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ADC & Converge Strategies detail case studies and recommendations for military partnership models that deploy distributed energy resources in this new report.
Innovation will provide the key to adapting to looming challenges and that begins with ADC’s Installation Innovation Forum 2019.
Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.) underlined the need to improve military readiness, address the threat of climate change and eliminate waste at the Pentagon, after the House Democratic Conference elected him on Friday to become chairman of the Armed Services Committee. “As chairman, I will work with my colleagues to promote transparency and congressional oversight, enhanceREAD MORE
One issue likely to get lost in the shuffle at the Pentagon following the departure of Secretary Jim Mattis is management reform, says a former DOD and Office of Management and Budget official. “I think that is going to lose momentum,” said Marc Cancian, with the department’s top posts now filled by individuals on anREAD MORE
A team of students at Knob Noster (Mo.) High School designed and produced a prototype switch cover for the cockpit of the B-2 Stealth Bomber within 72 hours following an in-flight emergency in October caused when a set of switches were inadvertently moved. The local high school’s robotics team earned the call from Brig. Gen.READ MORE
The Senate Armed Services Committee will have significant turnover in the 116th Congress, after the Republican Conference on Wednesday released a preliminary committee roster with five new members. The committee’s Democratic lineup released last month included three new members. The five new GOP members were all elected to the Senate for the first time inREAD MORE
ADC is accepting nominations for candidates to join the association’s board of directors for a term starting in June. A total of five seats are up for election in 2019, with four of those held by members running for re-election. All seats carry a three-year term. In an effort to ensure a simple majority ofREAD MORE
In the waning hours of the 115th Congress, the Senate confirmed Alex Beehler for assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment. Beehler’s nomination had been held up since October 2017 when President Trump first nominated him; the White House resubmitted his nomination last January when the Senate Armed Services Committee returned itREAD MORE
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On the first working day in his new role, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said he was focused on implementing the National Defense Strategy developed under then-Secretary Jim Mattis which calls for a shift in emphasis toward great power competition, during a meeting with service secretaries and other senior leaders. Shanahan said the leaders shouldREAD MORE