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.
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.
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.
Innovation will provide the key to adapting to looming challenges and that begins with ADC’s Installation Innovation Forum 2019.
The Oxnard City Council should postpone a vote expected to approve a 1,500-home development near Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu if lawmakers don’t want to lose 7,000 civilian jobs and suffer other harmful economic effects, according to a commentary in the Ventura County Star …READ MORE
North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue will hold regional military summits in four host communities this summer to assess the military’s impact on local economic development and find out where community shortfalls exist regarding infrastructure, encroachment, education and workforce. “The goal is to get critical information and data from our four major military clusters and their surrounding communities …READ MORE
Recommended BRAC spending levels in the fiscal 2012 spending bill approved Monday by the Senate Milcon Appropriations Subcommittee match the president’s budget request but vary slightly from the House version, leaving a little room for negotiation when Congress reconciles the two chambers’ proposals. The Senate subcommittee calls for spending $259 million for BRAC 2005 and $324 million for the BRAC 1990 account …READ MORE
The pending closures of Forts McPherson and Gillem are adding thousands of homes to an already saturated housing market in the Atlanta area. As a result, military and civilian workers with ties to the two posts are being forced to take heavy losses, if they are able to sell their homes at all …READ MORE
The USO broke ground Monday at Fort Belvoir on its first domestic Wounded Warrior and Family Center, a place for injured service members and their families to spend time outside the hospital setting. The ceremony also marked the launch of USO’s Operation Enduring Care, a $100 million capital fundraising program to support the center at Belvoir along with one planned for the new Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md …READ MORE
The Senate Armed Services Committee is urging DOD to maintain the minimum anti-terrorism and force protection standards adopted after 2001 at all military facilities, including leased properties, according to the committee’s report accompanying its version of the fiscal 2012 defense authorization bill. After developing standards intended to protect all military, civilian and contractor personnel working for the department, DOD invested billions of dollars …READ MORE
Republican lawmakers appear increasingly willing to consider significant cuts in defense spending as part of the ongoing negotiations over legislation needed to raise the nation’s borrowing limit, particularly as the two parties reached an impasse last week over including measures to raise tax revenue. So far, defense spending has been an obstacle during the talks …READ MORE