- Mission Support/Community Partnerships
- December 13, 2018
ADC & Converge Strategies detail case studies and recommendations for military partnership models that deploy distributed energy resources in this new report.
The submission period for the 2019 Great American Defense Communities program is now closed. Stay tuned for the 2019 Class of Great American Defense Communities announcement in December 2018.
Innovation will provide the key to adapting to looming challenges and that begins with ADC’s Installation Innovation Forum 2019.
The magnitude 7.0 earthquake that struck 7 miles north of Anchorage Nov. 30 damaged a variety of facilities at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER), but did not result in widespread destruction or serious injuries at the installation. Less than 48 hours later, JBER was mission ready and capable of resuming regular operations, according to a pressREAD MORE
In a tweet over the weekend, President Trump said he would nominate Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. If confirmed, Milley would succeed Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, who has served in the position since September 2015. Despite Trump’s early announcement, Dunford is expectedREAD MORE
Texas Rep. Kay Granger is set to become the House Republicans’ top appropriator in the 116th Congress after the GOP Steering Committee selected her Thursday. The House GOP Conference still needs to ratify the decision today. Granger has served as chairwoman of the defense appropriations subcommittee since 2017, creating a vacancy for a Republican toREAD MORE
The head of the local school system serving military families stationed at Whiteman AFB, Mo., says two new grants totaling $2.3 million from the DOD Education Activity (DODEA) will provide a significant boost for its students by allowing it to enhance its STEM2, robotics, computer science and Advanced Placement offerings. The grants being awarded toREAD MORE
The FBI is planning to relocate 1,350 personnel and contractors from the Washington, D.C., region to Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala., starting in 2021, the agency announced Thursday. The expansion is expected to ultimately reach between 4,000 and 5,000 jobs, Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle told AL.com. The FBI now has about 300 employees at itsREAD MORE
On Base will be taking a vacation next week; look for the next issue on Tuesday, Dec. 11.READ MORE
The military’s push to ensure its installations are energy resilient has slowed, according to a McClatchy DC Bureau story which makes its case primarily by pointing out that only a small portion of the solar arrays built on installations over the past decade are connected to microgrids. But while there is no overarching mandate toREAD MORE