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.
The North Carolina General Assembly should reject legislation allowing finance companies to raise interest rates on short-term, or payday, loans, according to a member of the North Carolina Advisory Commission on Military Affairs. The House already has passed HB 810, ignoring vocal opposition from military commanders at North Carolina installations and sending “a strong negative signal to the military and military families” in the state …READ MORE
Some developers of family housing at military installations are growing concerned about the prospect that a future round of base closures could leave them with greatly reduced demand for their projects. The principal worry centers around housing projects at rural bases where the surrounding community could not absorb additional units …READ MORE
The Air Force Real Property Agency has set a series of goals to advance its enhanced use leasing program, including improving and streamlining its business processes to encourage developer participation, according to a recent update of the agency’s strategic plan. Despite the challenges of the current economic climate, the agency believes there are opportunities to attract private-sector partners “who understand the inherent stability of commercial activities associated with Air Force property …READ MORE
The U.S. military frequently is the source of technological innovation for the commercial sector, and its efforts to cut energy usage most likely will follow a similar arc. The latest example could be the Army’s net zero program, which is intended to conserve energy and water, and reduce waste streams at 17 pilot installations …READ MORE