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Lockheed plans $5 billion in F-35 savings

Lockheed plans $5 billion in F-35 savings

Tony Capaccio, defense reporter for Bloomberg News, discusses how Lockheed Martin plans to trim costs of the F-35 fighter jet.
Government Matters (Full Show) – March 23, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – March 23, 2017

Military interdependency vs. interoperability Col. Douglas Macgregor, USA (Ret.), executive vice president at Burke-Macgregor Group, discusses the difference between the...
Future of the All-Volunteer Force

Future of the All-Volunteer Force

Katherine Kidder, fellow in the Military, Veterans and Society program at the Center for a New American Security, discusses the...
Military interdependency vs. interoperability

Military interdependency vs. interoperability

Col. Douglas Macgregor, USA (Ret.), executive vice president at Burke-Macgregor Group, discusses the difference between the interdependency in the military...
GAO: DoD still struggles with asset visibility

GAO: DoD still struggles with asset visibility

Zina Merritt, director of defense capabilities and management issues at the Government Accountability Office, discussed her report on supply chain...
Debunking the myths surrounding an active-duty national security advisor

Debunking the myths surrounding an active-duty national security advisor

Nora Bensahel and Lt. Gen. David Barno (USA, ret.), authors at ‘War on the Rocks,’ discussed the myths and concerns...
Air Force leaders: We’re smaller, older and busier than ever

Air Force leaders: We’re smaller, older and busier than ever

Gen. Larry Spencer (USAF, ret.), president of the Air Force Association, discussed the White House’s proposed budget and what it...
Making sense of top vacancies at the Pentagon

Making sense of top vacancies at the Pentagon

David Chu, president of the Institute for Defense Analyses, discussed the wealth of vacancies in top Pentagon posts. He also...
House committee approves bills aimed at VA employees

House committee approves bills aimed at VA employees

Michael Smallberg, legislative analyst at Bloomberg Government, discusses two bills approved by the House Veterans Affairs Committee that would affect...
VA Secretary Shulkin and “bad paper” veterans

VA Secretary Shulkin and “bad paper” veterans

Phillip Carter, senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, discussed the Department of Veterans Affairs’ decision to...
Mattis starts the process of DoD business transformation

Mattis starts the process of DoD business transformation

Celero Strategies CEO Stan Soloway discussed Defense Secretary Mattis’ call for a thorough evaluation of DoD infrastructure.
Congress seeks early solution to Pentagon Budget

Congress seeks early solution to Pentagon Budget

Inside Defense editor Marjorie Censer and Inside the Pentagon chief editor Tony Bertuca discussed Congress’ push for an early solution...
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...