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Day: September 1, 2021

Government Matters (Full Show) – September 1, 2021

Space Force must build culture of risk tolerance to support acquisition, former Air Force secretary says Deborah Lee James, former secretary of the United States Air Force, discusses the merging of two offices in the Air Force to help accelerate acquisition in the Space Force   Defense Department should question necessity of biometric data collection, […]

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Space Force must build culture of risk tolerance to support acquisition, former Air Force secretary says

Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall plans to move the Space Acquisition Directorate into the Space Acquisition and Integration Office. That merger, effective immediately, could accelerate the pace of fielding new capabilities. Deborah Lee James, former secretary of the Air Force, said the merger is “a good move” and that the Space Force should also focus […]

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Defense Department should question necessity of biometric data collection, says law professor

The Pentagon used biometric data, such as retinal scans and fingerprints, in Afghanistan to help with counterterrorism efforts. Now there are reports that the Taliban may have seized that biometric data. Margaret Hu, professor of law and international affairs at Penn State, said the Defense Department should reconsider whether expansive biometric data collection is necessary, […]

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United States must reduce strain on National Guard, says military researcher

The National Guard has been called on to fight wildfires, support Covid-19 missions and deploy overseas. Congress approved last minute funding for $500 million to reimburse the Guard for expenses related to securing the Capitol following the Jan. 6 attack. However, the current path is unsustainable, according to Nathalie Grogan, research assistant for the Military, […]

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