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FY 2015 Defense Spending By State report now available for download.

Defense Industry Adjustment

Defense program impacts come in all shapes and sizes. When defense programs change or are cut, contractors and manufacturers may be faced with budget cuts, staff layoffs or factory closings. OEA supports a wide array of economic adjustment strategies by providing technical and grant assistance to areas that are impacted by defense cuts. These adjustment strategies often focus on regional job creation through business development, attraction and expansion, workforce development, and community economic diversification.

DIA Strategies

Explore common leading practices to help develop your DIA program.

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Technical Assistance

OEA has a team of professionals who will work with you every step of the way.

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Eligibility and Requirements

Learn how your community may qualify for financial assistance from OEA.

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DIA FAQs

Explore frequently asked questions about DIA grants.

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Project Profiles

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Cambria County, Pennsylvania

Cambria County leadership planned for defense spending adjustments in the region.

STEAMengine

The state evaluated its abilities to assist regional efforts in responding to reduced DoD spending.

Aerospace and Defense Supply Chain Mapping

Georgia evaluated its abilities to assist regional efforts in responding to reduced DoD spending.

Washington Defense Industry Adjustment

Washington evaluated its abilities to assist regional efforts in responding to reduced DoD spending.

Arizona Diversification Initiative

Regional leadership sought to rebuild Arizona’s A&D job market.

Oklahoma & DoD: Impacts

Oklahoma evaluated its abilities to assist regional efforts in responding to reduced DoD spending.

Operation 1st RATE

Help displaced workers from Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility and Anniston Army Depot.

Vermont

Vermont evaluated its abilities to assist regional efforts in responding to reduced DoD spending.

Maryland Economic Diversification

Maryland evaluated its abilities to assist regional efforts in responding to reduced DoD spending.

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