- July 19, 2018
The Association of Defense Communities is joining forces with the Governor's Military Council of California to host a special two-day event bringing key leaders from around the state and DOD to explore issues that are defining the future of California's defense communities.
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.
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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 Defense Department is preparing plans to protect facility-related control systems (FRCS) from cyberattacks as part of its effort to ensure critical missions can continue to operate during a variety of threats. Installation officials are working with the department’s chief information officer and principal cyber advisor “toward solutions and resources ensuring FRCS are defensible, survivable,READ MORE
The Navy’s plan to add 36 EA-18G Growlers at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in northwest Washington would trigger a four-field increase in field carrier practice landings at Outlying Landing Field Coupeville under the service’s preferred option for expanding its fleet of electronic warfare aircraft. The move faces strong opposition, however, from some residents onREAD MORE
With long-standing questions remaining about the condition of the Pentagon’s vast real estate portfolio and whether it has adequate resources to sustain it going forward, the Senate Armed Services Committee directs the department to provide a report on various aspects of its installation management activities, including how it targets maintenance funds to the highest -priorityREAD MORE
Join leaders from DOD, the services, state and local governments, non-governmental organizations, private organizations, and other federal agencies next month in St. Louis for the 2018 Sustaining Military Readiness Conference. The conference will provide a forum for DOD and its partners to discuss ways to enhance military readiness at the military’s installations and ranges throughREAD MORE
Faced with an overwhelming $33 billion backlog in facilities maintenance, the Air Force is searching for a way to ensure its annual investments in facilities sustainment, restoration and modernization address the service’s highest-priority needs. One step the service is taking is directing its major commands to craft infrastructure master plans. We “are going to tryREAD MORE