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Federal Tipoffs Involving Kentucky Newsletter for Sunday September 01, 2019 ( 9 items )  

$12 Million Funding Available for Addressing Unmet Local Health Care Needs in Eight States
WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources and Services Administration announced that it expects to award up to 12 discretionary grants for the development of integrated health care networks to address unmet local health care needs in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $12 million with a ceiling of $56,604 for each award in the program. Th  more

5th Medical Recruiting Battalion Hosts Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Lecture in New Orleans for Physician Residents
FORT KNOX, Kentucky, Aug. 27 -- The U.S. Army Recruiting Command issued the following news: By Leanne Thomas The 5th Medical Recruiting Battalion partnered with residency programs throughout the New Orleans and Baton Rouge areas to conduct didactic lectures on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, earlier this month. Approximately 100 family medicine and psychiatry residents, along with faculty members affiliated with Louisiana State University Health Science Center School of Medicine, the Ochsner   more

Cadet Summer Training Comes to a Close
FORT KNOX, Kentucky, Aug. 30 -- The U.S. Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps issued the following story: By Mary Kathleen Griffin After a year of planning and three months of execution, Cadet Summer Training (CST) 2019 has come to a close. The single largest training operation in the entire United States Army, CST trains over 10,000 Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Cadets from universities across the nation in 100 days to prepare them for their future careers as Army Officers. One of   more

Chairman Reed Joins U.S. Representative Barr and Kentucky Business Leaders to Discuss EXIM Export Options for Small Businesses
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 -- The Export-Import Bank of the U.S. issued the following news release: Kimberly A. Reed, president and chairman of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM), met with business leaders today in Lexington, Stanford, and Richmond, Kentucky, to share export finance solutions available to help Kentucky small businesses increase sales and compete effectively in the global marketplace. Chairman Reed and U.S. Representative Andy Barr (R-KY 6th District), a member of the   more

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency: USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Steely, U.)
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency issued the following news release: The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Navy Machinist's Mate 1st Class Ulis C. Steely, 25, of Corbin, Kentucky, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Oct. 15, 2018. (This identification was initially published on Nov. 16, 2018.) On Dec. 7, 1941, Steely was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pea  more

Ky. U.S. Attorney: Pain Clinic Owner From South Florida Sentenced for Oxycodone Trafficking Conspiracy
LONDON, Kentucky, Aug. 30 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, Robert M. Duncan Jr., issued the following news release: Pete Anthony Tyndale, 47, of Hollywood, Florida, was sentenced to 29 years of imprisonment by United States District Judge Robert E. Wier for conspiring to distribute oxycodone and other drugs, and for money laundering. Tyndale was the co-owner of the Tennessee Pain Institute (TPI), a pain clinic that operated from 2011 to 2016 near Chattanooga. After a   more

Recruiting Command's Senior Enlisted Leader Inspires Women's Equality Observers
FORT KNOX, Kentucky, Aug. 26 -- The U.S. Army Recruiting Command issued the following news: By Maj. Jessica Rovero U.S. Army Recruiting Command hosted the Fort Knox Women's Equality Observance at Sadowski Center here Aug. 23. The observance opened like many others, the difference being the majority of presenters were women. Maj. Patricia Cameron, United States Army Cadet Command, belted a rendition of the National Anthem and the invocation was delivered by Chaplain Maj. Linda Lesane, brigad  more

The U.S. Army Recruiting and Retention College Pursuing Accreditation
FORT KNOX, Kentucky, Aug. 20 -- The U.S. Army Recruiting Command issued the following news: The Recruiting and Retention College is taking steps to receive accreditation by the Council on Occupational Education. The COE has a 48-year history of accrediting occupational programs and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a reliable authority in determining institutional quality. The COE currently accredits at least 550 post-secondary institutions with approximately 44 of those bei  more

Transportation Secretary Chao Issues Remarks at Kentucky Local Issues Conference
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, Aug. 30 -- The U.S. Department of Transportation issued the following remarks by Secretary Elaine L. Chao at the Kentucky Local Issues Conference: "It's great to be home! Thank you for your leadership of Kentucky. I know you work very hard for our Commonwealth and you speak often with this Administration, the Cabinet and other senior officials to advocate for our Commonwealth. We've talked about your focus on economic development so more employers will come to Kentucky and  more