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    Call for Nominations

    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.

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    Installation Innovation Forum 2019

    Innovation will provide the key to adapting to looming challenges and that begins with ADC’s Installation Innovation Forum 2019.

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  • Pentagon Review Likely to Result in Additional Cuts for 2012

    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 …

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  • Young Veterans Face Resistance from Employers

    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 …

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  • Horsham LRA Looks to NAS Glenview Reuse for Inspiration

    With a mix of residential, commercial and open space, including a 45-acre town center shopping center, the redevelopment of the former Naval Air Station Glenview is one success story officials working on the reuse of Willow Grove NAS Joint Reserve Base are paying close attention to. And given that public opinion opposes retaining Willow Grove’s runway, the decision by the Glenview, Ill., community to get rid of the two runways …

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  • Quantico Growth Largely Free of Traffic Jams, School Overcrowding

    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 …

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  • Outlook Bright for Redstone EUL Project

    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 …

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  • Brunswick Landing Selected for FAA’s Military Airport Program

    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 …

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  • Proposed UAV Corridor Takes Shape in Oklahoma

    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 …

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  • Energy Savings to be Realized as a Result of BRAC

    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 …

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