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    Powerful New Program

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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.

Latest Posts

  • Veterans’ Homeless Rates Far Outpace General Population

    Military veterans are significantly more likely than the general population to be homeless, with a substantial gap between male and female veterans’ rates, according to a new study. Males veterans were almost 50 percent as likely as nonveterans to be homeless, while female veterans were twice as likely as nonveterans to be homeless …

  • Dempsey Makes Case for BRAC

    As DOD slashes almost a half a trillion dollars in spending through 2021, military installations will need to change accordingly, Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Wednesday. “When we talk about balancing the force and our investment in balance, there’s manpower costs, there’s modernization and equipment costs, there’s training and maintenance costs, and then there’s this thing called infrastructure …

  • Republican Senators’ Plan Would Undo Defense Sequester in FY 2013

    A group of Republican senators unveiled legislation Thursday that would postpone government-wide spending cuts until fiscal 2014 by trimming the number of federal civilians by 5 percent through attrition. The plan would reverse the first year’s portion of the automatic spending cuts — $55 billion on both defense and non-defense programs — slated to go into effect next January …

  • BRAC Talk Fuels Interest in Lobbyists

    The Pentagon’s announcement that it plans to request a new BRAC round has placed lobbyists on high alert, triggering a surge in interest from defense communities. “If they approve a BRAC, you will see a lot of hires. But proactive communities already have representation …


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