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ADC’s 2019 Annual Report provides a look back at 2018 and shares exciting 2019 news and updates.
The White House sent the Senate the official nomination paperwork Monday afternoon for Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper’s confirmation hearing Tuesday morning to become the Pentagon’s next top permanent chief, the Defense Department said in a statement. In an temporary DOD procedural requirement, Esper’s formal nomination prompted a maneuver involving Esper stepping down from hisREAD MORE
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley easily handled his confirmation hearing last Thursday to be the next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, Defense One reported. Milley appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee where both Republicans and Democrats praised Milley as the right selection to become the next top military officer. Committee members Sen.READ MORE
Marine Corps Gen. David Berger spent his first full day as the 38th Commandant of the Marine Corps Friday after his formal appointment attended by his family and then Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper, who is also expected to soon join Berger in the Pentagon’s top permanent ranks. The formal Marine Corps appointment in frontREAD MORE
Service members and veterans transitioning to new careers in Hawaii are now eligible to apply for a new 18-week information technology academy on the at Schofield Barracks, according to a Defense Visual Information Distribution Services (DVIDS) report. The new Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA), which is operated by Microsoft Military Affairs, officially opened JulyREAD MORE
An environmental advocacy group has listed 58 more military sites where harmful levels of PFAS contaminants have been detected in groundwater or drinking water sources, Military Times reported. The list published by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) includes installations ranging from Elmendorf Air Force Base and Fort Richardson in Alaska, to Fort Eustice, Va., andREAD MORE
The White House has threatened to veto the House version of the fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act in part due to PFAS regulation provisions the chamber decided to allow for consideration on the annual defense policy bill, Stars and Stripes reported. A White House statement issued last week listed several dozen amendments to theREAD MORE
Macomb County, Mich., received $266,228 in federal grant funding for a new joint land use study focused on the Selfridge Air National Guard base in Harrison Township and its neighboring communities, The Macomb Daily reported. The DOD Office of Economic Adjustment grant allows the county to engage the base and local municipalities in developing guidelinesREAD MORE