Building strong communities that support America’s military in every defense community/state in the nation.
ADC builds resilient communities that support America’s military. We are the connection point for leaders from communities, states, the military and industry on community-military issues by enhancing knowledge, information sharing, and best practices. With nearly 300 communities, states, regions, and affiliated industry organizations, ADC represents every major defense community/state in the nation.
- We are committed to our mission of education, conducting our business with the highest ethical standards, and ensuring our actions are transparent;
- We are committed to creating great places for our service members, their families and veterans to live, work and play by building collaboration between states, communities and the military;
- We believe in the importance of supporting communities and states when changes in military missions impact local and regional economies;
- We value community‐military partnerships that promote the value of military installations, and strengthen communities and states through collaborative relationships and sustainable regional planning.
2021 STRATEGIC GOALS
Advance issues that build strong communities and support the military.
Be the thought leader on behalf of defense communities.
Advance knowledge and understanding of best practices in connection with efforts to improve quality of life for service members’ and their families.
Enhance ADC’s long‐term sustainability and capacity.
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“P-3C Orion Returns From Final Deployment” Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Marc Cuenca