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Federal Tipoffs Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday September 01, 2019 ( 13 items )  

Air Force Supports Army During Battalion Mass Tactical Week
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, South Carolina, Aug. 27 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: By Cody R. Miller Airmen from Joint Base Charleston and Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, supported Battalion Mass Tactical Week at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina, Aug. 18-23. BMTW is a joint exercise designed to enhance servicemembers' abilities by practicing contingency operations in a controlled environment. The exercise incorporated three Air Force C-130J Super Hercules, three Air Force  more

Air Force Supports Army During Joint Battalion Mass Tactical Week Exercise
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, Aug. 27 -- The U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command issued the following news: By Cody R. Miller Airmen from Joint Base Charleston and Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas were sent to Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina in support of Battalion Mass Tactical Week, Aug. 18-23, 2019. BMTW is a joint exercise involving the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army designed to enhance servicemembers' abilities by practicing contingency operations in a controlled enviro  more

Civil Air Patrol: N.C. Cadet Overcomes Rough Start in Life to Earn Honor
WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 -- The U.S. Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol issued the following news: Sue Beutler The North Carolina Wing's annual summer encampment this year included the inaugural presentation of the Lt. Col. Bob Pardo Outstanding Wingman Award. The honor went to Cadet Airman Mario High of the Gastonia Composite Squadron. There's a lot more to High's story. It's one of struggle, victory and inspiration for those around him. He was born prematurely in January 2005 in San Pedro Sul  more

Contestants Taste Victory at Chef of the Quarter
CHERRY POINT, North Carolina, Aug. 27 -- The U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point issued the following news: By Jacob Bertram Cooks battled it out inside Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point's chow hall, Aug. 23, 2019. Three food service specialists competed against each other at a Chef of the Quarter competition to earn the spot as top chef and the opportunity to compete at the MCAS Cherry Point's Chef of the Year competition. Each contestant was graded by a panel of judges on  more

Department of Labor Investigation Results in North Carolina Business Owners Paying $21,404 in Employee Contributions, Unpaid Medical Claims
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Aug. 26 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration issued the following news release: The U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, Charlotte Division, has entered a consent judgment and order between the U.S. Department of Labor and Steven Matthew Good, William H. Winn Jr., SmartCore LLC, and the SmartCore LLC Group Health Benefit Plan requiring them to pay $21,404 to the plan participants to cover unpaid medical  more

N.C. U.S. Attorney's Office Partners With Meals on Wheels in Wake County to Roll-Out Phase III of DOJ Elder Justice Initiative
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 29 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon Jr., issued the following news release: The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina continues to promote the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Elder Justice Initiative (EJI) throughout the Wake County area. On August 29, 2019, the Eastern District partnered with Meals on Wheels in Wake County to conduct Phase III of its outreach to approximately 1,300 seniors   more

N.C. U.S. Attorney: Former Buncombe County Manager, Three Former County Employees, County Contractor Are Sentenced to Prison
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina, Aug. 28 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, R. Andrew Murray, issued the following news release: U.S. Attorney Andrew Murray announced that former Buncombe County Manager, Wanda Greene, three former County employees, and a County contractor involved in embezzlement schemes that defrauded the County of hundreds of thousands of dollars were sentenced to prison today by U.S. District Judge Robert J. Conrad, Jr. Wanda Skillington Greene, 68,   more

N.C. U.S. Attorney: North Carolina Office Manager Sentenced to Prison for Employment Tax Fraud
GREENSBORO, North Carolina, Aug. 27 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina, Matthew G. T. Martin, issued the following news release: A New London, North Carolina, woman was sentenced to 14 months in prison today for federal employment tax fraud, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department's Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Matthew G.T. Martin for the Middle District of North Carolina. According to court documents, f  more

North Carolina State University to Receive $386,000 from Interior
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's U.S. Geological Survey announced that it intends to award a $386,000 cooperative agreement to the North Carolina State University for the analysis and visualization of climate information to support U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service species status assessments. The funding opportunity number is USGS-19-FA-0364 (CFDA 15.820). For more information, contact Maylily S. Le, 703/648-7202, mle@usgs.gov.  more

North Carolina Students to Speak With NASA Astronaut on Space Station
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 -- NASA issued the following news release: Students in North Carolina will talk live this week with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space Station. The Earth-to-space call will air live at 10:10 a.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 30, on NASA television and the agency's website. NASA astronaut Christina Koch will answer questions from students at her alma maters North Carolina State University and North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics. Th  more

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commissions to Receive $50,000 from Interior
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it intends to award a $50,000 cooperative agreement to the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commissions for the design and implementation of status survey for the Cape Fear shiner. The funding opportunity number is F19AS00361 (CFDA 15.657). For more information, contact Kerri Heywood, 404/679-4066, kerri_heywood@fws.gov.  more

Seymour Johnson Airmen Help During Major Car Accident
SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, North Carolina, Aug. 28 -- The U.S. Air Force (4th Fighter Wing) issued the following news: By Victoria Boyton After a long day of volunteering to raise money for their flight's holiday party, four Airmen encountered victims of a car crash in need of help. "We stepped out of our vehicle and the first thing we heard was 'I can't find my daughter," recalled Senior Airman Robert Walsh, 4th Logistic Readiness Squadron fuels specialist. It was 2:00 a.m. on a busy h  more

U.S. Army Reserve, New Jersey Army National Guard, Jordanian Soldiers Conduct MEDEVAC Training
FORT BRAGG, North Carolina, Aug. 29 -- The U.S. Army Reserve Command issued the following news: By Zachary Mott Jordanian and American soldiers partnered together to conduct medical evacuation drills for the first time with a U.S. Army Reserve aviation asset during several days in August. The training allowed soldiers from the Jordan Armed Forces' 7th Mechanized Infantry Battalion, medics and pilots from the U.S. Army Reserve's 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, 244th Expeditionary Comb  more