- November 30, 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 House Armed Services Committee faces significant turnover in the 116th Congress, with a handful of Republican members losing their races in Tuesday’s midterms, and more than a dozen members retiring or seeking higher office. In addition to the leadership change at the top — with the gavel passing from Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) toREAD MORE
Democrats could lose up to three members from the Senate Armed Services Committee as a result of the midterm elections. Two Democratic members lost their races on Tuesday — Joe Donnelly (Ind.) and Claire McCaskill (Mo.). A third, Florida Sen. Bill Nelson, trailed Gov. Rick Scott by only 30,000 votes as of Wednesday in hisREAD MORE
While some Washington insiders have included Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on the list of top Trump administration officials the president is expected to replace following the midterm elections, the Pentagon chief most likely will stay at his post, reports the Washington Post. “Trump is unlikely to fire Mattis, and Mattis — who has backed TrumpREAD MORE
A shift in control of the House from the GOP to the Democrats following Tuesday midterm elections will have repercussions next year for congressional oversight, the defense budget and spending priorities. With the changeover, Washington Rep. Adam Smith (D) is expected to move from ranking member to chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, andREAD MORE
A new investigative report by Reuters chronicles the plight of 100 military families struggling simultaneously with hazards such as rodents and mold in their on-base housing as well as with their housing managers to address the problem. In some of the disputes, the families paid contractors out of their own pocket to deal with theREAD MORE
The federal government recently signed a record of decision for 528 acres at the former McClellan AFB near Sacramento, Calif., marking one of the last major milestones in the installation’s cleanup 17 years after it was shuttered. The Air Force transferred the property five years ago under an early transfer with privatized cleanup, mean theREAD MORE
The transfer of the administration of the military department’s medical treatment facilities to the Defense Health Agency (DHA) is intended to cut costs and staffing, but the Pentagon’s lack of a clear plan for trimming headquarters-level personnel could jeopardize its ability to achieve expected savings, according to a new report by the Government Accountability OfficeREAD MORE
About one-third of the 300 deficiencies faced by the nation’s defense industrial base — covering a mix of sole-source suppliers, suppliers that already have left the marketplace and foreign-owned suppliers — can be addressed over the next year, Eric Chewning, deputy assistant secretary of defense for industrial policy, said Friday at the U.S. Chamber ofREAD MORE