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Federal Tipoffs Involving Kentucky Newsletter for Sunday December 22, 2019 ( 5 items )  

HSI Kentucky Special Agents Join Parcel Task Force to Protect Citizens From Drug Trafficking
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, Dec. 17 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued the following news release: To further combat the national opioid crisis and curtail the movement of contraband throughout western Kentucky, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigation (HSI) signed a parcel task force agreement sponsored by the Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (A-HIDTA) on Dec. 10. This formalized parcel-int  more

Mrs. Michelle Brandt Selected as Mahaffey Middle School Assistant Principal
PEACHTREE CITY, Georgia, Dec. 13 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Education Activity issued the following news release: Dr. Youlanda Washington, the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Kentucky Community Superintendent, has selected Mrs. Michelle Brandt as the assistant principal for Mahaffey Middle School at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Mrs. Brandt is a veteran, who served as a medic in the United States Army. Before becoming a DoDEA teacher, Mrs. Brandt served as a long-term subs  more

Natural Resources Conservation Service: USDA Invites Input on Environmental Quality Incentives Program Rule
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Dec. 17 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service Kentucky office issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) seeks public comments on its interim rule for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), USDA's flagship program that helps producers plan and implement 150-plus conservation practices on working lands. The rule - now available on the Feder  more

U.S. Army Recruiting Command Deputy Commander Promoted to Brigadier General
FORT KNOX, Kentucky, Dec. 20 -- The U.S. Army Recruiting Command issued the following news: U.S. Army Recruiting Command's deputy commander received his first star during a promotion ceremony at the Sadowski Center here. Brig. Gen. Patrick Michaelis, who joined the USAREC command team in June, was promoted by Gen. Paul E. Funk, commanding general, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. "I owe this day to my Soldiers, teammates, and mentors, who, at every junction of my career, have shared s  more

USDA Funds Conservation Innovation in Kentucky, Nationally With $12.5M in Grants for Tools, Technologies
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Dec. 20 -- 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 awarding about $12.5 million in grants nationally to support the development of innovative systems and technologies for private lands conservation, including two projects in Kentucky. The funding is provided through the Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) program, which is funding   more