- July 19, 2018
The Association of Defense Communities is joining forces with the Governor's Military Council of California to host a special two-day event bringing key leaders from around the state and DOD to explore issues that are defining the future of California's defense communities.
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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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.
The recent compromise over funding the government for the remainder of fiscal 2011 includes a number of cuts to economic development programs, including a $9 million reduction in spending by the Economic Development Administration. EDA will receive $246 million in FY 2011 this year, under the spending deal that included a record $40 billion in cuts to federal spending compared to the previous year …READ MORE
Fort Bragg sustained damaged to a limited number of buildings and a loss of power, but no deaths or significant injuries as a result of the wave of tornadoes that ripped through North Carolina Saturday. Damage in surrounding Cumberland and Hoke counties, however, was much worse, with more than one hundred homes destroyed …READ MORE
The city of New Orleans is looking for one or more consulting firms to prepare a variety of analyses needed to support a business plan for Naval Support Activity New Orleans, the site on the east bank of the Mississippi River closed under BRAC 2005. The business plan and operations plan, needed to support the reuse of the NSA site, includes a market analysis, economic feasibility study, operating and infrastructure analysis, and environmental quality assurance report …READ MORE
The developer of a 240-acre, mixed-use complex near Fort Meade, Md., has agreed to widen a major access route to the post in lieu of paying the county impact fees. The deal accelerates the expansion of Route 175, a huge benefit for Anne Arundel County which had been unable to attain state funding for the project …READ MORE
Fort Bliss officials have been pressing Army leadership to consider the El Paso post to station the Europe-based brigade combat team slated to return home in 2015. Bliss, which is expected to host 34,000 soldiers by 2013, has sufficient space and facilities to house the 3,800 soldiers that make up a combat brigade …READ MORE
Defense Secretary Robert Gates will prepare a set of budget-cutting alternatives for President Obama to consider as a way to satisfy his goal of cutting $400 billion from the Pentagon’s budget over the next 12 years. “We have been given a mission, and the secretary will undertake it. …READ MORE
The ADC Military Families Task Force has release its preliminary recommendations on the role of the association in supporting military family and quality-of-life issues. Established by the ADC Board of Directors earlier this year and comprised of a broad spectrum of public and private members, the task force was charged with determining how ADC and its members can play a leadership role on the broad issues affecting military families …READ MORE