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Federal Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Sunday September 22, 2019 ( 14 items )  

Accountability, Output Highlight Focus of Army Materiel Command CG's Visit to Army Contracting Command
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, Sept. 17 -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command issued the following news: By Vinston Porter During a quarterly update to the Army Materiel Command, the Army Contracting Command discussed workload capacity and analysis, accountability, and contracting output in relation to readiness. Gen. Gus Perna, AMC commander, received briefings Sept. 11 from Maj. Gen. Paul Pardew, ACC commanding general, as well as other leaders from ACC's subordinate commands and centers. Addit  more

Air Force Institute of Technology's School of Systems and Logistics Honors the Newest Demidovich Award Recipient
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Sept. 17 -- The U.S. Air Force (42nd Air Base Wing) issued the following news: During a ceremony on 8 Aug 2019, the Air Force Institute of Technology's School of Systems and Logistics (LS) presented Mr. Eric Glover with the John W. Demidovich Award. Established in 1989, the Demidovich Award is the highest honor that the LS faculty can bestow upon its members. It recognizes outstanding ability and service sustained throughout an individual's tenure at the School.  more

Air Force Institute of Technology's School of Systems and Logistics Honors the Newest Demidovich Award Recipient
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Sept. 17 -- Air University issued the following news: During a ceremony on 8 Aug 2019, the Air Force Institute of Technology's School of Systems and Logistics (LS) presented Mr. Eric Glover with the John W. Demidovich Award. Established in 1989, the Demidovich Award is the highest honor that the LS faculty can bestow upon its members. It recognizes outstanding ability and service sustained throughout an individual's tenure at the School. Mr. Glover is the 17th r  more

Air University Reorganizes, Creates Ira C. Eaker Center for Leadership Development
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Sept. 17 -- The U.S. Air Force Air Education and Training Command issued the following news: The Ira C. Eaker Center for Professional Development is transforming to meet a larger Air Force need for comprehensive leadership curriculum and instruction. The transformation includes realigning the center's mission, adding several organizations, and renaming it the Ira C. Eaker Center for Leadership Development. "While simply replacing the word 'professional' with '  more

Air University Reorganizes, Creates Ira C. Eaker Center for Leadership Development
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Sept. 17 -- The U.S. Air Force (42nd Air Base Wing) issued the following news: The Ira C. Eaker Center for Professional Development is transforming to meet a larger Air Force need for comprehensive leadership curriculum and instruction. The transformation includes realigning the center's mission, adding several organizations, and renaming it the Ira C. Eaker Center for Leadership Development. "While simply replacing the word 'professional' with 'leadership' ma  more

Air University Reorganizes, Creates Ira C. Eaker Center for Leadership Development
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Sept. 17 -- Air University issued the following news: The Ira C. Eaker Center for Professional Development is transforming to meet a larger Air Force need for comprehensive leadership curriculum and instruction. The transformation includes realigning the center's mission, adding several organizations, and renaming it the Ira C. Eaker Center for Leadership Development. "While simply replacing the word 'professional' with 'leadership' may appear subtle, the re-m  more

Ala. U.S. Attorney: Delegation of Law Enforcement Members From the State of Alabama Briefed in Mexico
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, Sept. 18 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, Jay E. Town, issued the following news release: A delegation of law enforcement members from the State of Alabama, recently returned from a covert trip to Mexico and to the State of Sinaloa, home of the Sinaloa Cartel, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town and DEA Assistant Special Agent in Charge Clay Morris. "The efforts and actions of this Alabama delegation underscores the commitment and lengths to which  more

Ala. U.S. Attorney: Former Alabama Correctional Lieutenant Indicted for Allowing Inmate Abuse
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, Sept. 18 -- The office of the U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama issued the following news release: The Justice Department today announced that a Federal Grand Jury sitting in Montgomery, Alabama, returned a two-count indictment charging former Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) Lieutenant Willie Burks, 39, with failing to stop a sergeant under his command from kicking and striking with a baton a handcuffed and compliant inmate at ADOC's Elmore Correctio  more

Ala. U.S. Attorney: Qui Tam Lawsuit, Federal Investigation Result in $1.45M Settlement By Vaughan Regional Medical Center, LifePoint Health Subsidiary, Integrity Emergency Care, Selma, Alabama Physicians Phillip Alan Hicks, Sai S. Namburu
MOBILE, Alabama, Sept. 19 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama, Richard W. Moore, issued the following news release: United States (U.S.) Attorney Richard W. Moore, of the Southern District of Alabama, announces that Vaughan Regional Medical Center, a community hospital located in Selma, Alabama, along with emergency room physicians Dr. Phillip Alan Hicks and Dr. Sai S. Namburu, also of Selma, have agreed to pay $1.45 million to resolve allegations that they violated the Fa  more

Army Corps of Engineers Waives Fees on National Public Land Day, Sept. 28
MOBILE, Alabama, Sept. 18 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued the following news release: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District announced, Sept. 18, 2019, the Corps will waive day use fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches at its recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day Saturday, Sept. 28. The waiver does not apply to camping and camping-related services, or fees for specialized facilities such as group picnic shelters.   more

Longleaf Alliance to Receive $80,000 from Interior
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it intends to award a $80,000 cooperative agreement to the Longleaf Alliance Inc. of Milton, Florida, for the restoration of the longleaf pine ecosystem on private lands in Alabama. The agency description of the grant states: "Longleaf pine restoration projects will be implemented in a 3-way partnership with the Longleaf Alliance, Fish and Wildlife Service, and private landowners in Alaba  more

NRC Receives Event Notification Involving Browns Ferry Power Reactor in Alabama
WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (No. 54278) involving the Browns Ferry power reactor in Alabama: EMERGENCY OPERATING FACILITY UNAVAILABLE DUE TO ACCESS ISSUES "This is an eight-hour, non-emergency notification for a loss of Emergency Assessment Capability. "A condition impacting access to the Emergency Operating Facility, Central Emergency Control Center (CECC), located in the TVA Chattanooga Office Complex occurred on Septembe  more

Security Assistance Takes Initiative to Work Smarter
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, Sept. 17 -- The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command issued the following news: By Terri Stover Security Assistance Command continuously improves its tools to monitor financial operations, industry supply chain gaps and security assistance training integration. These tools, which track resources needed and expended that will increase the Army's readiness, were the focus of the quarterly visit by Gen. Gus Perna, commander of Army Materiel Command. USASAC's Commander  more

Space and Missile Defense Command Command Chief Warrant Officer Discusses Role
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, Sept. 20 -- The Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command issued the following news: If at first you don't succeed, try doing it the way the command chief warrant officer told you before you started. Chief Warrant Officer 5 Wesley Klees, command chief warrant officer, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, assumed his role as the senior warrant officer in the command Sept. 12. In his position as CCWO, his roles and responsibilities in  more