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.
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 California Space Authority last week ended its seven-year effort to develop an educational and tourism facility at Vandenberg Air Force Base through an enhanced use lease, citing the three-to-five-year delay that potentially could result from complying with county permitting requirements. The Air Force Real Property Agency recently determined that the California Space Center is a private project and, as a result, would be required to comply with Santa Barbara County’s building regulations …READ MORE
On the heels of Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ announcement in January that the Pentagon would trim $78 billion in planned spending over the next five years, senior DOD officials met last week to identify billions of dollars in additional savings needed to lower the department’s five-year spending projection for 2013-2017. The Office of Management and Budget could ask the department to find up to $100 billion in additional savings over that period …READ MORE
The BRAC Regional Task Force for Fort Bragg announced Friday that it has changed its name to the Fort Bragg Regional Alliance. The name change, approved by its board of directors in December, is a part of an ongoing effort to ensure that the organization’s name reflects the mission of the organization and its role within the counties surrounding Fort Bragg …READ MORE
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 …READ MORE
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 …READ MORE
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 …READ MORE
The redevelopment of Treasure Island could survive a 10-foot wave as long as the ground is compacted and elevated, as the plan’s design calls for, and buildings are 300 feet away from the coastline. Several other factors would reduce the likelihood that the former Navy base would experience a tsunami in the first place …READ MORE