ADC members are welcome to attend the 2019 Defense Policy Forum in Washington D.C. on November 5.
DEADLINE EXTENDED until October 23rd! Submit a project for the 2020 Innovators Report today.
New to the concept of public-public partnerships? Learn the basics at ADC's Partnership Bootcamp this fall. Join ADC Oct. 31 – Nov. 1.
Join us for IIF2020 in San Antonio, February 10-12, 2020.
In warning the congressional deficit reduction committee last week against paring the Pentagon’s discretionary budget beyond the $450 billion in cuts already called for under August’s debt ceiling agreement, the leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee echoed a similar theme as their House counterparts …READ MORE
The Justice Department last week awarded a total of $20 million to nine organizations providing mentoring programs to military children through a partnership with the Pentagon. DOD made the funding available to the Justice Department’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention as part of a joint effort to support military kids …READ MORE
Military and community officials point to shortcomings in local higher education offerings as a primary reason they have been unable to fill job openings at the missions that have recently moved to Aberdeen Proving Ground. Many of the jobs available at Army Communications-Electronics Command require specialized degrees that cannot be obtained in Aberdeen and Harford County …READ MORE
Amid a flurry of proposals sent by fellow lawmakers last week to the congressional deficit reduction committee, the chairman of the Senate subcommittee overseeing federal real estate offered the panel a plan to encourage federal agencies to dispose of thousands of unneeded properties. While it shares many of the same goals as legislation currently moving in the House, the plan submitted by Sen. Tom Carper seems to differ in many respects …READ MORE
Congressional leaders in the House and Senate appear to favor moving fiscal 2012 spending bills in several smaller packages rather than in one comprehensive omnibus measure. House Speaker John Boehner has not committed to one approach, but last Thursday said he is disinclined to consider going the omnibus route …READ MORE
A controversial provision requiring the federal government to sell the Washington headquarters of the Department of Energy, among other properties, likely will sink the prospects of legislation that would create a civilian BRAC commission from becoming law, reports the Washington Business Journal …READ MORE
The area surrounding Marine Corps Base Quantico in northern Virginia has skirted significant increases in traffic and school enrollment after adding nearly 3,000 new jobs to the installation, according to the Quantico Growth Management Committee. Many workers are commuting from their homes in the Washington, D.C., metro area rather than moving to the Potomac communities …READ MORE