- 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.
Leaders at Edwards AFB, Calif., say the installation’s honorary commanders program is a key tool for building and fostering relationships with the base’s host communities. The program, which matches local civic and business leaders with base leadership for two-year assignments, offers participants an opportunity to get a first-hand look at Edwards’ missions, reports 412th TestREAD MORE
Defense hawks in Congress are using the overriding takeaway from the recent report by the National Defense Strategy Commission — the U.S. military is at risk of losing its next major conflict — as their opening argument in an effort to sustain the growth in defense spending over the past two years. “We got ourselvesREAD MORE
The turnaround of Brunswick, Maine’s fortunes has been remarkable since Naval Air Station Brunswick was shuttered in 2011. Redevelopment efforts at Brunswick Landing, the new name for the closed base, have far outpaced initial projections, fueling an economic resurgence in its host community. “It’s the busiest it’s been since 2006,” Jeff Emerson, deputy chief ofREAD MORE
The Army is in the middle of a $456 million effort, primarily focused at Ft. Bragg, to reshape the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, where it trains special forces, civil affairs and psychological operations soldiers. The project, which will help consolidate a variety of buildings that have spouted throughout the North CarolinaREAD MORE
Many House Republicans have been eager to suspend the chamber’s eight-year-old ban on earmarks, but House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) recently has been urging the GOP Conference to step back and let Democrats make the first move when they assume control of the House in the 116th Congress. “Let the new party wrestle withREAD MORE
About 525 personnel, primarily pilots and maintainers, attached to three units previously assigned to Tyndall AFB will be reporting to work at Eglin AFB, located about 70 miles west on the Florida Panhandle, over the next four months. The personnel are assigned to the 43rd Fighter Squadron, which trains F-22 pilots; the 372nd Training Squadron’sREAD MORE
Blood testing of a sample of residents living outside of Philadelphia revealed a significantly higher presence of PFAS chemicals linked to historical use of firefighting foam at two closed bases — Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Willow Grove and Naval Air Warfare Center Warminster — than the general population. The state Department of HealthREAD MORE
Increasing bipartisan concern about the nation’s growing debt makes it very unlikely Congress will provide sufficient funding for DOD to carry out the new National Defense Strategy which emphasizes great-power competition, according to an op-ed by Mackenzie Eaglen, a resident fellow at American Enterprise Institute. “Contrary to the president’s rhetoric, there is no forthcoming TrumpREAD MORE