Become a Member


ADC membership is organization-based; therefore everyone from your organization can receive benefits when you join. To maintain ADC membership, an annual contribution is required. The contribution amounts are based on organization type.

To join, please complete the online form by clicking the button below. For more information, use the contact form on the contact us page to get in touch with ADC staff.


  • Discounted registration prices for the Installation Innovation Forum, the Defense Communities National Summit, and other year-round events
  • Access to ADC’s membership directory
  • Access to member-only resources, such as defense policy webinars
  • Opportunity to submit article recommendations for inclusion in our widely read daily newsletter, OnBase.
  • The opportunity to submit nominations for ADC awards, such as your community for the Great American Defense Communities program or for certain individuals for a Defense Community Champions award
  • Ability to nominate and vote for members of the ADC Board of Directors


Become a Member Today!

Download the new member form and when completed, email it to ADC at