- Military Families
- August 15, 2018
The Association of Defense Communities is bringing its Base Redevelopment Forum back to its roots. First held in Portland, Maine in 2013, this Forum has become the nation’s leading forum focused on large-scale redevelopment. Our focus is beyond BRAC; it is about advancing economic opportunity through community-driven redevelopment.
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Innovation will provide the key to adapting to looming challenges and that begins with ADC’s Installation Innovation Forum 2019.
The Great American Defense Community Program showcases selected communities at the local and national level, and promotes the innovative programs, community leaders and best practices of the 2018 class.
Starting next month 36,000 soldiers at Fort Hood will be able to participate in a pilot program offering civilian credential and licensing certification programs in 28 occupations. Soldiers will be eligible to receive up to $4,000 a year toward certifications in fitness, food service, human resources, information technology, logistics, management, manufacturing, medical, trade and transportation,READ MORE
There are clear signs that many of the construction projects needed to ready Guam to host more than 4,000 Marines are moving ahead. Work is still in the early stages at the site of the planned Marine Corps Base Guam, but military leaders are pleased the effort appears to be on track, reports Stars andREAD MORE
President Trump intends to nominate Robert McMahon to the newly created position of assistant secretary of defense (ASD) for sustainment, the White House announced last week. McMahon now is ASD for logistics and materiel readiness. DOD is merging that office with the ASD for energy, installations and environment into the new sustainment office as partREAD MORE
The base support group for Grand Forks AFB, N.D., formed in the run-up to the last round of base closures, wants to broaden its outlook, and adopt a greater emphasis on quality-of-life issues for airmen such as school quality and spousal employment opportunities. “We need to be aware of what’s going on in our communities,”READ MORE