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ADC has extended the nominations deadline for the 2018 Defense Community Awards program to March 8, providing members six more days to recognize the accomplishments of defense communities and their installations. ADC will present this year’s awards at the Defense Communities Congressional Luncheon during the Defense Communities National Summit, June 18 – 20 at theREAD MORE
The installation commander of Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, this week outlined a list of actions the Air Force has taken in response to the discovery of drinking water contamination linked to the installation’s past use of firefighting foam, including a site inspection and quarterly sampling to monitor the presence of PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) andREAD MORE
New legislation aimed at addressing military spouse unemployment would provide businesses a federal tax credit for hiring military spouses as well as make child care more affordable for military families. The bill would extend the applicability of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, which offers employers a credit of up to $9,600 for hiring certain categoriesREAD MORE
State and local leaders, along with officials from Aberdeen Proving Ground’s Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, held a ribbon-cutting this week for the new Maryland Defense Technology Commercialization Center in Havre de Grace, Md. DefTech, as the center is called, will provide resources and work space to companies and entrepreneurs who wish to commercializeREAD MORE
As rising sea levels pose risks to coastal installations and military readiness over the remainder of the 21st Century, the military will need to make its infrastructure more resilient and work closely with its host communities, according to a new report from the Center for Climate and Security. “A number of coastal military bases andREAD MORE
Appropriators are optimistic they have sufficient time to complete work on all 12 spending bills in time for Congress to clear an omnibus before the existing continuing resolution expires March 23. Still, a lot of work remains and hashing out a final measure will require lawmakers to overcome a number of policy disputes, reports CQ.READ MORE