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    Meet the 2019 Communities

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    Annual Report

    ADC’s 2019 Annual Report provides a look back at 2018 and shares exciting 2019 news and updates.

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  • Inaugural 360 Live Webcast to Look at Evolving DOD Budget Picture

    The recent failure of the deficit-reduction supercommittee only adds to the uncertainty defense communities already are facing in supporting their local installation. With the possibility that the Pentagon will need to find an additional $500 billion in savings, beyond the $450 billion reduction already called for, communities are bracing for a wide range of cuts …

  • Experts Contemplate Potential Impact of Defense Cuts

    The Defense Department’s workforce of almost 800,000 civilians could fall by up to 20 percent by October 2013 if the Pentagon is forced to absorb dramatic spending cuts as a result of the supercommittee’s failure to reach a deficit reduction plan, according to a former DOD official. Some of the reduction could come via early-out incentives, but much of it would be involuntary, said Cindy Williams …

  • Comptroller Offers Peek Into Spending Cuts

    The Pentagon’s strategic budget review is taking a balanced approach, relying on cuts in personnel levels, benefits and compensation, and overhead, as well as weapons programs, the department’s deputy comptroller said last week. “We are not going to look only at modernization,” Mike McCord said …

  • Appropriators Settle on Final FY 2012 DOD Spending Level

    Senate and House appropriators have agreed to provide $518 billion for the fiscal 2012 defense spending bill, which would represent a $22 billion cut from the level the president requested at the beginning of the year, reported CQ Today …


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