• Summit Highlights Now on YouTube

    Summit Highlights Now on YouTube0

    Keynote sessions from the 2018 Defense Communities National Summit, along with other conference highlights, are now available on ADC’s YouTube channel: Opening keynote — Lucian Niemeyer, assistant secretary of defense for energy, installations and environment; and Phyllis Bayer, assistant secretary of the Navy for energy, installations and environment Creating Great American Defense Communities keynote —

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  • Historic Growth in DOD Spending Fails to Produce Promised Defense Buildup, Panel Says

    Historic Growth in DOD Spending Fails to Produce Promised Defense Buildup, Panel Says0

    Washington, D.C. — Defense spending is experiencing historical growth this year following the two-year budget deal lawmakers reached in February but it would be a mistake to assume the cash infusion is being used to significantly expand the military’s force structure, a panel of Washington-based experts said last week at the 2018 Defense Communities National

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  • Focus on Fourth Estate Reforms Is Not Going Away, Experts Say

    Focus on Fourth Estate Reforms Is Not Going Away, Experts Say0

    Washington, D.C. — An initiative to streamline DOD’s support agencies by cutting duplicative activities and reorganizing others led by House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) likely will take several years to complete, although it still is not clear what ultimately will be achieved through the effort, a panel of Washington-based experts said Wednesday at

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