- Mission Support/Community Partnerships
- October 13, 2016
For the past 10 years, the Dayton region has held an annual appreciation effort to celebrate the military personnel serving at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and Springfield Air National Guard Base in western Ohio. The “Hometown Heroes” program, spearheaded by the Dayton Development Coalition, provides thousands of tickets to military members to local sporting events and other entertainment. At a Dayton Dragons baseball game, airmen from Wright-Patterson are welcomed onto the field and recognized for their service. “This is a chance to celebrate the airmen of Wright-Patt,” said Jeff Hoagland, president and CEO of the coalition …READ MORE
360 will take several days off over the Memorial Day weekend. Look for the next issue on Thursday, June 2.READ MORE
ADC members will have an opportunity to vote on four new candidates to the association’s board of directors during the annual business meeting at next month’s National Summit in Washington. The elections will mark the last phase in the expansion of the board, with the number of directors increasing from 14 to 15, including the past president, following June’s elections. The board’s expansion from 13 directors was approved during a special vote of the membership in March 2015. The four new candidates for the board are: Kathleen Ferguson, senior advisor, The Roosevelt Group; Susan Morris, principal, Booz Allen Hamilton; Kevin Sullivan, executive director, Utah Defense Alliance; and John Walker, specialist leader, Deloitte …READ MORE
Colorado Springs, Colo., has been praised for a variety of attributes related to its quality of life, but Mayor John Suthers on Tuesday said being honored by ADC as one of the Great American Defense Communities was the most meaningful recognition because it reflected the city’s heart.
“It’s an honor to be accepting this recognition on behalf of the thousands of people in our community who give their time and resources to help members of the military and military families,” Suthers said at a media event held to officially announce the region’s selection as one of 10 Great American Defense Communities. Colorado Springs is home to five military installations and about 40,000 active-duty troops …