ADC is launching a new program at this year’s summit with a focus on the ideas and issues that are key to strengthening the foundation of readiness for our military and communities.
Read the official press release and learn more about the Great American Defense Communities program.
ADC’s 2019 Annual Report provides a look back at 2018 and shares exciting 2019 news and updates.
The Army is looking to its Net Zero program as a key way for the service to meet its broad goals of trimming energy consumption while increasing its reliance on alternative sources of energy, senior officials said Tuesday at the 2011 Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting …READ MORE
Applications from four defense communities to a DOD program funding transportation improvements at medical facilities growing as a result of BRAC exceeded its $300 million cap, meaning some projects won’t obtain federal funding. Fairfax County submitted the largest funding request, asking for $185 million to widen Route 1 near Fort Belvoir, home of the new Fort Belvoir Community Hospital …READ MORE
Legislation intended to slash thousands of unneeded federal properties through a civilian BRAC commission and potentially save billions of dollars will be marked up Thursday by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The panel’s Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Subcommittee approved the Civilian Property Realignment Act in May …READ MORE
Despite the need to cut defense spending by more than $450 billion over the next decade, the potential exists for the nation to build a modern force that maintains its role as a global leader, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Tuesday. Achieving such a result will be challenging but will be greatly aided with the cooperation of Congress …READ MORE
In advance of budget cuts expected to approach several hundred billion dollars or more over the coming decade, the Army has embarked on its own cost-cutting exercise, Army Secretary John McHugh said Monday. Those efforts include reforming Installation Management Command, removing redundancies in research, eliminating unneeded task forces …READ MORE
The Lemoore City Council last week accepted 17 of the 21 recommendations in the joint land use study for NAS Lemoore in central California. The study’s policy committee — made up of officials from Lemoore, Kings County and Fresno County — approved the final study in August and asked each jurisdiction to pass a resolution supporting its recommendations …READ MORE
A $7.4 million plasma waste-to-energy system operating at Hurlburt Field, Fla., is reducing landfill use and gas emissions, while producing usable energy. The system is undergoing testing by Air Force Special Operations Command to see how much energy can be generated, as a system of its size had never been built …READ MORE