Defense Matters

New Insights to Military Health Readiness through Resilience (30-Minute Show) – March 9, 2017

New Insights to Military Health Readiness through Resilience (30-Minute Show) – March 9, 2017

The Military Health System is the backbone of health readiness for the Department of Defense. This global health care organization...
Forecasting the future of U.S. Cyber Command

Forecasting the future of U.S. Cyber Command

Rear Adm. Danelle Barrett, deputy director of current operations at U.S. Cyber Command, discussed the implications of elevating Cybercom to...
Defense Secretary Mattis reviews reorganization plans

Defense Secretary Mattis reviews reorganization plans

Beth McGrath, managing director at Deloitte Consulting, discusses how the DoD will manage the reorganization of the Undersecretary of Defense...
The evolution of technology at DISA

The evolution of technology at DISA

Dave Mihelcic, former CTO at the Defense Information Systems Agency and federal chief technology and strategy officer at Juniper Networks,...
How more defense spending would impact the U.S. Navy

How more defense spending would impact the U.S. Navy

Megan Eckstein, staff writer for USNI News, discusses how increased defense spending would impact the size of the U.S. Navy...
Government Matters (Full Show) – March 2, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – March 2, 2017

The evolution of technology at DISA Dave Mihelcic, former CTO at the Defense Information Systems Agency and federal chief technology...
Pentagon reaches electronic health record milestone

Pentagon reaches electronic health record milestone

Stacy Cummings, program executive officer for the Defense Healthcare Management Systems, and Dr. Paul Cordts, functional champion of the Military...
Government Matters (Full Show) – February 23, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – February 23, 2017

Auditability at the Defense Department Mark Easton, deputy chief financial officer at the Defense Department, discusses the upcoming agency-wide financial...
Auditability at the Defense Department

Auditability at the Defense Department

Mark Easton, deputy chief financial officer at the Defense Department, discusses the upcoming agency-wide financial audit at DoD.
High hopes for military base closures this year

High hopes for military base closures this year

Jacqueline Klimas, defense correspondent at the Washington Examiner, discusses the renewed push for military base realignment and closures this year.
The future of U.S. Cyber Command

The future of U.S. Cyber Command

Michèle Flournoy, CEO at the Center for a New American Security and former under secretary of defense for policy. They...
U.S. Army Cyber Command’s Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone from the RSA Conference

U.S. Army Cyber Command’s Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone from the RSA Conference

Government Matters’ Francis Rose traveled to RSA and sat down with U.S. Army Cyber Command’s Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone. They discussed budget...
The cyber culture inside DoD

The cyber culture inside DoD

Francis sat down with Marianne Bailey, deputy chief information officer for cybersecurity at the Department of Defense. They discussed the...
Defense budget timeline for 2017 and beyond

Defense budget timeline for 2017 and beyond

Todd Harrison, director of Defense Budget Analysis at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, discusses the expected timeline for...
Government Matters (Full Show) – February 16, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – February 16, 2017

GAO: Tech is “high-risk” area for Veterans Affairs Department Dave Powner, director of IT Issues at the Government Accountability Office,...
U.S. Army builds out cyber capabilities

U.S. Army builds out cyber capabilities

Patrick Tucker, technology editor at Defense One, discusses the expansion of cyber operations at the U.S. Army.
Exclusive with U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft

Exclusive with U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft

Adm. Paul Zukunft, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, discussed readiness challenges, recapitalization efforts, and recruitment and retention priorities in...
Readiness challenges facing the Pentagon

Readiness challenges facing the Pentagon

Inside Defense defense business editor Marjorie Censer and Inside the Pentagon chief editor Tony Bertuca discussed readiness challenges facing the...
Congress, administration develop defense budget

Congress, administration develop defense budget

Christopher Preble, vice president of defense & foreign policy at the Cato Institute, offered his view on the right way...
Mattis fills out top positions at DoD

Mattis fills out top positions at DoD

Lt. Col. Joe Plenzler (USMC, ret.), executive vice president of membership and marketing at the U.S. Naval Institute, discussed tension...
Government Matters (Full Show) – February 9, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – February 9, 2017

Readiness challenges facing the Pentagon Inside Defense defense business editor Marjorie Censer and Inside the Pentagon chief editor Tony Bertuca...
Pentagon can still hire cyber civilians

Pentagon can still hire cyber civilians

Sean Carberry, defense reporter at Federal Computer Week, discusses The Department of Defense has listed sixteen job descriptions that are...
Trump memo reorganizes National Security Council

Trump memo reorganizes National Security Council

Loren DeJonge Schulman, deputy director of studies at the Center for a New American Security, and James Carafano, vice president...
DOD Inspector General Audit Policy and Oversight Report

DOD Inspector General Audit Policy and Oversight Report

Carolyn Hantz, assistant inspector general for audit policy and oversight at the Department of Defense, discusses her latest report on contracting...