Meet the Great American Defense Communities that ADC and USAA will be highlighting in the coming year!
Join us for ADC’s 2019 DOD Energy and Water Forum, the leading policy event that gathers decision-makers across DOD, industry and communities for a one-day look at the big issues impacting energy and water on installations.
Join us for IIF2020 in San Antonio, February 10-12, 2020.
Join us in June 8-10 in Washington, D.C. for the 2020 Defense Communities National Summit!
The McPherson Implementing Local Redevelopment Authority is looking for proposals from qualified firms to select a master developer to advance a 113-acre site at the former Fort McPherson through its development phases. The authority plans to turn the parcel into a commercial node for the overall redevelopment featuring a world-class science and technology park …READ MORE
While Enid, Okla., officials are concerned about the prospect that the Pentagon could face an additional $600 billion in spending cuts, they are confident that Vance Air Force Base is well positioned to weather potential belt-tightening measures. “Through our protection and enhancement efforts, we have positioned ourselves to be the most cost-effective, efficient training base in the military …READ MORE
President Obama signed bipartisan legislation Monday intended to boost hiring of military veterans through two new tax credits. Before signing the bill, Obama urged companies to hire veterans, “the best that America has to offer.” He also pointed out that the unemployment rate for veterans has continued to rise …READ MORE
In the wake of the congressional debt supercommittee’s inability to strike a compromise that would avert draconian cuts to the Pentagon’s budget over the next decade, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said he has “never been more concerned about the ability of Congress to forge common-sense solutions to the nation’s pressing problems …READ MORE
Some of Congress’ most ardent supporters of the nation’s military reiterated their pledges to reverse the automatic spending cuts slated to slash defense spending by an additional $600 billion after the congressional debt supercommittee conceded Monday that it had failed to reach agreement on a deficit reduction plan. “We are now working on a plan to minimize the impact of the sequester on the Department of Defense …READ MORE
Less than two weeks after being selected to develop and manage family housing at six northern Air Force bases, Balfour Beatty Communities has been chosen by the Air Force as the highest ranked offeror for two more installations, Dyess AFB, located near Abilene, Texas, and Moody AFB, located near Valdosta, Ga. …READ MORE
DOD will award funding to 27 new projects proposed by private firms, universities and federal organizations to demonstrate emerging energy technologies on military installations through its Installation Energy Test Bed initiative. The initiative plays a key role in testing, evaluating and scaling up innovative energy technologies to improve the department’s energy security and reduce its facility energy costs …READ MORE
Apparently the stakes aren’t high enough for the congressional debt supercommittee. The reason why the panel appears unlikely to reach a deficit reduction deal is the lack of urgency, according to a story in Friday’s Washington Post. Unlike the previous crises Congress faced earlier this year, missing this week’s deadline will not cause an immediate calamity …READ MORE