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  • Esper: Space Force Launch Is ‘Epic Moment’

    Esper: Space Force Launch Is ‘Epic Moment’

    As the President gets closer to signing the defense policy bill that sets up a Space Force, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said he will talk through the next steps with DOD and Air Force leadership. “These things take some time,” Esper told reporters this week while traveling, according to a DOD transcript. “We have to

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  • What DCIP Means for Communities: 3 Questions for ADC’s Joe Driskill

    What DCIP Means for Communities: 3 Questions for ADC’s Joe Driskill

    Congress and President Trump are expected to enact a spending bill that will provide $50 million for the first-ever investment in the Defense Community Infrastructure Program (DCIP). On Base asked ADC President Joe Driskill about the significance of the measure. What does funding for DCIP mean for defense communities? For the first time, there will

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  • In Our Communities

    In Our Communities

    The Redstone Arsenal community in Alabama is one of seven pilot areas for a new Army Enterprise mobile app to announce road closures and gate changes and even offer coupons for on-base services, Rocket City Now reported…. A new renewal energy microgrid at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, is the first of six microgrids to

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  • Congress Poised to Fund DCIP for First Time

    Congress Poised to Fund DCIP for First Time

    Appropriations legislation that passed the House Tuesday and is expected to pass the Senate this week includes the first-ever round of funding for the Defense Community Infrastructure Program (DCIP). DCIP has been a policy priority for ADC and its member communities and states. The $50 million appropriation would fund a pilot project to provide critical

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  • NDAA Heads to White House

    NDAA Heads to White House

    The Senate overwhelmingly passed the fiscal year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act Tuesday, sending it to the President for a promised signature. Senate Armed Services Committee Chair Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) said before the vote that the bill sends “a clear message to our troops and our adversaries that this body is serious about our national

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  • In Our Communities

    In Our Communities

    The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support celebrated the opening of its new headquarters building in Philadelphia, a project that has been in the works for almost a decade, according to a press release. “You now have a 21st century building to go along with the 21st century support you provide,” DLA Director Army. Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams

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  • House to Vote on Spending Deal Tuesday

    House to Vote on Spending Deal Tuesday

    The House will consider two spending packages on the floor Tuesday, including one that would allocate $693 billion for defense spending, about $18 billion more than current spending levels and slightly lower than the Administration’s initial request. Appropriators released the text and a summary late Monday. The two “minibus” spending bills, which cost $1.4 trillion

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  • Defense Spending Highlights: What’s in the Bill

    Defense Spending Highlights: What’s in the Bill

    The defense appropriations measure the House will consider Tuesday is part of a four-bill package that also funds homeland security; commerce, justice and science; and financial services. According to a summary, the DOD spending portion: provides $50 million for the Defense Community Infrastructure Program and $25 million for the Defense Manufacturing Communities; funds a 3.1%

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