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Federal Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Sunday January 19, 2020 ( 13 items )  

Air and Space Power Journal Winter 2019 Edition
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Jan. 16 -- The U.S. Air Force (42nd Air Base Wing) issued the following news on Jan. 15: This issue examines areas that need to be addressed for the Space Force to fully mature as well as the status of the Afghan air force's engineering and facilities management functions and the effect of the U.S.-led train-advise-assist efforts. It also highlights Air University's efforts to apply its Ethical Leadership Framework across Air Force educational programs to create  more

Air University Press Releases Air and Space Power Journal Winter 2019 Edition
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, Jan. 16 -- Air University issued the following news on Jan. 15: This issue examines areas that need to be addressed for the Space Force to fully mature as well as the status of the Afghan air force's engineering and facilities management functions and the effect of the U.S.-led train-advise-assist efforts. It also highlights Air University's efforts to apply its Ethical Leadership Framework across Air Force educational programs to create ethical leaders who think and act st  more

Air University Press Releases Latest Edition of USAF Journal of the Americas
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, Jan. 16 -- The U.S. Air Force's 42nd Air Base Wing issued the following news on Jan. 15: Air University Press announces the release of the latest edition of the USAF Journal of the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 3. Published in Spanish, Portuguese, and English--the three predominant languages of the Americas--this journal is dedicated to stimulating professional dialogue on air and space power among the members of the armed forces of the Americas, historians, academic s  more

Army Housing Summit Set to Forge Path Forward in Housing Reinvestment
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, Jan. 17 -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command issued the following news on Jan. 10: Nearly a year after assuming responsibility for all Army housing, Army Materiel Command will host a comprehensive review of the sweeping reforms and improvements made across the enterprise to ensure Soldiers and families have access to high quality on-post housing. During a Housing Summit set for Jan. 14-16 at AMC Headquarters at Redstone Arsenal, representatives of the Army's seven pr  more

Army Materiel Command Workplace Benefits From Survey Feedback From Employees
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, Jan. 15 -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command issued the following news on Jan. 10: As the Army's largest civilian organization, Army Materiel Command is leading the way in implementing initiatives to address the findings of the most recent Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey. With high numbers of employee participation in the survey, AMC has a significant amount of data to support initiatives that will have a positive impact on AMC and productivity levels, said Max Wyc  more

Auburn University's Daniel Carter Named Alabama Chapter of Soil and Water Conservation Society Scholarship Recipient
AUBURN, Alabama, Jan. 15 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service Alabama office issued the following news release: Auburn University (AU) Sophomore, Daniel Carter, has been named the Alabama Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society's 2019 Scholarship Recipient. Carter, of Prattville, Alabama, is the recipient of the $2,000 academic scholarship that will help him as he continues to pursue a degree in Crop and Soil Sciences from Auburn's College of  more

Man Arrested After TSA Stops Him From Bringing a Loaded Handgun Onto an Airplane at Newark Liberty International Airport
NEWARK, New Jersey, Jan. 17 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration issued the following news release: * * * - TSA nabs first gun of the year at Newark just two weeks into January * * * An Alabama man became the first individual caught by the Transportation Security Administration with a firearm at a Newark Liberty International Airport checkpoint this year. He was stopped with a .22 caliber handgun in his carry-on bag at a security checkpoint in   more

Mathematical Association, American Mathematical Society Schedule Paper Session on Algebra
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 -- The Mathematical Association of America and the American Mathematical Society will jointly host a MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Algebra at the Joint Mathematics Meetings at the Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Jan. 17: Agenda and speakers Includes: * * * A Correspondence Between Central Extensions and Homotopy Classes of Maps. Preliminary report. Michael Evan Niemeier, Florida State University * * * The word problem for one relation Adian inverse semig  more

Mathematical Association, American Mathematical Society Schedule Special Session on Markov Models, Matrix Properties
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 -- The Mathematical Association of America and the American Mathematical Society will jointly host an AMS Special Session on Markov Models and Matrix Properties at the Joint Mathematics Meetings at the Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Jan. 17: Agenda and speakers Includes: * * * The Voter Model on Bipartite Graphs. Philip Speegle, University of Alabama; R. Oliver VandenBerg, Kenyon College * * * Quasi-Stationary Distributions in the context of continuous time Markov  more

Mathematical Association, American Mathematical Society Schedule Special Session on Stochastic Analysis, Applications in Finance, Actuarial Science, Related Fields
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 -- The Mathematical Association of America and the American Mathematical Society will jointly host an AMS Special Session on Stochastic Analysis and Applications in Finance, Actuarial Science and Related Fields at the Joint Mathematics Meetings at the Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Jan. 17: Agenda and speakers Includes: * * * A Time-lagged Penalized Regression Model and Applications to Economic Modeling. Mingwei Sun, Samford University, and Patrick Wang, University o  more

Mathematical Association, American Mathematical Society Schedule Special Session on Stochastic Differential Equations, Application of Mathematical Biology
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 -- The Mathematical Association of America and the American Mathematical Society will jointly host an AMS Special Session on Stochastic Differential Equations and Application of Mathematical Biology at the Joint Mathematics Meetings at the Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Jan. 17: Agenda and speakers Includes: * * * Most Probable Transition Pathways in Stochastic Dynamical Systems. Preliminary report. Jinqiao Duan, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL 60616 *  more

NASS - Southern Regional Field Office: Winter Wheat Seedings
ATHENS, Georgia, Jan. 14 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - Southern Regional Field Office issued the following news release: US winter wheat seeded area for 2020 is expected to total 30.8 million acres, down 1 percent from 2019. Alabama seedings are estimated at 185,000 acres, an increase of 42 percent from last year. Georgia seedings are estimated at 160,000 acres, a 7 percent increase from 2019. South Carolina seedings are estimated at 110,00  more

TVA Asks for Comments on Proposed Transmission Project in Cullman County
CULLMAN, Alabama, Jan. 14 -- The Tennessee Valley Authority issued the following news release: The Tennessee Valley Authority is asking for public input about upgrades to its transmission system, which involves building about 11 miles of 161-kilovolt transmission line to provide power for growing load and increase power reliability in the Trade area of Cullman County served by Cullman Electric Cooperative. Cullman EC plans to expand and upgrade the Trade 46-kilovolt substation to 161-kilovolt.  more