Behind every mission, base and family there is a community that provides a home to our military. From small towns to cities, regions and entire states – defense communities take different forms, but their role is the same – providing a foundation for our national security and a home for our military families.

Representing every major defense community and state in the country, The Association of Defense Communities (ADC) is a 300+ member organization dedicated to advancing issues that build strong communities and strengthen the ability for service members to defend our nation.


U.S. to End Combat Mission in Iraq to Focus on China, Russia
The U.S. will end its combat role in Iraq by the end of the year, President Joe Biden said this week. Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Chair Gen. John...
Report: Biden to Require Vaccines for Federal Employees, Contractors; Service Members Free from Mandate for Now
President Joe Biden is expected to announce Thursday that all federal employees and contractors must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or get tested...
Senate Deal on Capitol Security Reimburses Guard, Nixes Rapid Response Force
The top two appropriators in the Senate announced a spending deal Tuesday that would fund the Capitol police and reimburse the National Guard for...
Senate Confirms Kendall as Air Force Secretary
The Senate confirmed Frank Kendall to become the new Air Force secretary. The voice vote Monday night came after three senators withdrew formal...
‘Mental Health Is Health,’ Austin Says
Mental health must be approached as any other health issue is, “with compassion and professionalism and resources,” Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin...


“Final Flight”  Photo by Senior Airman Alexander Cook