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Federal Tipoffs Involving West Virginia Newsletter for Sunday November 03, 2019 ( 4 items )  

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency: USS West Virginia Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Renner, A.)
WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 -- 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 Navy Fireman 2nd Class Albert Renner, 24, of Mandan, North Dakota, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Aug. 19, 2019. (This identification was initially published Aug. 27, 2019.) On Dec. 7, 1941, Renner was assigned to the battleship USS West Virginia, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl H  more

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency: USS West Virginia Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Walters, B.)
WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 -- 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 Navy Fireman 1st Class Bethel E. Walters, 25, of Dallas, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Sep. 23, 2019. (The official DoD release will be updates following the primary next of kin briefing.) On Dec. 7, 1941, Walters was assigned to the battleship USS West Virginia, which was moored at For  more

FEMA, Mid-Atlantic States Focus on Training in 2019
WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency issued the following news release: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III, in close coordination with our state partners, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia, increased the number of trainings offered throughout the region in 2019. FEMA jointly hosted 38 state partner trainings this year covering a wide variety of topics includin  more

NASS - West Virginia Field Office: September Red Meat Production
CHARLESTON, West Virginia, Oct. 30 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - West Virginia Field Office issued the following news release: Charleston, West Virginia-Commercial red meat production during September 2019 totaled 900,000 pounds. This was up 18percent from September 2018. Commercial red meat production is the carcass weight after slaughter including beef, veal, pork, lamb and mutton. Individual commodity production is total live weight of com  more