- November 30, 2018
ADC & Converge Strategies detail case studies and recommendations for military partnership models that deploy distributed energy resources in this new report.
The submission period for the 2019 Great American Defense Communities program is now closed. Stay tuned for the 2019 Class of Great American Defense Communities announcement in December 2018.
Innovation will provide the key to adapting to looming challenges and that begins with ADC’s Installation Innovation Forum 2019.
The review of the nation’s military missions, capabilities and security roles now being conducted by the Pentagon as part of an exercise needed to identify up to $400 billion in potential spending cuts most likely will result in DOD requesting its fiscal 2012 budget request be trimmed. The department’s proposed cuts should surpass the $6 billion reduction to the administration’s budget request the Senate Armed Services Committee recommended in the FY 2012 defense authorization bill …READ MORE
Unemployment among male veterans aged 18 to 24 was 28.3 percent in the second quarter of 2011, up from 21.9 percent for all of last year, the latest indicator of the challenge young service members must confront after serving their country. Male veterans aged 25 to 34 are doing better, averaging 14.5 percent unemployment in the second quarter …READ MORE
The northern Virginia region surrounding Marine Corps Base Quantico may have survived the BRAC growth coming to the installation. Many of the 2,000 federal employees slated to transfer to Quantico already have arrived without generating significant traffic congestion or an influx of new students in the schools of Prince William and Stafford counties …READ MORE
As the completion of the first building at Redstone Gateway — the $1 billion office park at Redstone Arsenal being developed under the EUL program — approaches in the fall, the company that is leading the effort has high expectations for the project. “It is not a normal office park. It is a first-class office park …READ MORE
In its first year of eligibility, the general aviation airport at the former Brunswick Naval Air Station has been chosen to participate in the Federal Aviation Administration’s 2011 Military Airport Program, a critical source of funding for capital needs for former military airports and joint use airports. Brunswick Executive Airport, which opened in April, will be eligible for funds for a wide variety of projects …READ MORE
Officials with DOD, Oklahoma State University, and the Oklahoma state government are proposing an “air corridor” near Fort Sill for UAVs (Unmanned Arial Vehicles), according to DOD Buzz. Army commanders continue to call for more UAVs to be designed and produced, while engineers complain that they have little opportunity to do any testing with the UAVs because of regulations put in place by the Federal Aviation Administration …READ MORE
The Army should realize substantial energy cost savings as a result of BRAC, said Richard Kidd, deputy assistant secretary of the Army for Energy and Sustainability. Unlike the Navy and Air Force, which consume much more liquid fuel, the Army is the largest consumer of facility energy, not only within the Defense Department, but within the entire federal government …READ MORE