The Future of Defense Communities

June 8 – 10, 2020  |  Hyatt Regency Washington On Capitol Hill


Behind every mission, base and family there is a community that provides a home to our military. From small towns to cities, regions and entire states – defense communities take different forms, but their role is the same – providing a foundation for our national security and a home for our military families.

Representing every major defense community and state in the country, The Association of Defense Communities (ADC) is a 300+ member organization dedicated to advancing issues that build strong communities and strengthen the ability for service members to defend our nation.


DC Gives Itself Four More Weeks for a Spending Deal
President Trump signed a short-term continuing resolution just hours before the government was set to shut down Thursday night. The Senate had...
NDAA Deal Still in Works
Lawmakers continued pointing fingers this week for the lack of consensus on the National Defense Authorization Act. House Armed Services Committee...
In Our Communities
Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) is asking the Marine Corps to reconsider building a 1,500-foot steel wall to protect a rifle training range at Marine...
Editor's Note
The next edition of On Base will hit your inbox Dec. 2. ADC wishes you a happy Thanksgiving.
Senate Plans CR Vote Thursday Morning; Trump ‘On Track’ to Sign It
The Senate is scheduled to consider the House-passed continuing resolution Thursday morning, and the White House said the President “remains on...


“Final Flight”  Photo by Senior Airman Alexander Cook