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Month: October 2021

Government Matters (Full Show) – October 31, 2021

Technology essential to address Air Force pilot training shortage, says former F-22 Raptor pilot Gen. Mike Holmes (USAF, Ret.), former commander for Air Combat Command, now board chair at Red 6, and Daniel Robinson, CEO and founder of Red 6 and former F-22 Raptor pilot in the U.S. Air Force, discuss the Air Force’s pilot […]

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Technology essential to address Air Force pilot training shortage, says former F-22 Raptor pilot

The Air Force continues to experience a pilot shortage, partly because many pilots choose commercial airline jobs. But the Air Education and Training Command says there has been some progress, and the Air Force is looking to improve its retention rate. Former F-22 Raptor pilot Daniel Robinson, CEO and founder of Red 6, said technology […]

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Government Matters (Full Show) – October 28, 2021

Sammies awards recognize excellence in public service on 20th anniversary Max Stier, president and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service, highlights some of the winners of the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals and talks about the history of the award program   Lack of communication between US and Chinese militaries “really concerning,” […]

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Sammies awards recognize excellence in public service on 20th anniversary

The Partnership for Public Service has announced the winners of this year’s Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies). The program celebrates the hard work of federal employees who have benefitted the health, safety and prosperity of the United States. Max Stier, president and chief executive officer of the Partnership for Public Service, said […]

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Lack of communication between US and Chinese militaries “really concerning,” security expert says

U.S.-China relations have sunk to a historic low. To prevent miscalculations and outright catastrophe, open communications must be established and maintained between the Pentagon and China’s armed forces, according to Chris Li, director of research for the Indo-Pacific Security Project at Harvard University. Li said there has been essentially no communication between the U.S. and […]

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Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board on track for summer 2022 Converge Program launch

The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) will improve its participant services with the Converge Program, offering online tools to help federal employees manage their accounts. Converge will also enhance its security to align with a better cyber posture. Kim Weaver, director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, said the program is combining […]

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Government Matters (Full Show) – October 27, 2021

Defense Department innovation steering group addressing joint warfighting capability gaps Heidi Shyu, under secretary of defense for research and engineering, discusses some of the major defense innovation initiatives and the new innovation steering group she leads   US military “very close” to using Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicles Maj. Gen. Ross Coffman (U.S. Army), director of […]

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Defense Department innovation steering group addressing joint warfighting capability gaps

The Government Matters team attended the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) conference recently and spoke with Heidi Shyu, the new under secretary of defense for research and engineering, about the top innovations in her department and technologies including virtual reality. A new innovation steering group, led by Shyu, is working on 32 projects […]

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