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.


Air Force Releases Results of Military Family Community Assessment
How does your defense community rate when it comes to public education and license portability? A recent Air Force assessment provides comprehensive...
Lawmakers Introduce Bills to Expand Virtual Health for Veterans
The House Committee of Veterans’ Affairs announced two new bipartisan bills that will help prevent veteran suicide by expanding access to virtual...
GOP Lawmakers: Next Stimulus Should Include Defense Spending
If Congress passes another coronavirus response package, it should include additional defense spending, a group of Republican lawmakers said. “As in...
Military Families’ Travel Reimbursements Depend on Following New Moving Guidance
New guidance from DOD says that any approved travel must begin with a risk assessment by all members of the traveling party, including whether they...
Upcoming Employment and Recruiting Opportunities for Veterans, Military Spouses
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has two virtual job recruitment opportunities in August. The first virtual career fair and online recruiting...


“Final Flight”  Photo by Senior Airman Alexander Cook