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    All California Defense Summit 2018

    The Association of Defense Communities is joining forces with the Governor's Military Council of California to host a special two-day event bringing key leaders from around the state and DOD to explore issues that are defining the future of California's defense communities.

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    Base Redevelopment Forum 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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    The 2018 Class of Great American Defense Communities

    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.

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  • Tennessee Valley Official Pleased with BRAC Growth

    With 80 percent of 4,651 positions transferring to Redstone Arsenal already arrived at the Huntsville installation, the chairman of the Tennessee Valley BRAC Committee says the transition is going very well. Most significantly, 57 percent of the 3,112 BRAC positions that have been filled at Redstone have been taken by workers who moved from outside the Tennessee Valley region …

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  • Committee Forwards Panetta Nomination to Senate

    The Senate Armed Services Committee voted unanimously Tuesday to favorably report the nomination of Leon Panetta for secretary of defense to the Senate for final approval. He is widely expected to gain confirmation there. If he is confirmed, Panetta faces the daunting challenge of cutting at least $400 billion from the Pentagon’s budget by 2023 …

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  • FY 2012 Milcon Appropriations Moves Past House

    The House approved the fiscal 2012 military construction and veterans affairs spending bill Tuesday, adopting funding levels for the BRAC 2005 and 1990 accounts that have been adjusted somewhat from President Obama’s budget request. The measure would provide $209 million to finish implementing the BRAC recommendations from the 2005 base closure round, a $50 million drop from what that president proposed …

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  • Authorization Bill Moves through Senate Subcommittees

    Five of the six subcommittees of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday approved their portions of a fiscal 2012 draft defense authorization bill, with the Readiness and Management Support Subcommittee the only one to meet in open session. The Readiness panel’s session was relatively historic, as no other Senate Armed Services panel has marked up the annual policy bill in open session in 15 years …

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