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Federal Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday December 01, 2019 ( 13 items )  

C&O Canal Approves Plans for New Headquarters at Williamsport
HAGERSTOWN, Maryland, Nov. 25 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service issued the following news release: The National Park Service (NPS) has approved a plan to move the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park (C&O Canal) headquarters to the former Miller Lumber Company site in Williamsport, Md. Construction of the park headquarters will begin in 2020 and is projected to be completed in late 2021. The new headquarters will bring about 70 jobs with an annual payrol  more

Central Ohio, Defense Supply Center Columbus Honor Veterans
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 25 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency issued the following news: Defense Supply Center Columbus associates took part in the annual Central Ohio Veterans Day Parade Nov. 8 to kick off a weekend of festivities honoring our nation's veterans. The theme of this year's celebration, The Greatest Generation, recognized World War II veterans and included several World War II-era floats and displays. The annual event draws representatives together from mil  more

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency: Airman Accounted For From World War II (Nagy, S.)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 -- 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 Air Forces 1st Lt. Steve Nagy, 23, of Lorain, Ohio, killed during World War II, was accounted for Sept. 3, 2019. (This identification was initially published Sept. 9, 2019.) In the summer of 1944, Nagy was a member of the 407th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy,) 92d Bombardment Group (Heavy,) 40th Combat   more

DLA: December to Bring Building Access Changes
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 27 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency issued the following news: On Dec. 1, the Defense Supply Center Columbus will change the way individuals will access buildings. In keeping with Department of Defense directives to move to one card for access, DSCC Security and Emergency Services will be deactivating the LENEL building badges currently being used for building access. After this date, DSCC personnel will use their Common Access Card for building   more

Eglin Air Force Base Defender Chosen as Spark Tank 2020 Finalist
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Nov. 27 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: The Air Force Materiel Command named two finalists to compete against other major command selects in the Air Force 2020 Spark Tank competition. The Liquid Cooled Plate Carrier and Virtual Visitor Control Center projects were selected from more than 15 submissions from across the AFMC mission footprint as having the highest probability of delivering game-changing impact for Air Force needs. "Our tea  more

EPA and Ohio Announce Steubenville Area Now Meets Federal Air Quality Standard for Sulfur Dioxide
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio, Nov. 25 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Ohio EPA announced the formal redesignation of the Ohio portion of the Steubenville area to attainment of the most recent federal air quality standard for sulfur dioxide. Recent air monitoring data show the area now meets the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for sulfur dioxide in addition to all other federal air quality sta  more

High-Dollar Contracts Announced, Defense Contract Management Agency Will Administer
FORT LEE, Virginia, Nov. 25 -- The Defense Contract Management Agency issued the following news: The following contracts with a value of over $7 million were awarded last week and will be administered by the Defense Contract Management Agency. The agency currently manages approximately 350,000 contracts with an overall total value of $5.2 trillion. The agency also currently authorizes $678.4 million in contractor payments per business day. ARMY L3 Fuzing and Ordnance Systems, Cincinnati, Ohio  more

MacDill Air Force Base Supports Joint Force Exercise
MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Florida, Nov. 25 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: The skies over MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, buzzed with the sounds of HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters as the base hosted a joint force deployment readiness exercise this month. Using a C-5 Super Galaxy and two C-17 Globemaster III aircraft in a show of total force mobility, the 512th Airlift Wing from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, and the 445th Airlift Wing from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, tr  more

Secretary Bernhardt Unveils New National Wildlife Refuge in Kentucky
HENDERSON, Kentucky, Nov. 22 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior issued the following news release: Friday, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt, along with U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials, and their counterparts from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, announced the establishment of the Green River National Wildlife Refuge near the confluence of the Ohio and Green rivers in Henderson, Kentucky. "Under Pres  more

Swarm and Search Artificial Intelligence Challenge Winners Recognized During Visit of HMS Queen Elizabeth
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Nov. 26 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: A team of three students from the University of Michigan and a four-member team comprised of both high school and college students from the United Kingdom received Royal treatment as guests on board the HMS Queen Elizabeth Nov. 20, when they were recognized as winners of the "Swarm and Search AI Challenge: 2019 Fire Hack." The Air Force Research Laboratory and the United Kingdom Defence Science and   more

Two Air Force Research Laboratory Technologies Honored With Laureate Award
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Nov. 26 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: Two groundbreaking teams from the Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate have been recognized with the 2020 Aviation Week Network Laureate Award in the category of Defense. The Medium Scale Critical Components team has been honored in the Propulsion subcategory. Comprising researchers and technicians from the AFRL Aerospace Systems Directorate, Arnold Engineering Development Com  more

What Does Mansfield Have to Offer NASA?
MANSFIELD LAHM AIRPORT, Ohio, Nov. 29 -- The U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command issued the following news: An unusually large crowd was gathered as the C-130H Hercules approached Mansfield-Lahm Airport, Ohio, home of the Ohio Air National Guard's 179th Airlift Wing. This flight was a supporting role to NASA, and the C-130 cargo bay was hauling items for NASA, but not what the crowd was waiting to see. Tailing moments behind this C-130, was the Super Guppy (N941NA). Anticipation was high as NAS  more

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base: Speaker to Address Facets of Workplace Diversity
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio, Nov. 26 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: The Air Force Research Laboratory is welcoming guest speaker Dr. Karen Townsend, who will discuss leveraging the many aspects of diversity to create a stronger workforce. As part of the AFRL Diversity and Inclusion Speakers Series, Townsend will present the interactive keynote address, "This is Us!" on Dec. 12, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Air Force Institute of Technology's Bane Hall Auditorium. "This i  more