Defense Matters

Senate confirms Heather Wilson as Air Force Secretary

Senate confirms Heather Wilson as Air Force Secretary

General Larry Spencer (USAF, Ret.), president of the Air Force Association, discusses what the top priorities should be for newly...
DoD nears deadline to submit reorganization plan

DoD nears deadline to submit reorganization plan

Stan Soloway, president and CEO of Celero Strategies and former Deputy Undersecretary of Defense and Acquisition Reform at the Defense...
Breaking down the budget’s implications for DoD

Breaking down the budget’s implications for DoD

Cameron Leuthy, senior defense and budget analyst at Bloomberg Government, discusses the budget’s implications for the Defense Department.
Budget deal boosts defense spending

Budget deal boosts defense spending

Rep. Donald McEachin (D-VA), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, discussed the budget deal reached in Congress and...
DoD in the midst of restructuring, also faces government reorganization

DoD in the midst of restructuring, also faces government reorganization

Beth McGrath, managing director at Deloitte Consulting and former deputy chief management officer at the Department of Defense, discussed restructuring...
Defense industrial base reacts to federal budget plan

Defense industrial base reacts to federal budget plan

Steve Grundman, George Lund fellow at the Atlantic Council and former deputy defense undersecretary for industrial affairs and installations, discussed...
Congress makes deal, gives DoD 2017 spending boost

Congress makes deal, gives DoD 2017 spending boost

Roger Zakheim, counsel at Covington & Burling and former general counsel to the House Armed Services Committee, discussed the boost...
Bringing industry innovations into DoD

Bringing industry innovations into DoD

Reggie Brothers, principal at the Chertoff Group and former Under Secretary for Science and Technology at the Department of Homeland...
Government Matters (Full Show) – April 27, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – April 27, 2017

Bringing industry innovations into DoD Reggie Brothers, principal at the Chertoff Group and former Under Secretary for Science and Technology...
Congressional budget battle weighs on defense community

Congressional budget battle weighs on defense community

Jacqueline Klimas, defense reporter at Politico, discusses the defense community’s reaction to congressional budget battles.
CBO releases report on the cost of a 355-ship fleet

CBO releases report on the cost of a 355-ship fleet

Bryan Clark, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, discusses a Congressional Budget Office report on the...
Right-sizing the DoD workforce

Right-sizing the DoD workforce

Scott Amey, general counsel at the Project on Government Oversight, discusses “right-sizing” the workforce at the Defense Department, and how...
Priorities for the U.S. Army’s Rapid Capabilities Office

Priorities for the U.S. Army’s Rapid Capabilities Office

Maj. Gen. Al Shoffner, director of operations at the Army Rapid Capabilities Office, discusses the way his office is working...
U.S. Coast Guard acquisition priorities for 2017

U.S. Coast Guard acquisition priorities for 2017

Rear Admiral Joseph Vojvodich, chief acquisition officer of the U.S. Coast Guard, discusses the relationship between industry and the Coast...
Government Matters (Full Show) – April 20, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – April 20, 2017

Pentagon works on acquisition policy reforms Bill Greenwalt, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council and former staff member of the...
Pentagon works on acquisition policy reforms

Pentagon works on acquisition policy reforms

Bill Greenwalt, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council and former staff member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, discusses the...
The Pentagon Beat

The Pentagon Beat

Marcus Weisgerber, global business editor at Defense One, and Andrew Clevenger, defense acquisitions reporter at Bloomberg BNA, discuss the impact...
U.S. Navy works to increase number of ships in fleet

U.S. Navy works to increase number of ships in fleet

Capt. Jerry Hendrix (USN, Ret.), senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, discussed the challenges the U.S....
Impact of outstanding budget documents on the Pentagon

Impact of outstanding budget documents on the Pentagon

Todd Harrison, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, discusses the impact of outstanding budget documents on...
How reorganization and budget uncertainty will impact the DoD

How reorganization and budget uncertainty will impact the DoD

Tony Bertuca, chief editor at Inside the Pentagon, and Courtney McBride, managing editor at Inside the Army, discuss how reorganization...
Government Matters (Full Show) – April 13, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – April 13, 2017

DoD data analytics & government reorganization Jamie Morin, vice president and executive director of Center for Space Policy and Strategy...
DoD data analytics & government reorganization

DoD data analytics & government reorganization

Jamie Morin, vice president and executive director of Center for Space Policy and Strategy at Aerospace Corporation, discusses how data...
Defense Criminal Investigative Services at the Department of Defense

Defense Criminal Investigative Services at the Department of Defense

Dermot O’Reilly, deputy inspector general for investigations at the Defense Department and director of DOD’s Defense Criminal Investigative Services, discusses the...
Impact of a continuing resolution on military readiness

Impact of a continuing resolution on military readiness

Larry Korb, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, discussed how a continuing resolution would impact military readiness.