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  • Climate Change a High Priority for Navy Installations, Nominee Says

    Climate Change a High Priority for Navy Installations, Nominee Says

    Phyllis Bayer, President Trump’s nominee to be assistant secretary of the Navy for energy, installations and environment, told lawmakers that climate change and sea level rise would be one of her top priorities if she gains confirmation. “It’s affecting the infrastructure and it’s adding to the expense of the department’s infrastructure costs and maintenance,” Bayer

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  • Defense Community Awards Season Opens

    Defense Community Awards Season Opens

    ADC has opened the nominations process for the 2018 Defense Community Awards, a way to highlight the accomplishments of outstanding defense community leaders in front of key decision-makers from Congress and DOD. ADC will present this year’s awards at a luncheon during the 2018 Defense Communities National Summit, June 18-20 in Washington. Awards honor community

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  • Weekend Talks Fail to End Government Shutdown

    Weekend Talks Fail to End Government Shutdown

    Negotiations among Senate leaders since the government partially shut down Saturday failed to strike a compromise over a continuing resolution needed to reopen the government. Lawmakers appeared to make some progress, however, and talks are expected to continue ahead of a procedural vote Monday on a stopgap that would run through Feb. 8, reported CQ.

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  • Defense Strategy Focuses on Great Powers Competition

    Defense Strategy Focuses on Great Powers Competition

      The Pentagon’s main focus will be staying ahead of other world powers, primarily China and Russia, under the new national defense strategy (NDS) unveiled Friday, marking a contrast to the Obama administration’s approach, which put a greater emphasis on counterterrorism. “We will continue to prosecute the campaign against terrorists, but great power competition —

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