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The information below is for general awareness only and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of Economic Adjustment or the Department of Defense as a whole.

Defense department’s $7M grant targets area jobs

September 15, 2015 – Dayton Daily News, Barrie Barber

Wright State will administer program.


Communication, coordination keys to APG co-existing with its neighbors, study says

September 15, 2015 – The Baltimore Sun, By David Anderson

Improving communication and coordination of activities between Aberdeen Proving Ground and the surrounding communities are key factors in implementing a regional Joint Land Use Study for the Army post, a consultant who worked on the draft of the study said.


Three towns consider their compatibility with the Stones Ranch Military Reservation

September 14, 2015 – The Day (New London, CT), By Kimberly Drelich

East Lyme — If residential developments grow too close to the Stones Ranch Military Reservation in the future, the noise, light or dust from the military site could bother the nearby residents.


$6.75M defense industry initiative to help businesses, displaced workers in SE Michigan

September 14, 2015 – Crain’s Detroit Business, By Chad Halcom

Southeast Michigan military manufacturers hit hard by federal spending cuts could benefit from workforce retraining and market analysis to help shift into high-demand defense markets, under a new $5.97 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense this week.


What they do: Joint Systems Manufacturing Center prevails after Army threatens to close it

September 12, 2015 – LimaOhio.com, By Danae King

LIMA — To Greg Gebolys, working at the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center is like serving his country in the armed forces.


Groundbreaking Ceremony for Solar Facility Held At SUBASE Kings Bay

September 10, 2015 – U.S. Department of the Navy, By Navy Office of Information

KINGS BAY, Ga. (NNS) -- The Department of the Navy (DON) and Georgia Power Company broke ground on a large-scale solar facility at Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) Kings Bay, Sep. 10.


Drone-Equipped Wind Turbine Inspections Are on the Rise

September 10, 2015 – RouteFifty, By Dave Nyczepir

As public utilities build more turbines to keep up with local energy demands, the service stands to surpass the UAVs used in revenues.


City launches push for inclusion, innovation

September 9, 2015 – Pittsburgh Business Times, By Justine Coyne

After more than a year of roundtables, surveys and analysis, the City of Pittsburgh on Tuesday launched the Pittsburgh Roadmap for Inclusive Innovation, a strategic plan aimed at supporting access to technology, city resources and information.


Regions target growth and opportunity by enhancing their talent supply chains

Septmeber 4, 2015 – Brookings, By Pete Carlson

To realize its full potential, a growing regional economy needs a system that can deliver the right workers with the right skills to the right place at the right time. Although that kind of skills development system has yet to reach maturity in any one region, there are promising efforts under way that are gaining support from the business community, thanks to regional job growth partnerships expanding their purview.


Carter Asks Future Tech Forum Attendees to Build Bridges to Secure Future

September 10, 2015 – U.S. Department of Defense, By Cheryl Pellerin

ST. LOUIS, September 10, 2015 — Defense Secretary Ash Carter stood at the crossroads of the future yesterday in St. Louis as the first speaker at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Wait, What? Future Technology Forum.