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Federal Tipoffs Involving Indiana Newsletter for Sunday January 19, 2020 ( 6 items )  

$1 Million Available in Cooperative Agreement for Great Lakes Restoration in 8 States
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it expects to award up to 10 cooperative agreements for the restoration of Great Lakes in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $1 million with a ceiling of $200,000 for each award in the program. The agency said the grant was associated with environment. The funding is open to state,   more

Fort Wayne Native Serves in the Middle East Supporting Task Force Spartan
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Central Command issued the following news release: Indiana Army National Guard Master Sgt. Zachery Hackett, a 38th Infantry Division senior infantry sergeant from Fort Wayne, Indiana, supports Task Force Spartan as the future operations noncommissioned officer in charge. Hackett, one of more than 600 National Guard soldiers who departed the Hoosier State in May, helps support the U.S. Army Central task force in southwest Asia. "The opera  more

NSWC Crane Contributes First Open Source Project to Provide Warfighters With More Advanced Systems
CRANE, Indiana, Jan. 15 -- The Naval Sea Systems Command issued the following news on Jan. 9: Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) scientists and engineers have contributed Crane's first open source project to provide warfighters with more advanced systems. The contribution to the open source software project was developed to support the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Radio Frequency Machine Learning Systems (RFMLS) program. Paul Tilghman, the former RFM  more

Save the Date: 434th Air Refueling Wing to Host Annual Awards Banquet
GRISSOM AIR RESERVE BASE, Indiana, Jan. 15 -- The U.S. Air Force (434th Air Refueling Wing) issued the following news on Jan. 14: It is almost that time of year when the wing gathers to honor Grissom Airmen who exhibit core values and go above and beyond through their commitment to duty. Nominees, along with family friends and Airmen, are invited to celebrate at the base dining facility during this year's annual awards banquet. The event is scheduled for March 7. The cost to attend is $15 for  more

Team Grissom Air Reserve Base Brings Home Four Airfield Operations Awards
GRISSOM AIR RESERVE BASE, Indiana, Jan. 17 -- The U.S. Air Force (434th Air Refueling Wing) issued the following news: The 434th Operations Support Squadron upheld its tradition of excellence in 2019 as it claimed four of Air Force Reserve Command's annual airfield operations awards, including the Lima Site 85 Team of the Year award. The Lima Site 85 award recognizes exceptional RADAR, airfield, and weather systems teams and honors the 12 Airmen who died defending the Lima Site 85 radar facili  more

U.S. Economic Development Administration and Indiana University Launch New USA Opportunity Zones Tool
WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 -- The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration (EDA), Indiana University (IU) and its Kelley School of Business announced the launch of the USA Opportunity Zones tool. ( This new web-based tool will help more than 390 EDA-designated Economic Development Districts (EDDs) ( across t  more