ADC is launching a new program at this year’s summit with a focus on the ideas and issues that are key to strengthening the foundation of readiness for our military and communities.
Read the official press release and learn more about the Great American Defense Communities program.
ADC’s 2019 Annual Report provides a look back at 2018 and shares exciting 2019 news and updates.
Adm. William Moran, President Trump’s choice to become the next chief of naval operations, testified during a Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing Tuesday that climate change is “going to be a problem” for the Navy. Moran also told lawmakers the service is in the planning stages to ready bases for issues such as risingREAD MORE
Vice President Mike Pence told crew members assembled Tuesday aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman that the White House has dropped plans for its early retirement, The Hill reported. Pence made the announcement while the carrier is in port in Virginia. “I know that the future of this aircraft carrier is subject ofREAD MORE
The Air Force and Marine Corps are raising concerns to lawmakers about their installation readiness after facing devastating hurricanes in 2018 that forced redirecting millions of dollars to recovery efforts, Stars and Stripes reported Tuesday. Lawmakers returned to Congress this week to face the services in need of disaster recovery funding to make complete repairsREAD MORE
House Veterans’ Affairs Committee lawmakers expressed their frustrations with addressing the ongoing problem of veteran suicide during a hearing Monday evening, Military Times reported. Just hours prior to the scheduled hearing a veteran took his own life outside the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, according to the report. The latest suicideREAD MORE
Sal Nodjomian is now the CEO of Matrix Design Group, Inc., the company announced last week. Nodjomian previously served as the executive vice president and director of Matrix’s government consulting services. He replaces Dan Schnepf, Matrix’s founder, who will continue as chairman of the board of directors and chief financial officer. Matrix Design Group has beenREAD MORE
Lawmakers returned Monday from their spring break recess to begin a slate of defense and veterans hearings this week, Military Times reported. The Senate Armed Services Committee will hold a confirmation hearing Tuesday to consider President Trump’s nominations of Adm. William Moran to become Chief of Naval Operations and Lt. Gen. David Berger to becomeREAD MORE
The U.S. increased military spending last year for the first time since 2010, joining a worldwide boost in defense outlays to a 31-year high, Stars and Stripes reported Monday. U.S. defense spending in 2018 rose 4.6% to reach $649 billion, adding to $1.8 trillion in worldwide military spending, according to a new Stockholm International PeaceREAD MORE
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) said he would “strongly consider” accepting the Secretary of the Air Force post if President Donald Trump offered him the role, responding to questions during a Fox News interview Saturday. “If the president would determine I would be the candidate, the person that he wanted to lead the Air Force, IREAD MORE