Government Matters Defense (Full Show) – July 27, 2017
Military Times Capitol Hill bureau chief Leo Shane III and Politico defense reporter Jacqueline Klimas join Francis for this edition of the Pentagon Beat. They discuss President Trump’s announcement of a transgender ban for the military as well as the Navy’s push for a 355-ship fleet.
Rory Cooper, director of human engineering research laboratories at the Department of Veterans Affairs, discusses the work that won him a 2017 nomination for the Service to America Medals.
Stan Soloway, CEO of Celero Strategies and former deputy undersecretary of defense & acquisition reform, discusses an innovation program that targets middle-aged bureaucrats.