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Federal Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday October 27, 2019 ( 16 items )  

Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Pumpkin Chuck Launches Its Annual Event
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Oct. 21 -- The U.S. Air Force (88th Air Base Wing) issued the following news: The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's 15th Annual Pumpkin Chuck will be held Oct. 25 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Open to the public, competitors and spectators can enter through the Spinning Road entrance, located near the flight line. Sponsored by AFLCMC/EN and EZ directorates, this STEM event is for the whole family. Competitors   more

Air Force Research Laboratory Team Enhances Safety for Survival Specialists Through Wearable Health Monitoring Technology
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Oct. 21 -- The U.S. Air Force Air Education and Training Command issued the following news: An Air Force Research Laboratory team recently delivered version 2.0 of the Survival Health Awareness Responders Kit (SHARK) to U.S. Air Force instructors at Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA)-Lackland Camp Bullis, a 28,000-acre site in Texas, used to train Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) specialists. With SHARK, sensors embedded in shirts transmit key m  more

Air Force Senior Leaders Share Science and Technology Perspectives on Lab Life Podcast
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Oct. 24 -- The U.S. Air Force (88th Air Base Wing) issued the following news: By Bryan Ripple , Senior leaders from across the Air Force visited the Air Force Research Laboratory's "Lab Life" podcast booth during the Air Force Association's Air, Space, and Cyber Conference Sept. 16-18, sharing what the future of science and technology for the service looks like to them. As the Air Force continues to implement its Science and Technology strategy for the   more

Buckeye State Bank Assumes All of the Deposits of Resolute Bank
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 -- The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation issued the following news release: Resolute Bank in Maumee, Ohio, was closed today by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, which appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as receiver. To protect depositors, the FDIC entered into a purchase and assumption agreement with Buckeye State Bank in Powell, Ohio, to assume all of the deposits of Resolute Bank. The sole branch of Resolute Bank will reopen as a br  more

DLA: Engineers Defend Title at Annual Boat Race
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency issued the following news: To fans of the late 60s comedy Gilligan's Island, the crew of the SS Minnow were known for their doomed "three-hour tour" that ended with them shipwrecked and marooned on an uncharted island. But for fans of the Defense Supply Center Columbus' Navy Cardboard Regatta, the two-man crew of the re-tooled SS "Winnow" are known as four-time champions of the center's annual boat race in cele  more

Facility Managers Conserving Energy at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Oct. 21 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: Wright-Patterson facilities are on the right track, according to the results from several weeks of 88th Civil Engineer Group's energy audit and the energy savings performing contracts when it comes to energy savings. So far both have shown some efficiency work that our facility managers have completed on the base. While auditing the 88th Medical Center CE noted exactly how clean the mechanical rooms  more

OCC Appoints Receiver for Resolute Bank, Maumee, Ohio
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 -- The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Comptroller of the Currency issued the following news release: The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as receiver for Resolute Bank, Maumee, Ohio, a federal savings association. As of June 30, 2019, the institution had approximately $27 million in total assets. The OCC acted after finding that the bank had experienced substantial dissipation of assets and e  more

Ohio U.S. Attorney: DEA Will Now Accept Vaping Cartridges as Agency, Partners Hold National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 24 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, Justin Herdman, issued the following news release: The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day initiative continues to remove ever-higher amounts of opioids and other medicines from the nation's homes, where they are vulnerable to misuse, theft or abuse by family members and visitors, including children and teens. DEA and its national, tribal and community partners will hold National Prescription Drug Take Back D  more

President Trump Announces Office of Surface Mining Reclamation & Enforcement Director, Indian Health Service Director Nominees
WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 -- The White House issued the following news release: Today, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key positions in his Administration: Lanny Erdos of Ohio, to be Director of the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement. Lanny Erdos previously worked at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Mineral Resources Management. Mr. Erdos was most recently the Chief at ODNR and had a broad range of  more

Research Analyst Designs Program to Manage Traffic Flow at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Oct. 21 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: Starting the day off with traffic delays and long lines on the way to work is never fun, but can sometimes be part of the daily commute. Sarah Lomax, an operations research analyst with the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's Operations Research Division, recently developed a program to manage traffic flow on to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and help minimize congestion on the way to the off  more

Safe From Sound? Air Force Research Laboratory Experts Collect Data Inside Hardened Aircraft Shelters Around the World
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Oct. 25 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: Acoustics researchers in the Air Force Research Laboratory's 711th Human Performance Wing are collecting and delivering acoustics data from hardened aircraft shelters around the world--data that customers can then use to certify that F-35 fast-jet airframes and the personnel working inside are safe. Hardened aircraft shelters are reinforced hangars that store and protect military fighter aircraft. M  more

Small Businesses to Make Their Pitch at Inaugural AF Technology Executive Officer Pitch Day
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Oct. 23 -- The U.S. Air Force (88th Air Base Wing) issued the following news: The Air Force Research Laboratory and the Wright Brother's Institute will host the inaugural Air Force Technology Executive Officer Pitch Day Nov. 15 at the Steam Plant and the Wright Brother's Institute in Dayton from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a business networking social to follow. Powered by the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR  more

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District's Stow Field Office Has a New Location
BUFFALO, New York, Oct. 22 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued the following news release: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District Regulatory Stow Field Office has relocated to 3869 Darrow Road, Suite 100, in the City of Stow, Summit County, Ohio. The new office is open as of October 15, 2019. The previous office at 1100 Graham Road Circle, in the City of Stow, Ohio has been closed. All future mail for Stow should be directed to the new address, or be sent to the Buffalo Dist  more

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests to Support Diversified Business Growth in Oregon, Ohio
WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 -- The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.7 million grant to the city of Oregon, Ohio, to help attract new businesses to the region by expanding the Cedar Point Industrial Park. This grant, to be matched with $679,179 in local funds, is expected to help generate $905 million   more

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Roofing Contractor for Repeatedly Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
MARTIN, Ohio, Oct. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Mike Krueger - doing business as Altogether Roofing in Martin, Ohio - for exposing employees to fall hazards. The contractor faces penalties totaling $247,544 for willful, repeated and serious violations of OSHA standards at construction sites in Toledo and Perrysburg  more

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and Huffman Prairie Prescribed Burn Season Dates Announced
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Oct. 23 -- The U.S. Air Force (88th Air Base Wing) issued the following news: Officials from the 88th Civil Engineer Group Natural Resources Program have announced Prescribed Burn season dates for the upcoming burn season. The burn season begins Nov. 1, 2019 and ends March 15, 2020. Prescribed Burns are used to maintain and enhance the health of ecosystems, according to an informational pamphlet provided by the base Natural Resources Program. Potential f  more