• HOME

    2020 Great American Defense Communities

    Meet the Great American Defense Communities that ADC and USAA will be highlighting in the coming year!

  • HOME

    Resilience Through Collaboration

    Join us for ADC’s 2019 DOD Energy and Water Forum, the leading policy event that gathers decision-makers across DOD, industry and communities for a one-day look at the big issues impacting energy and water on installations.

  • HOME

    Register Today!

    Join us for IIF2020 in San Antonio, February 10-12, 2020.

  • HOME

    Save the Date!

    Join us in June 8-10 in Washington, D.C. for the 2020 Defense Communities National Summit!

Latest Posts

  • Maryland’s BRAC Subcabinet Lauded

    In recognition of the innovative efforts of Maryland’s BRAC Subcabinet to help the state prepare for new missions associated with the latest base closure round, the effort received the Achievement Award for State Agency Public Service from the Maryland chapter of the American Society for Public Administration this week. Signature achievements among the subcabinet’s initiatives included establishing BRAC zones to provide financial incentives to areas that are expecting growth due to BRAC, easing the school transfer process for military children, and funding $2.8 million for higher education grants …

    READ MORE
  • Navy to Transfer More Property at Brunswick in Coming Months

    The Navy plans to turn over about 1,500 acres at Naval Air Station Brunswick between June and November, a timeline that means more than two-thirds of the 3,200-acre installation would be conveyed the same year that it closes. The property — which includes much of the base housing, portions of the airfield that have not yet been conveyed and the base golf course — will have been cleaned up sufficiently to meet environmental requirements …

    READ MORE
  • Housing Project in Hawaii Hits Record High

    Island Palm Communities, the Army housing privatization project covering seven facilities in Hawaii including Schofield Barracks and Wheeler Army Airfield, has exceeded 7,000 occupied homes, the largest of any Army residential community. As of February, project developer Lend Lease Public Partnerships had completed 3,290 new units and 1,141 renovations, bringing the total number of homes to 7,003 …

    READ MORE
  • Sunflower Redevelopment on Hold Again

    Sunflower Redevelopment LLC will suspend operations at the former Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant by this summer due to the mounting cost of environmental cleanup, the latest setback in a 14-year saga filled with difficulties. Last week, the project’s citizens advisory board learned that the Army would not commit to spending an additional $100 million on cleanup, after previously spending $109 million to remove arsenic, lead, mercury and other contaminants …

    READ MORE
  • Talk of a Budget Deal on Rise

    Party leaders Wednesday were increasingly optimistic about their chances to reach an agreement on a full-year fiscal 2011 spending bill. The news comes as many lawmakers expressed frustration over the repeated use of continuing resolutions to fund the federal government. On Thursday, the Senate is expected to pass the stopgap spending bill the House approved earlier this week to keep the federal government running through April 8 …

    READ MORE
  • Mark Center to Attract Federal Funding, Moran Says

    Northern Virginia is slated to receive $20 million in funding from the Pentagon to pay for road improvements needed to accommodate increased traffic resulting from the opening of the Army’s Mark Center site in Alexandria, Va., Rep. Jim Moran (D) told the city council last week. The money would fund short and medium-term fixes to prevent congestion from worsening …

    READ MORE
  • Tennessee, Alabama Embrace Arsenal Newcomers

    The shorter commutes, lower cost of living and Southern hospitality won’t take long to get used to for many of the 4,700 soldiers and Army civilians moving to the Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala., as a result of BRAC 2005. Along with the DOD personnel moving to the Tennessee Valley, 5,000 defense and aerospace industry jobs are opening up in the region, as well as an estimated 9,000 indirect jobs …

    READ MORE
  • House, Senate Remain on Track to Approve Three-Week CR

    The stopgap spending bill approved Tuesday by the House is expected to be passed later this week by the Senate, keeping the federal government running for three more weeks after the current continuing resolution expires March 18. If this stopgap is cleared by Congress, party leaders will turn their focus to reaching agreement on a full-year fiscal 2011 spending bill before another short-term measure is needed …

    READ MORE

National Sponsors

CLOSE