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    Base Redevelopment Forum 2018

    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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    Installation Innovation Forum 2019

    Innovation will provide the key to adapting to looming challenges and that begins with ADC’s Installation Innovation Forum 2019.

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    The 2018 Class of Great American Defense Communities

    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.

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  • We Need Your Session Proposals for 2011 Annual Conference

    As preparations continue for the ADC 2011 Annual Conference in Norfolk, Va., ADC is asking its members and military partners for session ideas, the most important step in developing our program of events. This year’s call for sessions has been simplified — you only need to submit session abstracts and proposed speakers. If your session abstract is selected, then you will be asked to provide additional details …

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  • Smart Microgrid Powers Army Vehicles at Wheeler

    Officials at Wheeler Army Airfield in Hawaii are demonstrating the Army’s first smart-charging microgrid, one step in a bid to make the installation energy independent. The prototype consists of 25 kilowatts of solar power array, 200 kilowatt-hours of battery storage and four plug-in electric vehicles. The system powers four electric vehicles and has the ability to provide instant backup power to support three buildings for 72 hours …

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  • Amid Growth, Eastern North Carolina Braces for Troop Cuts

    While several communities in Eastern North Carolina still are preparing for the arrival of the last of the 14,000 Marines coming as part of the Grow the Force initiative, local officials are assessing the impact of the Pentagon’s plan to reduce the Marine Corps’ end strength by about 15,000 troops starting in 2015. With the latest news, the housing and banking industry will need to keep a close watch on market demand …

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  • Many Lawmakers Didn’t Get the Memo about the Earmark Ban

    There are ways around the ban on earmarks in the House and Senate, as two recent articles make all too clear. Lawmakers, particularly ones with clout, are contacting agency officials directly to request that they make projects in their home districts a priority …

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