Apply to join the 2019 Class of Great American Defense Communities. Celebrate your defense community for its outstanding support of the service members, families, and veterans who call your region home.
The Association of Defense Communities is bringing its Base Redevelopment Forum back to its roots. First held in Portland, Maine in 2013, this Forum has become the nation’s leading forum focused on large-scale redevelopment. Our focus is beyond BRAC; it is about advancing economic opportunity through community-driven redevelopment.
ADC is launching a reboot of its annual fall policy event with a focus on defining the organization’s annual policy agenda. Join us November 8 in Washington, D.C.
Join us at the DOD Defense Energy & Water Forum for the leading industry event focused on defense installation resiliency. The Forum will feature expert panels and interactive discussions to dive into the key challenges facing the critical infrastructure of our military installations.
Innovation will provide the key to adapting to looming challenges and that begins with ADC’s Installation Innovation Forum 2019.
The city of Dayton, Ohio, is suing a handful of manufacturers of firefighting foam — including the 3M Co., Buckeye Fire Equipment Co., Chemguard, Tyco Fire Products L.P., and National Foam — in response to the discovery of low levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the municipal water supply. Local water officials believeREAD MORE
The outlook for lower-tier suppliers in the nation’s defense industrial base is troubling, with DOD facing “limited capabilities, insecurity of supply, lack of R&D, program delays and an inability to surge in times of crisis,” according to the Trump administration’s long-awaited interagency study of the defense base. The report, which is scheduled to be formallyREAD MORE
The Heritage Foundation’s 2019 Index of U.S. Military Strength rated each of the military departments as “marginal” due to a smaller-than-needed force structure and poor readiness displayed by the Air Force and Navy. The Army’s overall “marginal” rating represented progress from last year, though, when the service was considered “weak.” The Army’s higher rating wasREAD MORE
America’s Warrior Partnership (AWP) is accepting proposals from nonprofits and local governments to participate in Operation Deep Dive, a community-based, veteran suicide prevention study. The study is expected to help identify community-specific risk factors and ways a community already is helping prevent suicides, and proactively address suicide warning signs. Findings from the study also couldREAD MORE
Two families who live near two closed bases outside of Philadelphia can resume a lawsuit seeking to force the Navy to cover the cost of a medical monitoring program needed to assess the health impact of their years-long reliance on groundwater contaminated with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), following a federal appeals court ruling Tuesday.READ MORE
The Navy’s plan to add 36 EA-18G Growlers to the 82 electronic warfare aircraft now based at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., could begin next year, after it released the final environmental impact statement for the move last week. The plan, which would establish two new expeditionary squadrons and add two aircraft to eachREAD MORE
A plan to house thousands of unaccompanied minors apprehended at the nation’s southern border at an installation in Texas appears to have been shelved as the Pentagon has yet to receive a request from the Department of Health and Human Services to prepare for arrivals, reports Military.com. The plan to use Goodfellow AFB to houseREAD MORE
The principal of an elementary school on Fort Benning, Ga., which was named a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School on Monday, cited the high degree of participation by parents and the commitment of teachers outside the school in explaining its success. “Communication is the big thing, the sense of community,” E.A. White Principal Renee MalloryREAD MORE