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NGA, Department Of Defense Launch Initiative To Unlock Economic Potential Of Defense Assets

Governors, States Examine Their Role In Supporting Defense Mission

Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Source: National Governors Association
NGA, Department Of Defense Launch Initiative To Unlock Economic Potential Of Defense Assets

To help governors and states work more closely with the defense sector to promote military resiliency and better realize more economic value from defense assets, the National Governors Association (NGA) is launching a two-year cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense.

The NGA Center for Best Practices will work with the Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) to help states develop and execute strategic, evidence-based action plans for promoting a resilient national defense industry, economic vitality and increased resiliency within the defense industrial base. Through seven reports and topical and regional workshops in 2020 and 2021, NGA and OEA will provide policy analysis and guidance on how state and territorial leaders can enhance their role in national defense while realizing the economic benefits of a vibrant, resilient defense sector.

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