Defined by a mission of force and family, readiness and resiliency, our defense infrastructure is the foundation of our military’s competitive edge. Join us in the nation’s capital June 18-20 for the Defense Communities National Summit.
The Great American Defense Community Program showcases selected communities at the local and national level, and promotes the innovative programs, community leaders and best practices of the 2018 class.
The 2017 State of Base Redevelopment Report is based on a survey of local redevelopment authorities (LRAs) conducted in the spring of 2017, along with earlier versions of the report. Click here to download report.
In the stirring conclusion to her keynote remarks at the 2018 Defense Communities National Summit Monday, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson recounted the courage of a B-1 crew responding to a fire in the wing. When the seat of the first crew member attempting to eject malfunctioned, the commander of the B-1 Lancer decided toREAD MORE
Washington, D.C. — While much of the opening day of the 2018 Defense Communities National Summit focused on recognizing the contributions communities make on behalf of the missions and personnel at neighboring installations, keynote speakers highlighted additional actions local leaders can take to support military readiness. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson urged community officials toREAD MORE
The next three days promise a packed schedule of keynote speeches, service briefings, town halls, concurrent sessions and networking events as a record 800 attendees from communities, DOD and the private sector gather in the nation’s capital. It’s a critical time for community leaders and installation officials to meet, with a variety of pressing budgetREAD MORE
Three House members last week introduced legislation requiring the Treasury Department to use 50 percent of the proceeds from the sale of the Agriculture Department’s distressed assets for infrastructure projects in low-income communities. The other half of the proceeds would be used to reduce the nation’s debt. “Even in this time of historically strong economicREAD MORE