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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...
President Trump’s strategy for strengthening U.S. military

President Trump’s strategy for strengthening U.S. military

Vago Muradian, editor of Defense and Aerospace Report, discusses why the Coast Guard should not be forgotten in the Trump...
Government Matters (Full Show) – February 2, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – February 2, 2017

Carolyn Hantz, assistant inspector general for audit policy and oversight at the Department of Defense, discusses her latest report on contracting...
Outlining the FY18 Defense Budget

Outlining the FY18 Defense Budget

Katherine Blakeley, research fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, discusses the highlights of the proposed FY18 defense...
Trump orders “rebuilding” of U.S. Armed Forces

Trump orders “rebuilding” of U.S. Armed Forces

Pentagon correspondent for Voice of America Carla Babb, discusses President Trump’s executive order, “Rebuilding the U.S. Armed Forces” and it’s...
Pentagon revamps policy for civilian layoffs

Pentagon revamps policy for civilian layoffs

President of the Institute for Defense Analyses, David Chu, discusses the Defense Department’s policy change for civilian layoffs during a...
Inspector general pinpoints management challenges at DoD

Inspector general pinpoints management challenges at DoD

Brett Mansfield, special assistant to the Department of Defense inspector general, discussed the top 10 management challenges for DoD in...
Is BRAC still a four-letter word on Capitol Hill?

Is BRAC still a four-letter word on Capitol Hill?

Dakota Wood, senior research fellow for defense programs at The Heritage Foundation, discussed his list of priorities for the defense...
This week in the DoD

This week in the DoD

U.S. News & World Report national security correspondent Paul Shinkman and Washington Examiner defense correspondent Jacqueline Klimas discussed Base Realignment...
Pentagon plan aims to reform reserve benefit system

Pentagon plan aims to reform reserve benefit system

Defense reporter at Federal News Radio Scott Maucione discusses a major proposed change by the Defense Department to reserve benefit...
Unclassified GEOINT is shaping the NGA enterprise

Unclassified GEOINT is shaping the NGA enterprise

There’s a relatively new spinoff inside the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency called Pathfinder. The program is a GEOINT swat team of...
The concept of counter-GEOINT

The concept of counter-GEOINT

As the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency tries to perfect the ratio between public-facing and top-secret GEOINT, they need to factor in...
NGA and GEOINT discipline at a flex point

NGA and GEOINT discipline at a flex point

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is a unique organization guided by both the Department of Defense and the Director of National...