- Mission Support/Community Partnerships
- August 14, 2018
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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Innovation will provide the key to adapting to looming challenges and that begins with ADC’s Installation Innovation Forum 2019.
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 has delayed the release of a report that rates the risk of sexual assault for military personnel by installation, citing concerns about the methodology employed by the nonpartisan RAND Corp. “Estimating risk for a large number of military installations worldwide requires some complex statistical analysis, and RAND’s 2014 military survey was notREAD MORE
Officials on Tuesday suspended live-fire gunnery exercises at Fort Hood at the post’s fire department continued to battle four fires affecting 6,500 acres in the installation’s training range areas. The fire did not pose an immediate risk of leaving the installation boundary, according to a press release. “We are carefully managing risk from this fireREAD MORE
Advancing appropriations bills was supposed to be easier this year, after lawmakers reached a two-year budget deal on topline spending levels covering fiscal 2018 and 2019 in February. But defense hawks understandably are anxious that the military once again will be forced to operate under a continuing resolution (CR) when FY 2019 begins. Both chambersREAD MORE
Naval Undersea Warfare Center Keyport in northwest Washington, already known as “Torpedo Town, U.S.A.,” is the home of the Navy’s first squadron of unmanned undersea vehicles (UUVs). The squadron, which began operating last October with 28 sailors and a handful of UUVs, is responsible for developing the tactics, techniques and procedures that will guide howREAD MORE
Rep. Martha Roby (R-Ala.), co-chair of the House Defense Communities Caucus and a member of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, won her Republican primary runoff Tuesday over a challenger who attacked her as insufficiently supportive of President Trump. Trump, however, tweeted an endorsement of Roby last month, a culmination of her efforts to make amendsREAD MORE