ADC & Converge Strategies detail case studies and recommendations for military partnership models that deploy distributed energy resources in this new report.
The submission period for the 2019 Great American Defense Communities program is now closed. Stay tuned for the 2019 Class of Great American Defense Communities announcement in December 2018.
ADC is launching a reboot of its annual fall policy event with a focus on defining the organization’s annual policy agenda. Join us November 8 in Washington, D.C.
Join us at the DOD Defense Energy & Water Forum for the leading industry event focused on defense installation resiliency. The Forum will feature expert panels and interactive discussions to dive into the key challenges facing the critical infrastructure of our military installations.
Innovation will provide the key to adapting to looming challenges and that begins with ADC’s Installation Innovation Forum 2019.
Washington, D.C. — In an effort to enhance its energy resilience, the Navy surveyed its 71 installations and uncovered 754 gaps — systems or components which need to be strengthened to improve energy efficiency, reliability and resiliency. Now the service is left with a budget exercise which boils down to, “How many gaps are weREAD MORE
The target size for the Air Force of 386 squadrons, which Secretary Heather Wilson announced in September, could be adjusted as the service develops new operating concepts, Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen “Seve” Wilson said Wednesday. New approaches to warfighting would be particularly applicable to fighter squadrons, the general said. Approaching the goal ofREAD MORE
Officials from Lendlease, IHG Army Hotels and Fort Drum on Thursday celebrated the grand opening of a new Candlewood Suites hotel on the post in New York’s North Country. The project, the second mid-sized hotel in the United States constructed using cross-laminated timber, includes 99 all-suite rooms equipped with full-sized kitchens and large work areas,READ MORE
Washington, D.C. — Energy efficiency and conservation projects have taken a back seat to investments aimed at enhancing energy resilience across DOD. “I would suggest we’re in a pivot to resilience,” Jack Surash, acting deputy assistant secretary of the Army for energy and sustainability, told the DOD Energy & Water Forum last week. The ArmyREAD MORE
The United States is not guaranteed to prevail in its next conflict, given the gains achieved by the nation’s adversaries in upgrading their military capabilities while the U.S. military was held back as it contended with stringent spending constraints, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Defense Strategy Commission. “If the United StatesREAD MORE
Senate Armed Services Chairman Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) on Wednesday said he would oppose a budget request that trims defense spending by 2.2 percent to $700 billion in fiscal 2020, a figure top administration officials have said President Trump is planning to propose. Inhofe said $733 billion, the spending level for national security originally proposed byREAD MORE
Two landowners in eastern Washington have filed a lawsuit against the federal government alleging officials at Fairchild AFB should have known the firefighting foam used by the installation for decades contained ingredients with the potential to contaminate drinking water supplies. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court, claims officials used the fire retardant recklessly andREAD MORE
Residents of Bexar County living near Camp Bullis and Lackland AFB last week rejected a ballot proposition that would have permitted San Antonio to annex their property, but the city still will have the power to prevent large-scale development from encroaching on the two military facilities. Legislation enacted by the state last year allows citiesREAD MORE