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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.
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ADC’s 2019 Annual Report provides a look back at 2018 and shares exciting 2019 news and updates.
Meetings between top officials from the United States and Japan this week most likely will result in postponing the 2014 deadline for completing the move of 8,000-plus Marines from Okinawa to Guam, an administration official said Monday. “I think you can expect to see coming out of the meeting tomorrow a readjustment of the timeline going forward in a way that is more realistic and in a way that will allow us to achieve our joint and mutual goals …READ MORE
Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen told the Senate Appropriations Committee last week they were not looking to close overseas bases as a way to cut defense spending. The president’s bipartisan debt commission counted $9 billion in potential savings from closing overseas bases, but Gates disputed the benefit of such a decision, on both fiscal and strategic grounds …READ MORE
California Gov. Jerry Brown’s veto Thursday of the state legislature’s budget plan means state redevelopment agencies won’t be eliminated, at least for the time being. Brown, however, has not said whether he would sign separate legislation approved as part of the Democrats’ budget package that would drastically overhaul redevelopment programs …READ MORE
Silicon Valley-based startup WattzOn is expanding its team to include a business development position focused on the military market. The candidate will oversee the entire sales process, from initial contacts, through proposals to obtaining signed contracts …READ MORE