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Federal Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday October 20, 2019 ( 12 items )  

Air Force Materiel Command Executes $66 Billion FY 2019 Portfolio
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Oct. 17 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: The Air Force Materiel Command executed a more than $66.6 billion Fiscal Year 2019 portfolio ensuring the delivery and sustainment of agile, cost-effective and war-winning capabilities to the warfighter. "This is a team effort--all AFMC fund holders and functional partners at the center, installation and headquarters levels worked diligently to ensure sound execution and accountability of Air Force   more

Air Force Materiel Command Successfully Executes $66 Billion Portfolio in FY 2019
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Oct. 17 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: The Air Force Materiel Command executed a portfolio of more than $66.6 billion in fiscal year 2019, ensuring the delivery and sustainment of agile, cost-effective and war-winning capabilities to the warfighter. "This is a team effort -- all AFMC fund holders and functional partners at the center, installation and headquarters levels worked diligently to ensure sound execution and accountability of A  more

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency: Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Bray, R.)
WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 -- 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 Cpl. Robert L. Bray, 18, of Chillicothe, Ohio, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on June 6, 2019. (This identification was initially published June 10, 2019.) In the summer of 1950, Bray was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Regiment, fighting a  more

Department of Justice Awards More Than $29 Million in Public Safety Funding to Northern District of Ohio
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women issued the following news release: The Department of Justice today announced awards of more than $29 million to support public safety efforts in the Northern District of Ohio. The funding from the Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) will support violent crime reduction, opioid/substance abuse reduction effort  more

DLA Land and Maritime Welcomes New Deputy Commander
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 18 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency issued the following news: Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime's newly appointed Deputy Commander Ken Watson officially reported for duty Oct 15. He replaced Steven Alsup, who retired from the Senior Executive Service corps this past June after more than 33 years of federal service. As the senior civilian in DLA Land and Maritime, Watson will head strategic planning, operational execution and resource m  more

DLA: 65th Infantry 'Borinqueneers' Honored at Annual Heritage Event
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 18 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency issued the following news: The Defense Federal Community honored a unique military unit during its annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration Oct. 2. The observance commemorated the historical contributions of the U.S. Army's 65th Infantry Regiment - a unit comprised mainly of Hispanic Soldiers and known as the Borinqueneers for its Puerto Rican roots. The regiment's history goes back to the late 19th century   more

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award Nominations Now Being Accepted
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Oct. 15 -- The U.S. Air Force Wright-Patterson Air Force Base issued the following news: To celebrate and recognize the significant achievements made by an individual or organization at Wright-Patterson AFB, nominations are now being accepted for the 2020 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Awards. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award recognizes an individual or organization who have made contributions to improve the quality of   more

Energy Savings Performance Contracts Help Reduce Consumption
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Oct. 17 -- The U.S. Air Force Wright-Patterson Air Force Base issued the following news: Making investments in energy and water improvements can be challenging in a resource constrained environment. When every infrastructure requirement is competing for the same funding, it can sometimes be tough to prioritize a project that may take 10 to 15 years to recoup an investment. The Department of Energy recognized this challenge, and in 1998, created energy sa  more

EPA Public Meeting on October 24 to Discuss Cleanup at Vernay Laboratories Site in Yellow Springs, Ohio
YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio, Oct. 17 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will present the proposed cleanup options for the Vernay Laboratories Inc. site at a public meeting on Thursday, Oct. 24 in Yellow Springs. The information session will run from 5-7 p.m. at the John Bryan Community Center, rooms A and B, 100 Dayton Street. EPA is currently reviewing Vernay's proposal to address soil and groundwater contamination  more

Female 89th Airlift Squadron Pilots Support Canadian Aviation Event
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Oct. 18 -- The U.S. Air Force Reserve Command issued the following news: Two female pilots from the 89th Airlift Squadron were part of the aircrew to participate in the Eighth Annual The Sky's No Limit - Girls Fly Too! event held at the Abbotsford International Airport, Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada Oct. 5-6, 2019. The Sky's No Limit is an international, multi-agency event to which the Canadian Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, municipal   more

Janitorial Services, Inc. / Arbeit and EEOC Reach $315,000 Agreement to Resolve Discrimination Charges
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 17 -- The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued the following news release: * * * - Class of Applicants Rejected for Hire Based on Their Disability or Age, Federal Agency Found * * * Janitorial Services, Inc. & Arbeit, Inc. (JSI), a janitorial contractor located in the Cleveland suburb of Cuyahoga Heights, has agreed to pay $315,000 to conciliate an age and disability discrimination charge filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the   more

Ohio U.S. Attorney: Community Partners Unveil Campaign Designed to Raise Awareness Around Fact That Cocaine is Likely Contaminated With Fentanyl, Potentially Fatal
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 15 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, Justin Herdman, issued the following news release: Several community partners this month unveiled a campaign designed to raise awareness around the fact that cocaine is likely contaminated with fentanyl and potentially fatal. The ad campaign features images of everyday food items such as bottled water, pretzels, donuts and trail mix with the wording: "If these contain fentanyl, would you eat them? They don't. Your  more