, bringing to a close a 27-month major maintenance period that saw updates and upgrades to most major onboard system  more

U.S. Air Force: Airmen Donate Blood in Response to Mass Shootings in Texas, Ohio
SCHRIEVER AFB, Colorado, Aug. 16 -- The U.S. Air Force (50th Space Wing) issued the following news: By Jonathan Whitely Airmen from the 50th Operations Support Squadron donated blood in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in response to recent mass shootings in the United States. Second Lt. Charles Cooper, 50th OSS student, organized the event, which he described as a personal matter. "Recently there have been mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio," he said. "My girlfriend and her famil  more

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base: Running Has Much More Meaning for Air Force Marathon Pacer
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 21 -- The U.S. Air Force (88th Air Base Wing) issued the following news: By Stacey Geiger Running marathons has so much more meaning for cancer survivor and pacer Julia Khvasechko as she runs in her 229th marathon at this year's Air Force Marathon on Sept. 21. Looking at Khvasechko today, she is a vision of health and wellness but 20 years ago, that was not the case. In 1998 at the age of 24, she began experiencing seizures and after a visit to the  more