- December 12, 2018
ADC & Converge Strategies detail case studies and recommendations for military partnership models that deploy distributed energy resources in this new report.
The submission period for the 2019 Great American Defense Communities program is now closed. Stay tuned for the 2019 Class of Great American Defense Communities announcement in December 2018.
Innovation will provide the key to adapting to looming challenges and that begins with ADC’s Installation Innovation Forum 2019.
The developer of a 240-acre, mixed-use complex near Fort Meade, Md., has agreed to widen a major access route to the post in lieu of paying the county impact fees. The deal accelerates the expansion of Route 175, a huge benefit for Anne Arundel County which had been unable to attain state funding for the project …READ MORE
Fort Bliss officials have been pressing Army leadership to consider the El Paso post to station the Europe-based brigade combat team slated to return home in 2015. Bliss, which is expected to host 34,000 soldiers by 2013, has sufficient space and facilities to house the 3,800 soldiers that make up a combat brigade …READ MORE
Defense Secretary Robert Gates will prepare a set of budget-cutting alternatives for President Obama to consider as a way to satisfy his goal of cutting $400 billion from the Pentagon’s budget over the next 12 years. “We have been given a mission, and the secretary will undertake it. …READ MORE
The ADC Military Families Task Force has release its preliminary recommendations on the role of the association in supporting military family and quality-of-life issues. Established by the ADC Board of Directors earlier this year and comprised of a broad spectrum of public and private members, the task force was charged with determining how ADC and its members can play a leadership role on the broad issues affecting military families …READ MORE
Redevelopment funds pledged for the revitalization of the former Hunters Point Naval Shipyard in San Francisco will not be affected if Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to eliminate the state’s 425 redevelopment agencies is approved by the California legislature, a state official said last week. The governor never intended to disrupt projects that are under contract or under way …READ MORE
The $400 billion in savings President Obama proposed to cut out of the Pentagon’s budget over the next 12 years likely would reduce the military’s force structure and capabilities, but any significant shift in DOD’s strategic direction first would follow a comprehensive review of the department’s missions and capabilities, and the nation’s role in foreign affairs, DOD Press Secretary Geoff Morrell noted last week …READ MORE
While the recent compromise over funding the government for the remainder of fiscal 2011 includes a record $40 billion in cuts to federal spending compared to the previous year, for defense communities it provides a substantial infusion of funds for several new activities. The largest allocates up to $300 million to Maryland and Virginia for projects needed to accommodate the traffic growth associated with the realignment of Walter Reed Army Medical Center …READ MORE