News & Announcements
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.
November 8, 2015 – TheBayNet.com, By St. Mary’s County Government (Maryland)
Leonardtown, MD – In an effort to learn firsthand how a predominantly military community has successfully diversified its economy, Commissioners Randy Guy and Tom Jarboe were among a delegation of 14 government and business leaders on a trade mission to Huntsville, Alabama.
November 3, 2015 – U.S. Army, By Staff Sgt. Joshua Ford (IMCOM)
FORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS (Nov. 3, 2015) — Lt. Gen. Kenneth R. Dahl took command of U.S. Army Installation Management Command, or IMCOM, from Lt. Gen. David D. Halverson during a change-of-command ceremony at the Fort Sam Houston Theater, Nov. 3.
November 4, 2015 – Military.com, by Richard Sisk
The U.S. Army began preliminary talks with Congress on cutting the size of its civilian workforce in tandem with the continuing downsizing of the active duty ranks.
November 3, 2015 – The Telegraph (Georgia), By Wayne Crenshaw
ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE — Another 200 jobs are expected at Robins, the 78th Air Base Wing commander said Tuesday.
November 3, 2015 – AL.com (Alabama), By Mike Cason
The Alabama Public Service Commission today approved Alabama Power Company proposals for solar electricity production at the Anniston Army Depot and Fort Rucker.
November 2, 2015 – VTDigger.org (Vermont), By Erin Mansfield
Rep. Peter Welch and Gov. Peter Shumlin announced a federal grant Monday morning that the state will use to help defense contractors diversify the markets for their products.
October 30, 2015 – Inside Business - The Hampton Roads Business Journal, By Pete Humes
While a certain tunnel has been garnering all the headlines lately, there’s a new group of bridge-builders in Norfolk who are ready to step into the spotlight.
October 29, 2015 – Governing, By Dane Stangler
All over the country, local governments of all sizes have created — or are trying to create — entrepreneurship support strategies. Walk into any economic-development meeting with a mayor or city manager and you’re bound to hear some combination of these words: “accelerator,” “venture fund,” “pitch competition” or “co-working space.”
October 27, 2015 – Military.com, By Brendan McGarry
The White House and Congress late Monday agreed to a budget deal that would provide financial relief to the Defense Department over two years by increasing defense spending caps.
October 27, 2015 – U.S. Department of Commerce, By Bethany Skorik
Sparks flying, the smell of flux and metal fusion in the air, and a fog horn echoing in the distance. On Friday, October 23, Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) welcomed over 100 local high school students from Marinette, WI and Menominee, Mich. to learn about the art of shipbuilding, and what it takes to become the next generation Shipbuilder.