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Federal Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday September 08, 2019 ( 10 items )  

88th Air Base Wing Airmen Sharpen Expeditionary Skills
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Sept. 6 -- The U.S. Air Force (88th Air Base Wing) issued the following news: By John Van Winkle, Airmen from the 88th Air Base Wing tested their expeditionary skills Aug. 28-29 at the War Fighters Training Area here. Following two days of equipment issue and briefings, 129 Airmen from across the 88th ABW spent two days in the field for Base Expeditionary Skills Training, led by the 788th Civil Engineer Squadron's Emergency Management Office. The prima  more

Air Force Awards More Than 450 Contracts in 12 Days
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Sept. 6 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: By John Van Winkle The Air Force awarded more than 450 research and development contracts in 12 days totaling $140 million, during the Air Force's latest contracting sprint, July 29-Aug. 2 in Boston. The Air Force contracting sprint is an accelerated acquisition process, which evaluates potentially innovative technologies for further development, via a streamlined review and award process to make i  more

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency: Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Judd, V.)
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 -- 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 Army Sgt. Vernon R. Judd, 22, of Navarre, Ohio, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on June 24, 2019. (This identification was initially published on June 27, 2019.) In late 1950, Judd was a member of Company D, 89th Medium Tank Battalion, 25th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in act  more

DOE Releases Draft Request for Proposal for Environmental Management Nationwide Deactivation, Decommissioning and Removal Contract
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- The Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Draft Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Nationwide DD&R contract. A multiple award Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract, utilizing Firm-Fixed Price (FFP) and/or Cost Reimbursement (CR) task orders, is anticipated. The Draft RFP is being issued as an unrestricted, full and open competitive procurement   more

Ohio U.S. Attorney: Russian and Italian Nationals Charged With Conspiring to Steal Trade Secrets From American Aviation Company
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, Benjamin C. Glassman, issued the following news release: A Russian national and an Italian national have been charged here with conspiring and attempting to steal trade secrets from an American aviation company. Alexander Yuryevich Korshunov, 57, and Maurizio Paolo Bianchi, 59, were charged by a criminal complaint on Aug. 21. Korshunov was arrested on Aug. 30 at Naples International Airport in Italy. The complaint   more

Passion for Fitness Drives Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Colonel
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Sept. 5 -- The U.S. Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center issued the following news: By Shannon Carabajal As an Air Force Academy cadet, Yvonne Spencer hated running. "It was not fun," said Spencer, now a colonel and commander of Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Detachment 6 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. "Running was more of a means to an end -- passing the AF Fitness test. It was not enjoyable for me. I didn't see the b  more

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Residents of Ohio Affected by Heavy Rainfall and Flooding in Wayne County
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- The Small Business Administration's Office of Disaster Assistance issued the following news release: Ohio businesses and residents affected by the heavy rainfall and flooding on July 21 can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, Acting Administrator Christopher Pilkerton announced today. Acting Administrator Pilkerton made the loans available in response to a letter from Gov. Mike DeWine on Aug. 27, 2019 requesting a disaster d  more

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Louisville District: Symposium to Advance Ohio River Basin Strategy
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, Sept. 5 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Louisville District issued the following news release: Ohio River Basin stakeholders will have an opportunity to impact a basin-wide strategy document during an upcoming symposium. During this symposium, the Ohio River Basin Alliance (ORBA) will present a draft strategy for the Ohio River Basin. The draft strategy presents the collaborations and priorities of numerous basin-wide organizations and covers parts of fifteen states fr  more

USS Nebraska Tests Four Trident II D5 Missiles
SAN DIEGO, California, Sept. 6 -- The U.S. Navy issued the following story: The U.S. Navy conducted four scheduled missile test flights of unarmed Trident II (D5) missiles from USS Nebraska (SSBN-739), an Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine, off the coast of Southern California this week. The first two launches took place Sept. 4, and the last two were Sept. 6. All occurred before sunrise. These test flights were part of a Commander Evaluation Test (CET) whose primary goal was to validate   more

USS Nebraska Tests Four Trident II D5 Missiles
SAN DIEGO, California, Sept. 6 -- The U.S. Strategic Command issued the following news: The U.S. Navy conducted four scheduled missile test flights of unarmed Trident II (D5) missiles from USS Nebraska (SSBN-739), an Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine, off the coast of Southern California this week. The first two launches took place Sept. 4, and the last two were Sept. 6. All occurred before sunrise. These test flights were part of a Commander Evaluation Test (CET) whose primary goal was   more