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Federal Tipoffs Involving Kentucky Newsletter for Sunday December 08, 2019 ( 6 items )  

Army Honors 922nd Contracting Battalion Contracting Officer as Best
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 3 -- The U.S. Army Special Operations Command issued the following news: A Soldier from the 922nd Contracting Battalion at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, is a winner of the Secretary of the Army Awards for Excellence in Contracting for fiscal 2019. Maj. Katrina Grimes, the battalion executive officer, earned the individual contracting officer award in the contingency contracting category. The award, one of four by Mission and Installation Contract  more

DOD: Medal of Honor Monday: Marine Corps Col. William E. Barber
WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 -- The U.S. Department of Defense issued the following news story: Some of our country's greatest heroes fought in iconic battles, but the few who fought in more than one during different wars -- well, they've likely reached legendary status. That's the case for Marine Corps Col. William E. Barber, who served in three wars and earned the Medal of Honor in the middle of his 30-year career. Barber was born Nov. 30, 1919, in Dehart, Kentucky, and grew up on a farm. In 1940, as   more

Natural Resources Conservation Service Offers Healthy Forests Reserve Program
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Dec. 2 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service Kentucky office issued the following news release: USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is offering the Healthy Forest Reserve Program through a Regional Conservation Partnership Program project with The Nature Conservancy (TNC). Landowners of private forest land in the focus areas are encouraged to submit applications. Landowners will develop a carbon forest project with   more

Recruiting and Retention College Welcomes New Leader
FORT KNOX, Kentucky, Dec. 3 -- The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command issued the following news: Leaders and staff of the Recruiting and Retention College bid farewell to one leader and welcomed another during a change of responsibility ceremony here Nov. 21. Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph Multunas relinquished the responsibility of training Army recruiters, to Command Sgt. Maj. Craig Russell. The Recruiting and Retention College Commandant Col. Christopher Stallings hosted the ceremony. "Dur  more

Secretary of State Pompeo Issues Speech at University of Louisville
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, Dec. 2 -- The U.S. Department of State issued the following speech by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo at the University of Louisville on the diplomatic realism, restraint and respect in Latin America: SENATOR MCCONNELL: I'm glad you're here. Thank you, Neeli. And by the way, don't you think she's just been a shot of adrenaline to the university and to the whole community? Thank you for the wonderful job you're doing. (Applause.) And of course, I don't quite know wher  more

State Department Issues Transcript of Secretary Pompeo Interview With Fox & Friends
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, Dec. 2 -- U.S. Department of State issued the following transcript of an interview by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo with Steve Doocy, Brian Kilmeade and Ainsley Earhardt of Fox and Friends: QUESTION: It's time for us to bring the Secretary of State. One of the most busiest people in the world gives us a few minutes. Mr. Secretary, welcome back to Fox & Friends. SECRETARY POMPEO: It's great to be with you again. QUESTION: Well, I know you're going to be focused on   more