ADC is launching a new program at this year’s summit with a focus on the ideas and issues that are key to strengthening the foundation of readiness for our military and communities.
Read the official press release and learn more about the Great American Defense Communities program.
ADC’s 2019 Annual Report provides a look back at 2018 and shares exciting 2019 news and updates.
Seven mayors from the Monterey Bay area on Monday criticized last month’s move by the state to effectively eliminate California’s redevelopment agencies, saying it strips away local governments’ best tool for creating jobs and revitalizing communities. The two bills signed last month by Gov. Jerry Brown could place efforts to redevelop Fort Ord’s 28,000 acres at risk …READ MORE
Col. Judith Robinson’s tenure as Fort Detrick garrison commander has been marked by her tireless efforts to develop, enhance and sustain partnerships not only inside the gates of the post, Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the Glen Haven housing area but in the wider community as well. For her commitment to inclusion, outreach and partnership, ADC has selected Robinson for its Military Leadership Award …READ MORE
Congress has allocated a total of $25.3 billion from fiscal 1990 to 2011 to clean up installations closed or realigned under the first four BRAC rounds. Adding in the $323.5 million included in President Obama’s request for FY 2012 would bring the total to $25.7 billion …READ MORE
National security spending would be cut by almost $900 billion over the next 10 years under the budget proposal introduced by Senate Democrats Monday. The proposal of Sen. Kent Conrad, chairman of the Budget Committee, offers no programmatic detail, but it matches the recommendation of the president’s bipartisan deficit commission for national security spending …READ MORE
Over the past 20 years, Don Salter, a commissioner for Santa Rosa County, has been a guiding force in Northwest Florida’s support of the military, helping to protect Naval Air Station Whiting Field from encroachment while strengthening ties among the region’s installations, local leaders and businesses. In recognition of his long-standing efforts, ADC has selected Salter to receive its Active Base Community Leadership Award …READ MORE
The city of Enid, Okla., is considering building a joint-use hangar at Enid Woodring Regional Airport to enhance the mission at Vance Air Force Base, located 10 miles away. Vance routinely uses the local airport for training, as well as aircraft diversions …READ MORE