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 Federal Highway Administration has awarded $450,000 to the state of Virginia to implement a dynamic ridesharing program to address BRAC-related traffic in the Washington region. Through a range of cash incentives, the value pricing program will recruit 500 drivers and 1,000 riders, focusing on employees whose commutes were affected by BRAC …READ MORE
A House-Senate conference committee hashing out differences between the two chambers’ versions of three fiscal 2012 spending bills ditched language urging the Economic Development Administration to provide support to defense communities affected by BRAC closures or mission growth through its various economic development assistance programs …READ MORE
ADC has been working with its members and the House Agriculture Committee to reverse a legislative change that has prevented states and communities from applying funds from a DOD program for combating encroachment at military installations to a similar program in the Agriculture Department intended to protect farmland from development …READ MORE
Local officials and their congressional representatives should play a large leadership role in helping communities plan for potential defense cuts, OEA Director Patrick O’Brien told Capitol Hill staff Tuesday. “The first step is to organize and speak with one voice, which may involve multiple municipalities …READ MORE
Google launched a new set of tools for veterans transitioning to civilian life, deployed service members and their families. The Google for Veterans website links to Google’s Veterans Channel on YouTube, where users are welcomed by a video from First Lady Michelle Obama urging Americans to connect to service members …READ MORE
Dayton, Ohio, leaders are anxiously waiting to find out if the debt supercommittee will come up with a plan that calls for reductions to the Pentagon’s budget beyond the $450 billion already slated over the next 10 years. The impact would be far-reaching as Wright-Patterson AFB accounts for one-sixth of the region’s economy …READ MORE