Defense Matters

What to watch moving forward in space defense

What to watch moving forward in space defense

Government Matters convened a panel of experts to discuss what the latest Space Force news means for the Pentagon, industry,...
DoD moves $8B back-office cloud buy to GSA contract

DoD moves $8B back-office cloud buy to GSA contract

Lauren Williams, cyber & defense reporter at FCW, and Billy Mitchell, editor of FedScoop, discuss the reasons behind moving the...
Defense industrial bases’ perspective on Other Transaction Authority

Defense industrial bases’ perspective on Other Transaction Authority

Robert Tuohy, chief operating officer of Advanced Technology International, gives an industry-based view on the growing use of Other Transaction...
Challenges facing the U.S. Army supply chain

Challenges facing the U.S. Army supply chain

Lt. Gen. Edward Daly, deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, discusses the top equipment modernization priorities in...
DoD considers adding new cybersecurity measurements for industry

DoD considers adding new cybersecurity measurements for industry

Stan Soloway, president and CEO of Celero Strategies, discusses the Department of Defense possibly judging industry members on cybersecurity practices...
Intersection of Army recruitment & readiness

Intersection of Army recruitment & readiness

Sergeant Major of the U.S. Army Daniel Dailey details how the Army plans to optimize how it recruits new soldiers,...
Evolution of the role of the U.S. Army Reserve

Evolution of the role of the U.S. Army Reserve

Lt. Gen. Charles Luckey, chief & commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve, discusses the command’s top priorities and role...
Under Secretary McCarthy’s vision for Army Futures Command

Under Secretary McCarthy’s vision for Army Futures Command

Under Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy outlines his priorities for Army modernization, and how the new Futures Command slots...
Industry presents cutting-edge tech at AUSA 2018

Industry presents cutting-edge tech at AUSA 2018

The defense industrial base came to the Association of the U.S. Army’s annual meeting in full force. Government Matters’ Charis...
U.S. Army works to reach goal of making all soldiers deployable

U.S. Army works to reach goal of making all soldiers deployable

Lt. Gen. Thomas Seamands, deputy chief of staff for Personnel at U.S. Army G1 discusses implementing Secretary Mattis’s plan to...
Army Secretary talks recruitment, retainment challenges & goals

Army Secretary talks recruitment, retainment challenges & goals

Secretary of the U.S. Army Mark Esper joined Francis Rose for a two-part interview , where he discussed modernization and...
Google announces withdrawal from DoD’s JEDI cloud contract

Google announces withdrawal from DoD’s JEDI cloud contract

Former Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work discusses the reasons why Google pulled out of the competition for the Pentagon’s...
Pentagon releases Defense Industrial Base report

Pentagon releases Defense Industrial Base report

Gen. Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle (USAF, Ret.), president of the National Defense Industrial Association, details the latest Defense Department report on...
Highlights from the 2018 Association of the U.S. Army annual meeting

Highlights from the 2018 Association of the U.S. Army annual meeting

AUSA President Gen. Carter Ham (USA, Ret.) remarks on the international turnout at the organization’s annual expo, and how the...
The future of the Defense Department cloud landscape

The future of the Defense Department cloud landscape

In this special two-part interview, Department of Defense CIO Dana Deasy discusses top IT priorities at the Pentagon, including the...
CNAS report examines impact of heavy gear load on soldiers

CNAS report examines impact of heavy gear load on soldiers

Paul Scharre, director of the Technology & National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security, discusses the...
DoD starts new fiscal year with budget for first time in 10 years

DoD starts new fiscal year with budget for first time in 10 years

Tina Jonas, Senior Adviser at the Center for Strategic & International Studies International Security Program, discusses what benefits a fully...
Key themes in Defense Department’s cyber strategy

Key themes in Defense Department’s cyber strategy

Maj. Gen. George Franz (US Army, Ret.), managing director at Accenture Federal Services, discusses the Department of Defense’s new cyber...
Army Corps of Engineers Hurricane Florence relief work

Army Corps of Engineers Hurricane Florence relief work

Brig. Gen. Diana Holland, commander of the Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Division, discusses how USACE is assisting in...
Intersection between the White House and DoD cyber strategies

Intersection between the White House and DoD cyber strategies

Ron Marks, Chair of the Intelligence Program at the Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security, discusses the relationship between...
VA Secretary Wilkie claims agency is calmer, reformed

VA Secretary Wilkie claims agency is calmer, reformed

Stars & Stripes Veterans Reporter Nikki Wentling and Leo Shane III, deputy editor of Military Times, discuss Veterans Affairs Secretary...
Exclusive: DoD CFO details annual audit process

Exclusive: DoD CFO details annual audit process

In this exclusive interview, Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) David Norquist details how the Department of Defense’s audit is proceeding,...
Air Force announces plans for expansion, squadron increase

Air Force announces plans for expansion, squadron increase

Lt. Gen. David Deptula (USAF-Ret.) dean of Aerospace Studies at The Mitchell Institute, discusses the Air Force’s plans for more...
CSIS releases FY19 Defense Budget Analysis

CSIS releases FY19 Defense Budget Analysis

Seamus Daniels, Program Coordinator & Research Assistant for Defense Budget Analysis at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, details...