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Federal Tipoffs Involving Indiana Newsletter for Sunday September 15, 2019 ( 17 items )  

Air Force Band of Mid-America Performs at Grissom Air Reserve Base
GRISSOM AIR RESERVE BASE, Indiana, Sept. 10 -- The U.S. Air Force (434th Air Refueling Wing) issued the following news: By Jami Lancette Sense of pride and patriotism came in many platforms during Grissom's Air and Space Expo and the Air Force Band of Mid-America was in sync to that sentiment using music as their medium to inspire the hearts and minds of spectators. As the gates opened and the crowd flooded in, tunes could be heard helping to calm the mood as visitors began anxiously pouring   more

CFPB and State Regulators Launch American Consumer Financial Innovation Network
WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 -- The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued the following news release: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau), working in partnership with multiple state regulators, launched the American Consumer Financial Innovation Network (ACFIN), a network to enhance coordination among federal and state regulators to facilitate financial innovation. The Bureau invited all state regulators to join ACFIN, and the initial members of ACFIN are the Attorneys General of:   more

Enormous Crowds Gather for 2019 Grissom Air & Space Expo
GRISSOM AIR RESERVE BASE, Indiana, Sept. 8 -- The U.S. Air Force (434th Air Refueling Wing) issued the following news: By Harrison Withrow From 12,500 feet, Col. Larry Shaw, 434th Air Refueling Wing commander, had a good glimpse of the Grissom Air & Space Expo he was about to kick off by doing a tandem jump with the Golden Knights, Grissom Air Reserve Base hosted an estimated crowd of more than 50,000 over the weekend as military and civilian aircraft from around the country put on a show ove  more

EPA, IDEM, U.S. Army Representatives Highlight Benefits of Major Water Policy Change for Indiana Business and Agriculture
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Sept. 12 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: * * * - Today's Repeal of 2015 Rule Defining "Waters of the United States" Ends Regulatory Patchwork * * * At an event at the Indiana Statehouse today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5 Administrator Cathy Stepp, Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Commissioner Bruno Pigott and representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (U.S. ACE) were joined   more

Grissom Air Reserve Base Remembers Those Lost on 9/11
GRISSOM AIR RESERVE BASE, Indiana, Sept. 11 -- The U.S. Air Force (434th Air Refueling Wing) issued the following news: By Master Sgt. Ben Mota Grissom Air Reserve Base remember those who lost their lives during the tragic event of September 11, 2001 in which nearly 3,000 people were killed. Of those 3,000 individuals 343 were New York City firefighters and paramedics, 23 New York City police officers and 37 Port Authority officers. For 18 years the Hoosier Wing has annually lowered the flag  more

High-Dollar Contracts Announced, Defense Contract Management Agency Will Administer
FORT LEE, Virginia, Sept. 9 -- The Defense Contract Management Agency issued the following news: The following contracts with a value of over $7 million were awarded last week and will be administered by the Defense Contract Management Agency. The agency currently manages approximately 350,000 contracts with an overall total value of $5.2 trillion. The agency also currently authorizes $678.4 million in contractor payments per business day. AIR FORCE GTA Containers Inc., South Bend, Indiana, h  more

Ind. U.S. Attorney's Office Remembers 9/11
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Sept. 11 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana, Josh Minkler, issued the following news release: * * * - Minkler honors members of law enforcement and the U.S. military for their service * * * United States Attorney Josh J. Minkler remembers September 11, 2001. On that fateful day, 18 years ago today, nearly 3000 lives were lost due to a terrorist attack on American soil. Many lives were changed forever on that day, and all of us were personally tou  more

Indiana University to Receive $50,000 from Interior
WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service announced that it intends to award a $50,000 cooperative agreement to the Indiana University for a training for public agency communicators and partners. The agency description of the grant states: "The goal of the project is to develop a self-paced asynchronous, formal and blended learning program for the public which can be used by anyone, including federal, state, and local agency communicators, their partners  more

Make-A-Wish Families Enjoy Time With Thunderbirds Ahead of Grissom Airshow
GRISSOM AIR RESERVE BASE, Indiana, Sept. 12 -- The U.S. Air Force (434th Air Refueling Wing) issued the following news: By Courtney Dotson-Essett The high flying Thunderbirds came to a halt on Sept. 6, 2019 for a very special reason-the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Four children from the Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana Make-A-Wish organization came to Grissom to spend time on the base, and with the famous Thunderbirds ahead of the Grissom Air and Space Expo Sept. 7-8, 2019. Make-A-Wish is a non-profit  more

Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Hosts Under Secretary of the Navy for First-Ever Visit
CRANE, Indiana, Sept. 4 -- The Naval Sea Systems Command issued the following news: Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) hosted the 33rd Undersecretary of the Navy, Thomas Modly, on Tuesday (August 8) in Crane, Indiana. This is the first time an Under Secretary of the Navy has ever visited Crane. Secretary Modly learned more about NSWC Crane's advanced capabilities. "I was impressed with the work being done at NSWC Crane," says Secretary Modly. "NSWC Crane is on the foref  more

Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Selected to Host Midwest Tech Bridge to Enhance Collaboration and Agility
CRANE, Indiana, Sept. 10 -- The Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane issued the following news: Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) has been selected to host the Midwest Tech Bridge to improve collaboration and agility throughout the Department of the Navy (DoN). James Geurts, assistant secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, and Acquisition, announced five Tech Bridges launching across the country September 3, 2019. "Earlier this year, the Naval Expeditions (Naval  more

NSWC Crane Human Resources Hosts Warfare Centers to Create Significant Efficiencies Across Workforce
CRANE, Indiana, Sept. 3 -- The Naval Surface Warfare Center issued the following news: Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) hosted Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Warfare Centers to increase efficiencies throughout the organization. More than thirty personnel in HR and IT from Warfare Center Headquarters, NAVSEA, and Warfare Centers across the country came together at NSWC Crane to collaborate on the latest Information System (IS) tools August 20-22. NSWC Crane HR perso  more

Retention Event Creates 100% Qualification Rate
CAMP ATTERBURY, Indiana, Sept. 5 -- The U.S. Army Reserve Command issued the following news: By John Buol The Army Reserve Marksmanship Program hosted a retention and training event at Camp Atterbury. Open to all Army Reserve Soldiers, the Army Reserve Small Arms Championship is an Army Regulation directed event consisting of a mix of precision and timed action shooting events using issue service equipment shot on paper, pop-up, and steel targets from 25 to 400 meters. The event also included   more

U.S. Air Force: First Day of Grissom Air & Space Expo Kicks Off
GRISSOM AIR RESERVE BASE, Indiana, Sept. 7 -- The U.S. Air Force (434th Air Refueling Wing) issued the following news: By Benjamin Mota With the sun shining and the jets roaring, day one of the Grissom Air & Space Expo left thousands of visitors with plenty to talk about! The air show is the first since 2003 and crowds estimated to be 30-35,000 plus bore witness to old and new military hardware from the time the gates opened at 8:30 a.m. until they closed at 5 p.m. One of the earliest partic  more

U.S. Postal Service Dedicates Purple Heart Medal Forever Stamp Oct. 4
WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 -- The U.S. Postal Service issued the following news release: The U.S. Postal Service today announced the Purple Heart Medal Forever stamp will be dedicated at INDYPEX sponsored by the Indiana Stamp Club in Noblesville, IN, and go on sale nationwide Oct. 4. The stamp dedication ceremony will be held at INDYPEX, Hamilton County Fairgrounds and Exhibition Center, 2003 Pleasant St., Noblesville, IN, 46060. The start time will be announced at a later date. With this stamp, the  more

USDA to Provide $150M to Help Rural Communities Affected by Natural Disasters
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Sept. 13 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development - Indiana office issued the following news release: * * * - In Indiana 31 Counties are Eligible for This Assistance * * * U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development State Director Michael Dora today announced that USDA has $150 million in grants available nationwide through the Community Facilities Program to help rural communities, including Indiana continue their recovery from the devasta  more

World War II Veteran Issues Oath of Enlistment During Grissom Air and Space Expo
GRISSOM AIR RESERVE BASE, Indiana, Sept. 13 -- The U.S. Air Force (434th Air Refueling Wing) issued the following news: By Courtney Dotson-Essett During the year that marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day, 75 recruits took center stage during the Grissom Air and Space Expo, at Grissom Air Reserve Base, Ind., Sept. 7, 2019 and recited the oath of enlistment. It's an oath taken by all enlisted U.S. military members. However, this occasion was even more special because retired 1st Lt. Robert Tob  more