DoD Launches Underrepresented Youth STEM Initiatives
DoD Launches Underrepresented Youth STEM Initiatives

A new advanced manufacturing education and workforce training outreach initiative has been launched by NextFlex, the Department of Defense Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute (MII) MMI has partnered with Capital Youth Empowerment Program...

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In Our Communities [03/01/2021]
In Our Communities [03/01/2021]

Fort Hood leadership has released results of its independent review committee identifying nine findings and 70 recommendations highlighting areas in need of improvement with regards to climate and culture on the installation... PuebloPlex, the local redevelopment...

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Reed: Pentagon Budget ‘Much Tighter’ Moving Forward
Reed: Pentagon Budget ‘Much Tighter’ Moving Forward

While the defense budget rose steadily during the Trump administration, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee Jack Reed said that this funding trend may not continue in the coming years, CQ reports. “I think we won’t be looking at the same percentage...

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In Our Communities [2/25/2021]
In Our Communities [2/25/2021]

The U.S. Air Force has been delivering bottled water to residents and business owners around Luke Air Force Base in Arizona after water testing found unsuitable levels of Perfluorooctanoic Acid and Perfluorooctane Sulfonate in the water supply... Senior leadership and...

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Upcoming ADC Event: OMOC Report Release Webinar

Understanding Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Defense Communities ADC, with support from Booz Allen Hamilton, conducted a national survey between December 2, 2020 and January 8, 2021 to better understand the state of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in...

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Coming this March: ADC Live

Broadcast from our studio in Washington, D.C., ADC Live is the newest way to keep up-to-date on all things defense news. Each episode will feature live interviews with top leaders in DoD and Congress, breaking news, and topic-focused content developed from around the...

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In Our Communities [02/24/2021]

A dock demolition project to remove the remnants of an abandoned marina in Waterford, Connecticut is part of an ongoing partnership between the state, town and U.S. Navy... A University of Arkansas-based startup has been awarded $1.1 million from the Department of...

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In Our Communities [02/22/2021]

Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico, in partnership with the Alamogordo Public School District, broke ground for the construction of a new Holloman Elementary School... The Department of Defense’s inspector general announced it would be investigating the former...

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In Our Communities [02/19/2021]

Students from Knob Noster High School, which serves the Whiteman Air Force Base community, have been helping the Air Force solve equipment problems aiding NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover project... Naval Air Station Corpus Christi launched a massive volunteer project...

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SASC Announces Subcommittee Leadership

Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) Chairman Jack Reed (D-RI) and Ranking Member Jim Inhofe (R-OK) announced top Democrat and Republican leadership for its seven subcommittees on Tuesday. “The Senate Armed Services Committee has twenty-six members, seven...

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In Our Communities [02/17/2021]

The Pentagon announced it will deploy 4,700 active-duty forces to assist the Federal Emergency Management Agency at coronavirus vaccination sites throughout the United States... Fort Devens RFTA Range Complex in Massachusetts recently completed a new Range Control...

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