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    Base Redevelopment Forum 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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    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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    The 2018 Class of Great American Defense Communities

    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.

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  • Better Luck Expected This Year Passing Spending Bills

    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 …

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  • House Panel Wants to Consider Moving Africa Command

    The House Armed Services’ Readiness Subcommittee requests the defense secretary to assess the feasibility of relocating U.S. Africa Command headquarters to the United States, under a provision in the report accompanying its portion of the fiscal year 2012 defense authorization bill. The Readiness Subcommittee approved its part of the authorization bill Thursday …

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  • Subcommittee Chair Introduces Bill to Slash Federal Real Estate

    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 …

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  • DOD’s Reliance on Real Estate Consultants Captures Committee’s Interest

    The Government Accountability Office would review DOD’s use of consultants to support infrastructure initiatives and real estate transactions such as housing, lodging, enhanced use leasing, utility privatization and other public-private partnerships, under a provision in the report accompanying the portion of the fiscal year 2012 defense authorization bill approved Thursday by the House Armed Services’ Readiness Subcommittee. As the complexity of these public-private transactions has increased over the past several years, so has the department’s use of consultants …

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