- Mission Support/Community Partnerships
- August 14, 2018
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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Innovation will provide the key to adapting to looming challenges and that begins with ADC’s Installation Innovation Forum 2019.
The Great American Defense Community Program showcases selected communities at the local and national level, and promotes the innovative programs, community leaders and best practices of the 2018 class.
Congress stands a relatively decent shot at passing spending bills before year’s end, in contrast to the standoff that forced the federal government to operate under a continuing resolution for half of the current fiscal year. Appropriations for fiscal years that began in odd-numbered years since 2005 were completed by the end of December …READ MORE
The chairman of the House panel overseeing the federal government’s vast real estate holdings introduced Thursday his version of legislation that would carry out the White House’s initiative to create a civilian BRAC commission to expedite the disposal of unneeded federal properties. The Civilian Property Realignment Act — introduced by Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.), chairman of the Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Subcommittee of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee — is largely similar to the Obama administration’s plan …READ MORE
The city attorney for Alexandria, Va., advised the city council Monday against seeking a federal injunction to stop the move of thousands of defense workers to an office development in the city that is projected to exacerbate existing traffic congestion in northern Virginia. Last week, Fairfax and Prince William counties, as well as the commonwealth of Virginia, decided against pursuing a legal fight over the BRAC recommendation that will result in 6,400 workers commuting to the Mark Center …READ MORE
At the same time as local leaders are trying to gain the support of developers for a proposed enhanced use lease at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Maryland Del. John Bohanan met with Naval Facilities Engineering Command officials to revise the project’s terms. The latest change will prohibit retail stores and restaurants, except for sandwich shops, from leasing space in the office development …READ MORE
Randolph AFB, Texas, would gain 15 T-38C jet trainers and 80 student pilots annually as the Air Force’s preferred location to consolidate its Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals training from five locations to three. The basing selection is subject to an environmental assessment before the consolidation can go ahead …READ MORE
The deadline for carrying out up to seven BRAC recommendations could be extended by one year, under the draft version of the fiscal 2012 defense authorization bill that will be considered Thursday by the House Armed Services’ Readiness Subcommittee. The subcommittee is “aware that the department is encountering difficulties in completing all of the BRAC 2005 actions by September 2011 …READ MORE