The U.S. Department of Defense Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation helps states and communities strengthen critical relationships with Department of Defense’s assets and installations.
The U.S. Department of Defense Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation's grant-funded activities are eligibility-based, needs-based, and customer-driven.
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The U.S. Department of Defense Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation’s programs of assistance are designed to specifically address the challenges states and communities face as they support the defense mission. Our programs include:
Defense Community Infrastructure Pilot Program
The Defense Community Infrastructure Pilot (DCIP) Program is designed to address deficiencies in community infrastructure, supportive of a military installation, in order to enhance military value, installation resilience, and military family quality of life.
Intergovernmental and Stakeholder Engagement
The Intergovernmental and Stakeholder Engagement office leverages, integrates, and amplifies the goals and activities of all program activities to ensure defense priorities benefit from the synergy created by a diverse and crosscutting set of stakeholders.
Public Schools on Military Installations
Public Schools on Military Installations program activities are designed to ensure that the children of service members are taught in environments that are safe, secure, conducive to learning, and are aligned with the local standard for other schools within that region.