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Federal Tipoffs Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday September 29, 2019 ( 13 items )  

9th Air Force Leadership Visits Seymour Johnson Air Force Base
SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, North Carolina, Sept. 26 -- The U.S. Air Force (4th Fighter Wing) issued the following news: * * * - Reaffirms Commitment to People, Mission, and Community * * * Earlier in the year, the 4th Fighter Wing established its priorities as "People, Mission, Community." It was articulated by wing leadership that each of the three pillars play a pivotal role in the overall success of the installation. When balanced equally, they also help meet the objectives establish  more

Army National Guard Team Conducts Combined Arms Live-Fire Exercise
FORT BLISS, Texas, Sept. 23 -- The U.S. Army Forces Command issued the following news: "It demonstrates the firepower, precision, and lethality of an Armored Brigade Combat Team," said U.S. Army Col. Robert Bumgardner, commander, 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team, North Carolina Army National Guard, when describing the Combined Arms Live-Fire Exercise (CALFX). Delta-Troop, 1-150th Cavalry Regiment, 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team, participated in the CALFX in the vicinity of Fort Bliss, Texas,  more

Bank of America Enters Into Early Resolution Conciliation Agreement With U.S. Department of Labor to Resolve Discrimination Violations
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Sept. 27 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs issued the following news release: Bank of America has agreed to pay $4.2 million in back wages and interest to resolve alleged hiring discrimination violations found at several of the bank's facilities during routine compliance evaluations by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). OFCCP alleged that the Charlotte, North Carolina-b  more

Conn. U.S. Attorney: North Carolina Woman Who Embezzled More Than $130K From Connecticut Company Sentenced to Prison
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut, Sept. 23 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut, John H. Durham, issued the following news release: John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that SUSANNA KURUS, 44, of Garner, North Carolina, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Michael P. Shea in Hartford to 30 days of imprisonment, followed by 60 days of home confinement, for embezzling more than $130,000 from her former Connecticut employer. Kurus also must   more

FERC Commissioner Glick Issues Statement on McMahan Hydroelectric
WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the following statement by Commissioner Richard Glick on a decision (Docket No. P-14858-000) involving McMahan Hydroelectric: "I concur in part and dissent in part from today's order. Although I agree that the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (North Carolina DEQ) waived its authority under section 401 of the Clean Water Act,1 I disagree with important of aspects of how the Commi  more

Fleet Readiness Center East Helps Marines Boost Readiness With Composite Repair Course
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, North Carolina, Sept. 24 -- The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command issued the following news release: A training program recently offered at Fleet Readiness Center East prepared service members to make aircraft and component repairs at the squadron level, which will increase flight-line readiness by reducing aircraft downtime. Five Marines graduated from the Cross Platform Advanced Composite Repair course, a three-week program led by trainers at FRCE. These M  more

FLRA Issues Decision Regarding Department of Air Force
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- The Federal Labor Relations Authority issued the following decision (Case No. 0-AR-4830-001): UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE, POPE AIR FORCE BASE, NORTH CAROLINA, (Agency) and AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 1770, (Union) (66 FLRA 848 (2012)) (70 FLRA 421 (2018)) DECISION Before the Authority: Colleen Duffy Kiko, Chairman, and Ernest DuBester and James T. Abbott, Members (Member DuBester concurring) Decision by Member Abbott for t  more

NRC Names New Senior Resident Inspector at Oconee Nuclear Power Station
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following news release: Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials in Atlanta have selected Jared Nadel as the NRC Senior Resident Inspector at the Oconee Nuclear Power Station near Seneca, S.C., located approximately 30 miles west of Greenville. Nadel joins Resident Inspectors Adam Ruh and Jason Parent at the three-unit plant, which is operated by Duke Energy. Nadel received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nuclear Engineering   more

NRC Receives Event Notification Involving Duke University Medical Center
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (No. 54282) involving Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina: AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - MEDICAL EVENT The following information is a summary of an email received from the state of North Carolina: On September 16, 2019, a patient at Duke University Medical Center was prescribed 43.2 mCi of Y-90 Theraspheres to the liver, but received 89.6 mCi. While the cause of the misadministratio  more

NRC Receives Event Notification Involving Global Nuclear Fuel - Americas
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (No. 54279) involving Global Nuclear Fuel - Americas, Wilmington, North Carolina: CONCURRENT REPORT FOR FIRE ALARM MAINTENANCE "At 1640 (EDT) on September 12, 2019, the New Hanover County Deputy Fire Marshall was notified, per State code requirements, that the fire alarm system encompassing the Fuel Manufacturing Operation (FMO) will be taken offline for planned maintenance. The system was taken o  more

Readout of Deputy Secretary of Defense Norquist's Meeting With Moldova's Prime Minister Maia Sandu
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 -- The U.S. Department of Defense issued the following news release: Department of Defense Pentagon Spokesperson Christopher B. Logan provided the following readout: U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense David L. Norquist met with Moldovan Prime Minister Maia Sandu Sept. 18 at the Pentagon to share views on security challenges and defense cooperation. The two leaders discussed all aspects of the U.S.-Moldovan defense relationship and the importance of continued cooperation wit  more

The Warrior's Fight: Paying It Forward
CAMP LEJEUNE, North Carolina, Sept. 27 -- The U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command issued the following news: After years of hearing from his wife that he seemed different and with his marriage in turmoil, Master Sgt. Ryan E. Evans, the operations chief for Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command's Communications Directorate, decided it was time to go speak to a counselor. During the summer of 2018, Evans took the first step on his self-care path by meeting with the comman  more

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests to Boost Workforce Training Efforts in Wilmington, North Carolina
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 -- The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration issued the following news release: Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $633,408 grant to Cape Fear Community College of Wilmington, North Carolina, to help establish an Electrical Powerline Technician School. The grant, to be matched with $158,352 in local investment, is expected to attract nearly $6 million in private investment, and create   more