Media Center

Welcome to ADC’s Media Center. Below is a list of our recent press releases and media advisories.

All media inquiries and requests should be directed to Grace Marvin at





December 2020 

One Military, One Community in Politico’s Morning Defense 


August 2020 

Air Force Assesses Education Quality, License Portability Near USAF Installations 

April 2020

Kilmer Leads Bipartisan Call to Ramp Up Defense Manufacturing Capabilities in Response to Coronavirus

Guard Members, Spouses: Sound Off on How You’re Coping with COVID-19

National Guard Looks Out for Members’ Benefits During Pandemic

March 2020

Military Families Struggle as Coronavirus Interrupts Benefits 

USAA Donates $2.3 Million to Military-Focused Nonprofits, 4.4 Million Nationally


February 2020

New IMCOM Commander Addresses Installation Innovation Forum

Fort Knox Lands New U.S. Army Corps 





January 2021 

ADC Statement on the Desecration of the U.S. Capitol 


December 2020

ADC Launches Survey to Examine Diversity and Inclusion in Defense Communities 


October 2020

ADC Launches New Initiative One Military, One Community 

August 2020

Diane Rath Elected to ADC Board of Directors

Karen Holt Elected to ADC Board of Directors


April 2020



March 2020

Letter to Secretary Esper on COVID-19 


December 2019

Spending Bill Provides $50 Million in Funding for Defense Community Program

Five Communities Named 2020 Great American Defense Communities


July 2019

Secretary Esper Confirmation Letter


June 2019

Joe Driskill Elected President of Association of Defense Communities

Ivan Bolden Receives Association of Defense Communities Award for Military Leadership

Michael Houlemard, Jr. Received Association of Defense Communities Redevelopment Leadership Award

Col. Marc Packler Receives Association of Defense Communities Military Leadership Award

Michael Coleman Receives Association of Defense Communities Award for Community Leadership


October 2018

Five Communities Named 2018 Great American Defense Communities