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ADC & Converge Strategies detail case studies and recommendations for military partnership models that deploy distributed energy resources in this new report.
Innovation will provide the key to adapting to looming challenges and that begins with ADC’s Installation Innovation Forum 2019.
Sent at the request of President Obama, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar visited Fort Monroe Wednesday bearing encouraging tidings regarding the chances for the historic 570-acre post in Hampton, Va., to become a unit of the National Park Service system. The cabinet member was impressed with what he saw around the stone-and-water-moat fort and told the Virginian-Pilot editorial board the property could become a great urban national park …READ MORE
In a report titled “The Enhanced Use Lease Program Requires Management Attention,” the Government Accountability Office uncovered a variety of shortcomings in the military’s enhanced use leasing program, including noncompliance with the program’s authorizing statute, insufficient managerial oversight and uneven financial returns …READ MORE
Legislation requiring broad skills training for all separating service members will go to the Senate for consideration later this year after successfully moving through the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Wednesday. The 2011 Hiring Heroes Act, sponsored by Committee Chair Patty Murray, would require personnel to attend the Transition Assistance Program before leaving the military …READ MORE
Defense Secretary Robert Gates is getting quite a send-off this week in preparation for his retirement today from the Pentagon and public service. Farewell dinners hosted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday and the president and the first lady on Wednesday culminate with a formal armed forces farewell tribute outside the Pentagon Thursday …READ MORE
A plan to shed thousands of unneeded federal properties would cost the government money over the next 10 years, according to a recent analysis by the Congressional Budget Office. The analysis — requested by Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee — looked at the administration’s proposal for creating a civilian BRAC commission …READ MORE