- October 19, 2018
Apply to join the 2019 Class of Great American Defense Communities. Celebrate your defense community for its outstanding support of the service members, families, and veterans who call your region home.
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.
ADC is launching a reboot of its annual fall policy event with a focus on defining the organization’s annual policy agenda. Join us November 8 in Washington, D.C.
Join us at the DOD Defense Energy & Water Forum for the leading industry event focused on defense installation resiliency. The Forum will feature expert panels and interactive discussions to dive into the key challenges facing the critical infrastructure of our military installations.
Innovation will provide the key to adapting to looming challenges and that begins with ADC’s Installation Innovation Forum 2019.
New Jersey lawmakers criticized DOD’s decision to close the commissary at Fort Monmouth next month, saying it would harm thousands of service members, military families and retirees. “The commissary is a critical resource for military families and this will only serve to heighten the impact of the base closure …READ MORE
The Army is establishing a headquarters task force to lead its efforts to partner with the private sector to develop large-scale renewable energy projects, a move officials believe will accelerate the service’s transition toward the use of alternative energy sources …READ MORE
Amid the specter of dramatic cuts to the defense budget in the very near future, a community leader in Fairfield, Calif., urges his fellow residents to remain supportive of Travis AFB. The northern California base is the largest employer in Solano County and generates an annual economic impact of $1.5 billion …READ MORE
Work on a second solar system at Camp Pendleton is scheduled to be completed in one year, the Naval Facilities Engineering Command said this week. The agency awarded an $8.5 million contract to construct a solar photovoltaic system on top of an old landfill where another solar system is being used …READ MORE
With 39 states on board, the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children has made striking improvements in a school transition process previously marked by the frustration it caused military parents and their children. The compact seeks to make the transition between school districts and states easier for the children of military families …READ MORE
The Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority will be forced to cope with the aftermath of a large fire for the second time since 2008 after a grass fire last week burned 111 buildings and 90 acres around an unoccupied, 1940s-era Army hospital …READ MORE