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    Powerful New Program

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    ADC’s 2019 Annual Report provides a look back at 2018 and shares exciting 2019 news and updates.

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  • Report: White House Blocking Deal to Raise Spending Caps

    Report: White House Blocking Deal to Raise Spending Caps

    President Trump does not want a deal to raise mandatory spending caps, Axios reported Monday. The White House appears to be dug in on the topline numbers in the administration’s fiscal year 2020 budget request. The request pushes defense spending to $750 billion by putting extra money in the overseas contingency operations (OCO) account, which

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  • Conger Says Consensus Exists to Address Climate-Related Readiness Threats

    Conger Says Consensus Exists to Address Climate-Related Readiness Threats

    Recent natural disasters and damage from extreme weather events are increasingly challenging DOD leaders to address long-term issues of installation resiliency, according to a DefenseOne Radio report. “California wildfires led to the evacuation of family housing at Camp Pendleton, Naval Air Station Point Mugu and the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center,” Rep. John Garamendi

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  • Committee Hearings to Watch

    Committee Hearings to Watch

    DOD leaders will be on Capitol Hill over the next few days to talk about the Trump administration’s fiscal year 2020 budget request. Here are some of the hearings to watch online: House Armed Services Committee hearing with Army Secretary Mark Esper, Army Chief of Staff Mark Milley, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and Air

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  • Navy Says Early USS Truman Retirement an ‘Investment Decision’

    Navy Says Early USS Truman Retirement an ‘Investment Decision’

    Navy leaders last week defended their decision to retire the carrier USS Truman decades ahead of schedule to fund other preferred new technology projects, Military.com reported. In a House Armed Services Seapower subcommittee hearing, lawmakers pressed the Navy to explain the decision detailed in the 2020 defense budget request. Rep. Elaine Luria (D-Va.), a retired

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