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 National Weather Service determined that the tornado that swept through Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., last week was an EF-2 in intensity with winds swirling from 111 to 135 mile per hour over a path that was five miles long and 1,000 feet wide. The tornado damaged more than 100 on-base housing units and tore the roofs off many buildings near the flightline …READ MORE
While service members and their families face a number of unmet needs, sometimes families are “overwhelmed with support,” hampering their ability to take advantage of available resources. “There’s so much information …READ MORE
The Port of Corpus Christi and the company that plans to turn the former Naval Station Ingleside into an offshore oil services complex are expected to agree Monday to contract terms over the purchase of the site located along the Texas Coastal Bend. Houston-based Canyon Supply and Logistics and the port signed a letter of intent in March to purchase a total of 910 acres of upland property for $102 million …READ MORE
A partnership formed last year between the Defense and Energy departments has already paid dividends for military installations, leading to $15 million in energy conservation savings at some of DOD’s 307,000 buildings. Under the agreement, officials from the two departments direct investments into conservation-related technologies for military installations and battlefield operations …READ MORE
The commander of Fort Carson is considering the possibility of taking advantage of available facilities at Pueblo Chemical Depot to provide space for a new combat aviation brigade slated to arrive in 2013. The related question of whether DOD still considers the chemical depot a BRAC site is still up in the air …READ MORE
The Defense and Agriculture departments have formally recognized an ongoing relationship intended to strengthen the ability of communities to support military families and increase their opportunities in the workforce, as well as to expand child care and youth development programs. “They’ve studied and developed some of America’s most promising practices for strengthening communities — the same communities where our military members and their families live …READ MORE