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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.
Navy faces plenty of challenges in push to 355 ships

Navy faces plenty of challenges in push to 355 ships

Vago Muradian, founder and editor of the Defense & Aerospace Report, discussed the challenges of the U.S. Navy’s push for a...
Military chiefs make case for budget on Capitol Hill

Military chiefs make case for budget on Capitol Hill

Military.com reporter Oriana Pawlyk, and Jacqueline Klimas, defense reporter at Politico, discussed testimony from top military officials at the House Armed...
Government Matters (Full Show) – April 6, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – April 6, 2017

Military chiefs make case for budget on Capitol Hill Military.com reporter Oriana Pawlyk, and Jacqueline Klimas, defense reporter at Politico,...
Innovation & technology in the Third Offset

Innovation & technology in the Third Offset

Gen. Chuck Wald (USAF, Ret.), vice chairman and senior adviser at Deloitte Services, LLP., discusses  the innovations and technologies in...
GAO report on the Defense Acquisition Workforce Development Fund

GAO report on the Defense Acquisition Workforce Development Fund

According to the Government Accountability Office, a pot of money delivered by Congress to the Department of Defense — to...
Tracking trends in the defense industrial base

Tracking trends in the defense industrial base

President Trump’s promises on the campaign trail as well as his budget blueprint have defense contractors and investors working overtime....
Acquisition priorities for the Air Force

Acquisition priorities for the Air Force

The Air Force is working on a number of high-profile acquisitions right now. The F-35, KC-46 Tanker, T-X Trainer, and...
USMC pushes to meet daily mission amidst photo-sharing scandal

USMC pushes to meet daily mission amidst photo-sharing scandal

The Marine Corps is facing one of the greatest personnel challenges of its existence. Battered by a nude photo-sharing scandal,...
Addressing the pilot shortage a top Air Force priority

Addressing the pilot shortage a top Air Force priority

The readiness crisis facing the U.S. Air Force is manifesting itself in two ways — personnel and aircraft. Vice Chief...
Busted budget process exacerbates Navy’s maintenance backlog

Busted budget process exacerbates Navy’s maintenance backlog

The Navy’s latest Force Structure Assessment calls for a fleet of 355 ships. Growth like that would take decades. In...
Army vice chief calls on Congress to scrap culture of continuing resolutions

Army vice chief calls on Congress to scrap culture of continuing resolutions

Gen. Daniel Allyn, vice chief of staff of the U.S. Army, has six combat deployments under his belt. On Wednesday,...
Big investment decision ahead for military service members

Big investment decision ahead for military service members

Kim Weaver, director of external affairs for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, discussed the Thrift Savings Plan’s update on...