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Federal Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Sunday December 22, 2019 ( 13 items )  

Air Force Spouse of the Year Shares Story, Discusses Resiliency With Air University Personnel
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas, Dec. 16 -- The U.S. Air Force Air Education and Training Command issued the following news: Kristen Christy, the 2018 Air Force Spouse of the Year, shared her story of tragedy, mourning and resiliency with Air University personnel Dec. 9, 2019, on Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. As a nearly full-time resiliency speaker and advocate, Christy has leveraged her platform in order to share her experiences and give insight into how she has overcome great adversity th  more

Air Force Spouse of the Year Shares Story, Discusses Resiliency With Air University Personnel
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, Dec. 16 -- Air University issued the following news: Kristen Christy, the 2018 Air Force Spouse of the Year, shared her story of tragedy, mourning and resiliency with Air University personnel Dec. 9, 2019, on Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. As a nearly full-time resiliency speaker and advocate, Christy has leveraged her platform in order to share her experiences and give insight into how she has overcome great adversity throughout her life. Having grown up as a military   more

Air University: 2018 Lt. Col. Anthony C. Shine Fighter Pilot Award
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Dec. 21 -- Air University issued the following news: Maj. Jay B. Doerfler, Air Command and Staff College student, earned the 2018 Lt. Col. Anthony C. Shine Fighter Pilot Award for his service as squadron assistant director of operations at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2018. The award was presented Nov. 18, 2019, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, and annually recognizes an Air Force fighter pilot with proven excellence and profession  more

BLS Issues County Employment, Wages in Alabama for 2nd Quarter 2019
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics - Southeast Regional Information Office issued the following news release: Employment increased in 4 of Alabama's 6 largest counties from June 2018 to June 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. (Large counties are those with annual average employment levels of 75,000 or more in 2018.) Regional Commissioner Janet S. Rankin noted that employment increases ranged from 2.9 percent in Tuscaloosa Coun  more

Chicago Police Department Joins ATF Center for Real-Time Gun Crime Intelligence
CHICAGO, Illinois, Dec. 19 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives issued the following news release: * * * - Investigators receive new leads in 48 hours or less * * * The Chicago Police Department began receiving real-time intelligence on its local gun crime from ATF's NIBIN National Correlation and Training Center located in Huntsville, Alabama, which enhances CPD's already robust usage of the National Integrated Ballistics Information Networ  more

High-Dollar Contracts Announced, Defense Contract Management Agency Will Administer
FORT LEE, Virginia, Dec. 16 -- 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. AIR FORCE Pinnacle Solutions Inc., Huntsville, Alabam  more

How a Maxwell Air Force Base Dental Assistant Saved a Life
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Dec. 21 -- The U.S. Air Force (42nd Air Base Wing) issued the following news: You're finally getting off work, excited to start your weekend off with a bang by enjoying the night life with a cold drink in your hand. Instead, they're covered in blood as you're applying a tourniquet on a man that's barely holding on to dear life in the middle of a road surrounded by twisted metal, screams and chaos. For Airman 1st Class Vashon Williams, 42nd Operational Medical R  more

How a Maxwell Dental Assistant Saved a Life
MAXWELL AIR FORCE, Alabama, Dec. 21 -- Air University issued the following news: You're finally getting off work, excited to start your weekend off with a bang by enjoying the night life with a cold drink in your hand. Instead, they're covered in blood as you're applying a tourniquet on a man that's barely holding on to dear life in the middle of a road surrounded by twisted metal, screams and chaos. For Airman 1st Class Vashon Williams, 42nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron dental assis  more

Maxwell Air Force Base: 2018 Lt. Col. Anthony C. Shine Fighter Pilot Award
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Dec. 21 -- The U.S. Air Force (42nd Air Base Wing) issued the following news: Maj. Jay B. Doerfler, Air Command and Staff College student, earned the 2018 Lt. Col. Anthony C. Shine Fighter Pilot Award for his service as squadron assistant director of operations at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2018. The award was presented Nov. 18, 2019, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, and annually recognizes an Air Force fighter pilot with proven   more

Maxwell Air Force Base: Air Force Spouse of the Year Shares Story, Discusses Resiliency With Air University Personnel
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Dec. 16 -- The U.S. Air Force (42nd Air Base Wing) issued the following news: Kristen Christy, the 2018 Air Force Spouse of the Year, shared her story of tragedy, mourning and resiliency with Air University personnel Dec. 9, 2019, on Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. As a nearly full-time resiliency speaker and advocate, Christy has leveraged her platform in order to share her experiences and give insight into how she has overcome great adversity throughout her   more

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Dollar Tree Stores For Exposing Alabama Employees to Safety Hazards
RAINBOW CITY, Alabama, Dec. 17 -- 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 national discount retailer Dollar Tree Stores Inc. for exposing employees to safety hazards at its Rainbow Drive store in Rainbow City, Alabama. The company faces $104,192 in penalties. OSHA cited (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OPA/newsreleases/2019  more

USACE Allatoona Lake To Accept Organic Christmas Trees For Recycling
MOBILE, Alabama, Dec. 17 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Mobile District issued the following news release: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District at Allatoona Lake announced Dec. 17, 2019, it will accept organic Christmas trees for recycling from Dec. 26, 2019, to Jan. 3, 2020, at seven drop-off sites around the lake. Artificial trees will not be accepted. "Our park rangers and volunteers will place the organic trees in the lake to create fishing structures," said Christopher Pu  more

USACE Mobile District Extends Comment Period For Allatoona Lake Draft FR/SEIS, Weiss Logan Martin Water Control Manuals
MOBILE, Alabama, Dec. 18 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Mobile District issued the following news release: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District announces a 30-day addition to the comment period for the Draft Feasibility Report and Integrated Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (FR/SEIS) for the Allatoona Lake Water Supply Storage Reallocation Study and Updates to Weiss and Logan Martin Reservoirs Project Water Control Manuals, Alabama and Georgia, extending the public c  more