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    The Association of Defense Communities is bringing its Base Redevelopment Forum back to its roots. First held in Portland, Maine in 2013, this Forum has become the nation’s leading forum focused on large-scale redevelopment. Our focus is beyond BRAC; it is about advancing economic opportunity through community-driven redevelopment.

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    Defense Policy Forum 2018

    ADC is launching a reboot of its annual fall policy event with a focus on defining the organization’s annual policy agenda. Join us November 8 in Washington, D.C.

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    DOD Energy & Water Forum

    Join us at the DOD Defense Energy & Water Forum for the leading industry event focused on defense installation resiliency. The Forum will feature expert panels and interactive discussions to dive into the key challenges facing the critical infrastructure of our military installations.

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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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  • House ‘Puzzled’ by Disparity in Shipyard Overhead Rates

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  • White House Pledges to Eliminate Wasteful Spending across Government

    President Obama and Vice President Biden launched an initiative Monday to identify and eliminate misspent dollars in every agency and department across the federal government. Under the executive order signed by the president, Biden will oversee efforts by cabinet agencies to eliminate government waste and improve efficiency …

  • Hundreds Turn out to Plan Future of NAS Willow Grove

    Close to 600 residents attended one of two planning sessions Friday to generate ideas for reusing Naval Air Station Willow Grove, located outside of Philadelphia. Common themes that emerged from the charrette included building a town center with mixed-use redevelopment, avoiding high-density housing or apartments that could add to area traffic and adding an adult retirement community for the area’s large population of aging residents …


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