Call for Nominations

    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.

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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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    Defense Policy Forum 2018

    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.

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    DOD Energy & Water Forum

    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.

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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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    Talks between party leaders and the White House over a measure to fund the federal government for the remainder of fiscal 2011 made little headway during last week’s congressional recess, raising the possibility that Congress may be forced to pass another continuing resolution to keep the government running if leaders can’t reach a deal before the existing stopgap expires April 8 …

  • Pennsylvania Officials Consider Letterkenny’s Prospects in Future BRAC

    Leaders in south central Pennsylvania are considering ways to strengthen Letterkenny Army Depot in advance of a prospective base closure round. One way would be to re-establish the Pennsylvania Base Development Commission, which then-Gov. Ed Rendell eliminated two years ago as part of a budget-cutting exercise …

  • Armed Services Chairman Clarifies Earmark Ban

    House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard “Buck” McKeon (R-Calif.) reiterated Friday that all earmarks would be barred from the fiscal 2012 defense authorization bill, but outlined the procedure for committee members to amend the president’s budget request for DOD. “The American people want to know that their taxpayer dollars are being spent efficiently and effectively on the nation’s defense,” McKeon said …

  • Farr, Jenkins to Head Defense Community Caucus in House

    Longtime ADC supporter Rep. Sam Farr (D-Calif.) and second-term Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-Kan.) will co-chair a newly formed congressional caucus dedicated to advancing issues facing communities with closed or active installations. The Defense Community Caucus, a bipartisan group of House lawmakers, will provide a unified voice for the hundreds of communities that host active and closed installations, raise awareness of the unique issues and challenges facing defense communities …


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