• Defense Community Leadership Academy Application Deadline Approaching Soon

    Defense Community Leadership Academy Application Deadline Approaching Soon0

    The application deadline for ADC’s second Defense Community Leadership Academy is fast approaching on Mon., July 19. ADC will again join Blue Star Families in hosting the latest DCLA training event on September 23-25, 2019 in Washington, D.C. This two-day learning and networking opportunity for emerging community leaders from around the country will explore the

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  • In Our Communities

    In Our Communities0

    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 guidelines

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  • Camp Rotary Helps Montana National Guard Military Kids Handle Parental Deployments

    Camp Rotary Helps Montana National Guard Military Kids Handle Parental Deployments0

    The children of military families generally face upbringings much different than most, and children of a parent serving in the Montana National Guard often find they are even less connected to other military families. Now the children of Montana National Guard members can attend Camp Rotary, near Great Falls, where they meet other military kids

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  • In Our Communities

    In Our Communities0

    The Fort Lawton Redevelopment Plan is ready for review by DOD and the Department of Housing and Urban Development following finalized legislation to move forward with the affordable housing project, the Queen Anne News reported. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan formally approved the plan that would create 237 affordable housing units for rent and homeownership on

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  • Joe Driskill Selected New ADC President, New Board Members Elected

    Joe Driskill Selected New ADC President, New Board Members Elected0

    A new ADC president and several members won election to serve new terms on the association’s board of directors at the 2019 Defense Communities National Summit last week in Washington, D.C. New ADC President Joe Driskill was elected to serve a two-year term. Driskill, military advocate for the state of Missouri, also served as the

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  • In Our Communities

    In Our Communities0

    Navy Capt. Dianna Wolfson has made history by being the first woman elevated to command Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Wash., KOMO News reported. Vice Adm. Thomas Moore installed Wolfson said she “was chosen for the position for one reason and one reason only — she was absolutely the very person

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