Government Matters Defense (Full Show) – April 18, 2018


On this edition of Government Matters Defense–

Debate over 2019 NDAA starts on Capitol Hill

Bill Greenwalt, Senior Fellow at the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security at the Atlantic Council, discusses the House Armed Services Committee’s drafting of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, and how it could make some big changes to “the fourth estate.”

‘Fight Like a Girl’ details Marine Corps treatment of women

Lt. Col. Kate Germano (USMC, Ret.), Author of “Fight Like A Girl,” discusses how women are recruited in the armed services, and why the Marine Corps needs to change its cultural attitudes towards them.

The Pentagon Beat

Defense One Technology Editor Patrick Tucker and Tara Copp, Pentagon Bureau Chief at Military Times, discuss the latest news from the Department of Defense. Topics include the recent military action in Syria, the House Armed Services Committee chair proposing folding DISA into Cyber Command, increases in Navy aviation accidents and Google quietly pursuing the JEDI cloud contract.