Imperial Valley News Center
Millington, Tennessee - The Navy announced, in NAVADMIN 231/17, that job announcement windows and the period of time Sailors have to negotiate orders are changing within the Career Management System Interactive Detailing (CMS-ID), September 18.
Yokosuka, Japan - Vice Adm. Phil Sawyer, commander of U.S. 7th Fleet, Sept. 18, relieved the commander of Task Force 70 (CTF 70), Rear Adm. Charles Williams and the commander of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, Capt. Jeffrey Bennett. Both reliefs were due to a loss of confidence in their ability to command.
Washington, DC - Thursday, the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) hosted U.S. corrections departments for the inaugural Corrections Partnership Day. The event, at which Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield delivered remarks, brought together 25 senior leaders from eleven U.S. state and federal correctional agencies to explore further collaboration to advance U.S. and international prison reform and development efforts.
San Diego, California - The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) announced that the San Diego Zoo Global’s submission on behalf of six AZA-accredited institutions received “Top Honors” in AZA’s 2017 North American Conservation Award for their California Condor Bi-national Recovery and Reintroduction Program. The annual award recognizes exceptional efforts toward regional habitat preservation, species restoration, and support of biodiversity in the wild. For the first time this year, Top Honors winners in the North American Conservation category also received a cash award of $25,000 to support their initiatives thanks to the Arthur L. and Elaine V. Johnson Foundation.
El Centro, California - The County Public Health Department is investigating a suspected case of Hepatitis A case reported recently in Imperial County.
New York City, New York - On the eve of Climate Week NYC 2017, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today welcomed 10 new members – including the Republic of the Marshall Islands – to the global pact of cities, states and countries committed to limiting the increase in global average temperature to below 2 degree Celsius, the level of potentially catastrophic consequences.