- November 30, 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 signing earlier this month of a programmatic agreement on historic preservation standards between DOD and Guam will allow the Navy to go ahead with seven construction projects needed to support the realignment of 8,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam. Contracts totaling $93 million for the first two projects were awarded last September …READ MORE
Officials in Prince George County, Va., the home of Fort Lee, believe the 2010 Census overlooked about 7,500 people at the post located south of Richmond. A committee appointed by the county board of supervisors to redraw voting districts discovered that the 2010 population count for Fort Lee, 3,393 was about 3,900 lower than the 2000 figure …READ MORE
After coming close over the weekend to reaching a deal to fund the federal government for the remainder of fiscal 2011, negotiations between House and Senate leaders appear to have stumbled again, at least temporarily. The two sides reportedly had a tentative agreement to trim approximately $30 billion from current spending levels …READ MORE
A House panel next week will hold a hearing to evaluate whether a BRAC-like process can help the federal government eliminate thousands of excess properties and save taxpayers billions of dollars. The April 6 hearing, scheduled by the Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, will take a look at the White House proposal to create a Civilian Property Realignment Board to expedite the disposal of an estimated 14,000 unneeded federal buildings …READ MORE
The University of Georgia will accept the keys to the Navy Supply Corps School Athens, Ga., just after midnight March 31, the first major step in the university’s quest to convert the historic site into its Health Sciences Campus. The university and the U.S. Department of Education last week conducted a ceremonial transfer of the 58-acre property. The Navy previously had assigned the school to the Department of Education …READ MORE
New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D) highlighted the state-of-the-art facilities and efficient operations at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station during a tour Friday intended to strengthen local efforts to keep the installation off any future base closure list. Gillibrand vowed to fight for construction money so the air station could continue to support the military and federal law enforcement with outstanding services …READ MORE
Newly released Census data shows that the city of Aberdeen, Md., has not yet benefited from the growth coming to Aberdeen Proving Ground as a result of BRAC, although activity has picked up in the region as a whole. The city’s population increased only 8.1 percent since the 2000 census, less than the 9 percent growth in the statewide population …READ MORE
Officials at Robins Air Force Base along with community and state leaders are considering several options for adding an eastern cargo entrance to the Middle Georgia base as a way to reduce pollution and congestion outside an existing gate for delivery trucks. A new Defense Logistics Agency warehouse facility at Robins and the likelihood that a public-private project adding capacity to the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center will go ahead are fueling the need for a new entrance …READ MORE