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Federal Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday September 01, 2019 ( 18 items )  

603rd Air Control Squadron Memorial Dedicated at National Museum of the United States Air Force
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 28 -- The U.S. Air Force (88th Air Base Wing) issued the following news: By Laura McGowan Family members, friends and fellow Scorpion coworkers gathered at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, for the 603rd Air Control Squadron's memorial installation and dedication, Aug. 22. Maj. Thomas Wingard, F-135 supply chain manager for the Defense Contracting Management Agency, worked for a couple of years with Jane Leach, NMUSAF special event  more

Air Force Awards New A-10 Wing Replacement Contract
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 21 -- The U.S. Air Force (75th Air Base Wing) 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   more

Air Force Delivers Last C-17 to India
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 27 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: By Brian Brackens The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center delivered the last available C-17 Globemaster III to the Indian Air Force on Aug. 22, bringing the key ally's existing C-17 fleet to 11 aircraft. "Delivering the aircraft is a big deal," said Richard Ulmen, AFLCMC Security Assistance Program Manager for the India C-17 program. "It's an increase in strategic air lift for the Indian Air For  more

Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate Open House Wows Visitors
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 27 -- The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate issued the following news: By Holly Jordan Air Force Research Laboratory friends, family members, and colleagues were afforded a unique glimpse into the inner workings of the Aerospace Systems Directorate labs, equipment, and facilities during the 2019 Open House, held August 19. The event was organized to give visitors an opportunity to interact with AFRL scienti  more

Air Force Research Laboratory Develops Product to Provide F-16 Pilots With Better Visibility During Rainstorms
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 29 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: By Whitney Wetsig The Air Force Research Laboratory developed a product that repels water from aircraft transparencies and it will soon be available to the entire United States Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon community. The product, called HydroSkip, addresses the issue of limited visibility caused by heavy rain, which can impair the pilot's ability to navigate the plane and land safely. While pilot  more

DLA: DSCC Celebrates Women's Rights at Annual Observance
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 26 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency issued the following news: By Michael Jones Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates gathered Aug. 22 in the Operations Center's Buckeye and Cardinal Rooms to pay homage to the progress, achievements and contributions women have made to the success and legacy of America. Hosted by the Defense Federal Community Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity and incorporating the theme "Women  more

DOD Agencies to Speak With POW/MIA Families in Dayton
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 29 -- The U.S. Air Force (88th Air Base Wing) issued the following news: By John Van Winkle The Department of Defense is providing briefings and updates to families of Americans still missing from either the Vietnam War, Korean War, Cold War or World War II, Sept. 7, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Marriott at the University of Dayton. Individuals from several DoD agencies will be present, to include the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, Armed Forces Medi  more

EPA Announces Five Star Urban Waters Grant Awarded to Project in Ohio
TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 28 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: * * * - With support from EPA, community-led projects will restore urban waters and streams, address water quality in priority watersheds * * * Today, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), with support from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), announced a $30,000 grant to National Wildlife Federation to reduce flooding and stormwater overflows in Toledo and improve water qua  more

Federal Contractor to Pay $424,463 in Back Pay and Interest to Resolve Discrimination Allegations
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, Aug. 26 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs issued the following news release: After a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Labor, federal contractor Cintas Corp. - based in Cincinnati, Ohio - has agreed to pay $424,463 in back pay and interest to resolve hiring and pay discrimination allegations against 197 applicants and employees. The lawsuit, filed in January 2017, alleged the company violated Executive Order 11246  more

Justice Department-U.S. Marshals Arrest Murder Suspect in Middletown
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, Aug. 27 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Marshals Service issued the following news release: During the early afternoon hours of August 27, 2019, the U.S. Marshals arrested fugitive Juan Mendez on an outstanding murder warrant from Harris County in Houston, Texas. Mendez allegedly took part in a robbery that resulted in the death of a male victim within Harris County, Texas. Harris County Sheriff's Office investigators filed an arrest warrant for Mendez and the U.S. M  more

New Product Developed in Part by Air Force Research Laboratory Provides F-16 Pilots With Better Visibility During Rainstorms
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 29 -- The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate issued the following news: By Whitney Wetsig An Air Force Research Laboratory-developed product that repels water from aircraft transparencies will soon be available to the entire United States Air Force F-16 community. The product, called HydroSkip, addresses the issue of limited visibility caused by heavy rain, which can impair the pilot's ability to navigate the  more

New Voting Equipment Coming to Defense Supply Center Columbus
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 27 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency issued the following news: By Kristin Molinaro The Franklin County Board of Elections will showcase new voting equipment this week at the Defense Supply Center Columbus as part of a voter education program in collaboration with the installation's Federal Women's Program and Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity. The equipment will be on display from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday outside the Bu  more

Ohio Attorney Herdman Issues Remarks on Cases Involving Political Violence
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 30 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, Justin Herdman, issued the following remarks on Ohio cases involving political violence: "Thank you for coming today and thank you to all of the local police chiefs who are here. Special thanks to Chief D'Egidio who drove here from New Middletown. "We are here to announce the unsealing of a federal complaint against James Reardon, age 20, of New Middletown, Ohio. He is charged with one count of making threats usi  more

Ohio U.S. Attorney: Dayton Technology Staffing Company Pleads Guilty in Connection to University Visa Fraud
DAYTON, Ohio, Aug. 28 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, Benjamin C. Glassman, issued the following news release: A Dayton IT staffing company pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court yesterday to knowing about but failing to notify an authority of a federal offense, namely, visa fraud at Wright State University. The case was unsealed today. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, Vance Callander, Special Agent in Charge, Homeland Secur  more

SkyVision Team to Receive Air Traffic Controllers Association Outstanding Achievement Award
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 27 -- The U.S. Air Force (88th Air Base Wing) issued the following news: By Bryan Ripple A team comprised of researchers from the Air Force Research Laboratory, other federal, state, and local government agencies, industry, and academic partners is being honored by the Air Traffic Controllers Association (ATCA) for their work on a program called SkyVision, a ground-based detect and avoid technology they are operating at the Springfield-Beckley Munici  more

Special Events Scheduled for POW/MIA Remembrance Week
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 29 -- The U.S. Air Force (88th Air Base Wing) issued the following news: By Stacey Geiger A 24-hour vigil run and dual wreath laying ceremony will be held Sept. 19-20 to honor those who were held captive and returned as well as those who remain missing. National POW/MIA Recognition Day was established in 1979 through a proclamation signed by President Jimmy Carter and honors those who were held captive and returned as well as those who remain missin  more

Still Time to Run or Volunteer at the Air Force Marathon
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 29 -- The U.S. Air Force (88th Air Base Wing) issued the following news: By Stacey Geiger It is not too late to sign up to run or volunteer at the 2019 Air Force Marathon Sept. 19-21. Openings are still available to register for the 5K on Friday, Sept. 20, or the 10K, half and full marathon on Sept. 21. And if you are feeling adventurous, run in the Fly, Fight, and Win Challenge by running in the 5K, 10K and the half or full marathon. In addition  more

Wright-Patterson Medics Deploy to Guyana
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Aug. 29 -- The U.S. Air Force (88th Air Base Wing) issued the following news: By John Van Winkle Medical expertise from the 88th Surgical Operations Squadron here was deployed to provide medical procedures for patients in Guyana. Their deployment to Guyana was part of a larger U.S. Southern Command New Horizons exercise, which ran from May 13 to August 22 in Guyana. New Horizons is an annual event conducted with a partner nation in Central America, South  more