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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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  • Navy to Contemplate Changing Minimum Ship Requirement

    The Navy is preparing a force structure study over the next several months that will be based on the new strategic guidance the Pentagon released in January, Adm. John Harvey, commander of Fleet Forces Command, told reporters Tuesday. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert has “a strategic view now from the commander in chief. He’s got a budget that is coming from the Congress. Okay, let’s figure out what kind of Navy matches those two together …

  • South Carolina Republican Supports Call for BRAC

    A lone voice on Capitol Hill, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham (R) said Tuesday he would support authorizing a new round of base closures as a logical step to curtail defense spending. “We can’t have it both ways. We can’t say, ‘Okay we’re going to fundamentally overhaul the military but not close bases …

  • Many Communities Express Confidence at Prospect of New BRAC Round

    While no host to a military facility relishes the prospect of a new round of base closures, a number of defense communities believe they are in good shape as the Pentagon plans to request Congress authorize another BRAC. “China Lake is well prepared to defend itself and well prepared to advocate for the work we do,” China Lake Alliance Executive Director Mick Gleason told the Ridgecrest Daily Independent …

  • Business Parks outside Ft. Bragg Slow to Develop

    Since 2009, Fayetteville, N.C., has been among the nation’s leaders in several economic indicators, yet economic growth in Cumberland County, which borders Fort Bragg’s southeastern perimeter, has failed to meet expectations regarding the impact of BRAC, reports the Fayetteville Observer. Projections that the addition of Forces Command and Reserve Command to Bragg would attract 1,000 defense contractors remain unfilled …


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