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ADC & Converge Strategies detail case studies and recommendations for military partnership models that deploy distributed energy resources in this new report.
Innovation will provide the key to adapting to looming challenges and that begins with ADC’s Installation Innovation Forum 2019.
A streamlining effort by the Air Force Reserve will result in the loss of dozens of positions at a handful of installations, while others will gain personnel. The action will remove personnel, intelligence, communications, chaplain, history, public affairs and medical directorates from the Air Force Reserve’s three numbered air forces …READ MORE
The state of Louisiana will spend $25.2 million over the next three years to improve infrastructure surrounding Fort Polk in an effort to leverage growth coming to the post as a result of its expansion by 100,000 acres. The investment will provide the necessary infrastructure so that central Louisiana can benefit from the installation’s expansion as well as attract more units to Polk, Gov. Bobby Jindal said last week …READ MORE
Enhanced management of DOD’s inventory of excess buildings would help focus its future efforts to dispose of unneeded facilities and improve the department’s efficiency, according to a new study by GAO. The department is moving ahead with a six-year program to demolish 62.3 million square feet of buildings and about $1.2 billion in other facilities by the end of FY 2013 …READ MORE
Matrix Design Group last month was awarded a contract by San Luis Obispo County to prepare a joint land use study for the areas surrounding Camp Roberts, located in the Central Coast region of California. The study is intended to reduce potential conflicts between the camp and surrounding areas while accommodating new growth, providing for environmental sustainability, supporting the facility’s operational missions …READ MORE
News Bulletin: The 440th Airlift Wing Community Council, the Milwaukee-area nonprofit that has promoted the missions and personnel at General Mitchell Air Reserve Station, is alive and well even though the installation closed four years ago after its primary mission relocated to North Carolina as a result of BRAC 2005 …READ MORE
In a move to boost the employment prospects of military spouses, the federal government has waived a two-year window for spouses of service members disabled or killed in the line of duty to qualify for a preferential hiring authority from federal agencies. A new rule published last month provides indefinite eligibility for spouses who are not prepared to enter the workforce within two years because they are still grieving, attending school, or caring for children or their disabled spouse …READ MORE
Yesterday, while speaking aboard a Navy aircraft, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned that if Congress fails to reach an agreement in the debt-ceiling talks and massive cuts are automatically triggered in DoD, that the U.S. unemployment rate could increase by 1% …READ MORE