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Federal Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Sunday May 03, 2020 ( 9 items )  

Air University Press Accepted Into Association of University Presses
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, April 28 -- Air University issued the following news: Air University Press is honored to announce that it has been accepted for membership into the Association of University Presses. This achievement is great recognition of all the excellent work the press has done over the years that supported its application, and the staff is excited to work with current members to continue to improve its processes, products and outreach. Air University Press joins the community of more  more

Ala. U.S. Attorney Town, Federal Bureau of Investigation Warn of Online Child Exploitation During COVID-19 Pandemic
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, May 1 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, Jay E. Town, issued the following news release: U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Johnnie Sharp, Jr. warn parents and caregivers of the dangers of online child sexual exploitation, especially during a time when children will have an increased online presence. "Due to COVID-19, children are online more than ever increasing their susceptibility to dangerous p  more

Ala. U.S. Attorneys Announce $9,645,679 Award to Address COVID-19 Pandemic in Alabama
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, April 29 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, Jay E. Town, issued the following news release: United States Attorney Jay E. Town, Northern District of Alabama, United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin for the Middle District of Alabama, and United States Attorney Richard W. Moore for the Southern District of Alabama announced that the State of Alabama received $9,645,679 in Department of Justice grants to respond to the challenges posed by the outbreak  more

Army Space, Missile Defense Command: Global Force Tracking Continues 24/7 During COVID-19
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama, April 29 -- The Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command issued the following news: The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command Force Tracking Mission Management Center has not missed a beat during the ongoing global pandemic. Army personnel in the FT-MMC continue to provide continuous force tracking data services to the combatant commands, services, U.S. agencies and coalition partners. This no-fail mission enables mission command an  more

EPA Awards $80,000 in School Bus Rebates to Wilcox County Board of Education in Alabama
CAMDEN, Alabama, April 23 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: Today, in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $80,000 to replace four older diesel school buses in Wilcox County, Alabama. The new buses will reduce pollutants that are linked to health problems such as asthma and lung damage. "Earth Day's primary goal is to protect the environment for future generations. These rebates help d  more

Jet Propulsion Laboratory: Alabama High School Student Names NASA's Mars Helicopter
PASADENA, California, April 30 -- NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory issued the following news on April 29: Destined to become the first aircraft to attempt powered flight on another planet, NASA's Mars Helicopter officially has received a new name: Ingenuity. Vaneeza Rupani, a junior at Tuscaloosa County High School in Northport, Alabama, came up with the name and the motivation behind it during NASA's "Name the Rover" essay contest. "The ingenuity and brilliance of people working hard to over  more

Jet Propulsion Laboratory: Q&A With the Student Who Named Ingenuity, NASA's Mars Helicopter
PASADENA, California, April 30 -- NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory issued the following news: Vaneeza Rupani, an 11th grader at Tuscaloosa County High School in Northport, Alabama, is the person behind the Mars Helicopter's new name. Chosen by NASA from the finalists for the agency's "Name the Rover" contest for the Mars 2020 mission, Ingenuity is an apt description for the history-making spacecraft, which launches with NASA's Perseverance rover this summer. Here, we ask Rupani what it's like t  more

Maxwell AFB: Civil Air Patrol's Cell Phone Forensics Team Reaches 1,000th 'Find' Milestone
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, April 30 -- The U.S. Air Force's 42nd Air Base Wing issued the following news: Civil Air Patrol's award-winning National Cell Phone Forensics Team achieved another major milestone with recording its 1,000th find of a lost or missing person on the way to its 656th life saved since the innovative technology was developed. Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, conducts approximately 90 percent of all search operations within the United St  more

Three Alabama U.S. Attorneys Announce $9,645,679.00 Award to Address COVID-19 Pandemic
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, April 29 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama, Louis V. Franklin Sr., issued the following news release: United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr., for the Middle District of Alabama, United States Attorney Jay E. Town, for the Northern District of Alabama, and United States Attorney Richard W. Moore, for the Southern District of Alabama, are pleased to announce that the state has received $9,645,679.00 in Department of Justice grants to respond to th  more