Coming this fall: ADC’s Summit Series
Coming this fall: ADC’s Summit Series

In a fast‐changing world, our mission remains the same – supporting the military and our military families. We can’t gather in D.C., but we can bring D.C. to you. Introducing the Summit Series, a new way to engage with defense leaders and network with ADC’s community....

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New DOD Tool Will Link Families with Child Care Providers
New DOD Tool Will Link Families with Child Care Providers

The Defense Department’s Military OneSource service will now help military families “find, hire and pay for” child care, according to a Thursday press release. The service is a searchable online directory of care providers, and will be free to eligible families, DOD...

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Rebuilding Effort Allows Offutt an Opportunity to Look Forward
Rebuilding Effort Allows Offutt an Opportunity to Look Forward

There’s a “silver lining” in the flood that hit Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., in March 2019, according to the person overseeing the base’s rebuilding. “This gives us an opportunity to foundationally rebuild the base for the Air Force’s next generation of warfighting,”...

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ADC wants to know how this situation is impacting your community, base and military families. Share your stories, questions and concerns to lwalcutt@defensecommunities.org.

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MCAS Miramar Launches 5G Trials

Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar in California has become the first U.S. military installation to begin 5G trials in the United States. The next-generation, Ultra Wideband Service, mobile technology is being administered by Verizon. "This is a critical step to...

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Energy Resilience RFP with NUARI

The Norwich University Applied Research Institutes (NUARI) is seeking proposals for potential partners to create energy resilience academic programs and professional development courses at the DoD midcareer and senior levels. NUARI is designing and developing an...

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Senate Approves NDAA with 86-14 Vote

The Senate passed its annual defense bill on Thursday which includes legislation to remove Confederate names from Army installations in the United States. Both the House's NDAA, passed on July 21, and the Senate's defense policy bill were voted with majorities large...

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House Approves FY21 NDAA with 295-125 Vote

The House's annual defense authorization bill passed on Tuesday, adopting hundreds of amendments added Monday evening and rejecting several amendments from House progressives, CQ reports. HR 6395 authorizes $733.7 billion for fiscal 2021 through 2025. Before the...

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