Apply to join the 2019 Class of Great American Defense Communities. Celebrate your defense community for its outstanding support of the service members, families, and veterans who call your region home.
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.
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.
Syracuse University will create a first-of-its-kind national center in higher education focused on the social, economic, education and policy issues affecting veterans and their families, the school announced Wednesday along with partner JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPMorgan will spend $7.5 million over the next five years to support the launch and growth of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families …READ MORE
The enormous transformation the Army has experienced over the past 10 years — counting the shift toward modular brigades, instituting the Army Force Generation model and carrying out over 100 BRAC recommendations — has reshaped the service’s infrastructure to better support soldiers, civilians and families. With the Army on target to finish its BRAC moves in September, it will have completed $13 billion in construction and renovation, and a reorganization that has affected one-third of the service …READ MORE
Nearly five years after it was selected by the Army as its enhanced use leasing partner, Trammell Crow is close to reaching a final deal to build 10 office buildings at Fort Meade, Md. An agreement, which calls for the construction of 1.7 million square feet of office space, could be signed by August …READ MORE
Multiple bills intended to benefit military families have either passed the legislatures in Texas and Oklahoma or are under consideration. One measure under consideration in Texas is Senate Bill 1733, which would provide alternative occupational license procedures to expedite the process for military spouses to start working …READ MORE
The effort to pass legislation reauthorizing the Economic Development Administration in the Senate will need to overcome opposition from some Republicans to either trim the agency’s budget or eliminate it altogether. Several Senate Republicans oppose the measure unless the agency’s budget is cut …READ MORE
At a ceremony held last week at Fort Sam Houston, the Army deactivated its Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command and integrated the activity into the staff of Installation Management Command. Family and morale, welfare and recreation programs, which had been a subcommand of IMCOM, now will be a division within IMCOM …READ MORE