ADI provides a comprehensive array of services, including government relationsprogram development and execution, business development, and strategic consulting. Our experienced team includes former senior government officials, military officers, and congressional aides who collaborate with a single goal — to provide outcomes that add to the success of our clients. Whether it’s crafting a government affairs strategy, getting a message out to key decision makers and opinion leaders, or marketing a product or service to the federal government, ADI offers unmatched knowledge, expertise and quality service.





Defense & Aerospace Report Podcast

The Defense & Aerospace Report Podcast covers government, military and aerospace leaders, lawmakers, industry executives and analysts that shape national security and aerospace decision making worldwide. President of ADI, Michael Herson, is a regular on the podcasts roundtable discussing important issues happening on Capitol Hill and in the Pentagon. Click below to listen to his most recent appearance.

Click below to listen to his most recent podcast.

GOP Election Success in House Risks Defense Budget ‘Dysfunction’

News Original article can be seen here. November 2, 2022 5:30 AMBy Roxana Tiron Fights over debt limit, spending could delay business planning‘Pretty harsh debates’ as China, Ukraine raise stakes Bloomberg Government subscribers get the stories like this first. Act now and gain unlimited access to everything you need to know. Learn more. A potential Republican…

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AACOM Honors Chairman of ADI, Van Hipp, at Annual Conference

April 29, 2022 Dr. Angela Franklin, Dr. Margaret Wilson, Van Hipp, Jr. and Samantha Nandyal recognized for their outstanding service, leadership and achievements IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Bethesda, MD) – Today, the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) concluded its annual conference, Educating Leaders, the largest gathering of osteopathic medical education (OME) professionals in the nation, by…

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ADI’s Michael Herson Listed on The Hill’s 2021 Top Lobbyist List

Michael Herson, President of American Defense International, Inc, was again listed as one of the top Hired Guns in Washington, DC. On December 1st, the Hill published their annual list noting that this was one of the busiest years on record in the DC influence world. “The list highlights the broad range of talents needed…

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Chairman of American Defense International, Van D. Hipp, Jr., to be featured speaker at Salvation Army Wreath-Laying Ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery

May 15, 2021 Chairman of American Defense International, Van Hipp Jr, is very honored to be chosen as featured spreaker at Salvation Army ceremony at Arlington National Cemetary tomorrow, May 16, 2021. The ceremony will be held at the gravesite of General John J. Pershing, who in 1917 permitted some 250 Salvation Army officers to cross…

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K Street eyes a return of earmarks to boost business

By Kate Ackley | Roll Call | February 23, 2021 But congressionally directed spending won’t look like the old days Congressional earmarks practically built the modern lobbying business. And though the influence sector has endured a decade without them, the likely return of member-directed federal spending has sent cautious jubilation down K Street. With earmarks poised…

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