Government Matters (Full Show) – August 30, 2017

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Gen. Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle (USAF, Ret.), President & CEO of the National Defense Industrial Association, discusses Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson’s announcement that the Air Force is boosting retention pay for its pilots, and what it means for the services’ pilot shortage.

 

Roger Zakheim, Counsel at Covington & Burling, discuss the impact of the fall legislative calendar on the Pentagon.

 

In this week’s Pentagon Beat roundtable Scott Maucione, defense reporter at Federal News Radio and Brendan McGarry, managing editor at Military.com, discuss the cost and future of President Trump’s proposed transgender military ban, the worldwide response to North Korean aggression and how military and civilian agencies are mobilizing to provide flood relief in Houston.