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Federal Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Sunday November 03, 2019 ( 11 items )  

117th Air Refueling Wing Receives Omaha Trophy
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, Oct. 25 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: The 117th Air Refueling Wing was the first Air National Guard unit to receive the Omaha Trophy Oct. 19. The 117th ARW won the award in the strategic aircraft category in recognition of its outstanding mission performance with the U.S. Strategic Command. The ceremony was conducted in the maintenance hangar with about 700 people in attendance, including distinguished visitors, retirees and families. The award was pres  more

23rd Flying Training Squadron Revolutionizes the Way Pilots are Trained
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Oct. 30 -- The U.S. Air Force (42nd Air Base Wing) issued the following news: The 23rd Flying Training Squadron is using virtual reality technology to up their numbers without having to sacrifice excellence, at Ft. Rucker, Alabama. Hidden away at an Army post, the 23rd is responsible for training helicopter pilots and enlisted aircrews, preparing them for their next assignments. While the rotary-wing community in the Air Force is small, the 23rd FTS has a tall  more

23rd Flying Training Squadron Revolutionizes the Way Pilots are Trained
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Oct. 30 -- Air University issued the following news: The 23rd Flying Training Squadron is using virtual reality technology to up their numbers without having to sacrifice excellence, at Ft. Rucker, Alabama. Hidden away at an Army post, the 23rd is responsible for training helicopter pilots and enlisted aircrews, preparing them for their next assignments. While the rotary-wing community in the Air Force is small, the 23rd FTS has a tall order to fill, as they a  more

42nd Force Support Squadron Opens Satellite Office on Gunter-Annex
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Nov. 1 -- Air University issued the following news: The 42nd Air Base Wing Force Support Squadron is scheduled to open the doors to their new satellite office, Nov. 4, 2019, on Maxwell's Gunter-Annex. No longer will Gunter residents need to drive across Montgomery to take advantage of FSS facilities. Just a few of the many services the new location will provide are: * ID Card Services * Military Personnel Flight (MPF) * Career Assistance * Airman and Family  more

Air Force Junior ROTC Partners With CSforALL to Bring Computer Science, Cyber Education to Classrooms
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Oct. 28 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: Air Force Junior ROTC and CSforAll have teamed up on a pilot program to grow and diversify the technology workforce in computer science and cyber education. The program is designed to increase Air Force Junior ROTC cadet participation in college preparatory computer science and cybersecurity programs, improve the diversity and size of the national technical talent pool and increase access to computer scie  more

Ala. U.S. Attorney: Jefferson County Man Sentenced to 41 Months for Wire Fraud Scheme
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, Oct. 29 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, Jay E. Town, issued the following news release: A federal judge today sentenced a Jefferson County man for engaging in a wire fraud scheme, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town and FBI Special Agent in Charge Johnnie Sharp, Jr. U.S. District Judge Karon O. Bowdre sentenced JEFFREY RUSERT, 52, to 41 months in prison for embezzlement of over $1.3 million from his customers. Rusert pled guilty in June. "Rusert  more

Dobbins Air Reserve Base: Chaplain Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel
MARIETTA, Georgia, Oct. 30 -- The U.S. Air Force Dobbins Air Reserve Base (94th Airlift Wing) issued the following news: Ch. Maj. Stacey Hanson promoted to lieutenant colonel at a change-of-command ceremony at his church in Bremen, Georgia on Oct. 20, 2019. Hanson was the wing chaplain at Dobbins earlier this year. He now works as an instructor at the Eaker Center for Professional Development, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.  more

Maxwell Air Force Base: 42nd Force Support Squadron Opens Satellite Office on Gunter-Annex
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Nov. 1 -- The U.S. Air Force (42nd Air Base Wing) issued the following news: The 42nd Air Base Wing Force Support Squadron is scheduled to open the doors to their new satellite office, Nov. 4, 2019, on Maxwell's Gunter-Annex. No longer will Gunter residents need to drive across Montgomery to take advantage of FSS facilities. Just a few of the many services the new location will provide are: * ID Card Services * Military Personnel Flight (MPF) * Career Assist  more

Ready Army Civilian Tool Enables Better-Equipped Employees
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, Oct. 28 -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command issued the following news: Mission focused, technically competent, accountable, trained, resilient - the words jumped off the auditorium screen as the Army Materiel Command's top civilian leader described for employees how supervisors define Ready Army Civilians. Following a year of development, Lisha Adams, AMC's executive deputy to the commanding general, introduced employees at an Oct. 24 town hall to a development tool  more

Ready Army Civilian Tool Enables Better-Equipped Employees
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, Oct. 28 -- The U.S. Army Special Operations Command issued the following news: Mission focused, technically competent, accountable, trained, resilient - the words jumped off the auditorium screen as the Army Materiel Command's top civilian leader described for employees how supervisors define Ready Army Civilians. Following a year of development, Lisha Adams, AMC's executive deputy to the commanding general, introduced employees at an Oct. 24 town hall to a developme  more

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Framing Contractor for Exposing Employees to Falls
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, Oct. 29 -- 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 Diaz Professional Construction LLC for exposing employees to falls at a Montgomery, Alabama, residential worksite. The framing contractor faces $31,879 in penalties. OSHA initiated the inspection as part of its Regional Emphasis Program for Falls in Constructi  more