Government Matters Defense (Full Show) – May 23, 2018


On this edition of Government Matters Defense–

House committee proposes big changes to 28 defense agencies

Peter Levine, senior research fellow at the Institute for Defense Analyses, discusses the cuts to the fourth estate in the House version of the NDAA and the restructuring efforts going on throughout the Department of Defense.

Status of lawmakers’ push for military ‘Space Corps’

Jamie Morin, VP and executive director of the Aerospace Corporation, joins the program to discuss the proposed “Space Corps” and how it would be organized within the Pentagon.

The Pentagon Beat

This week on the Pentagon Beat round-table, Reporter Oriana Pawlyk and Courtney McBride, managing editor at Inside the Army, discuss the latest news from the Department of Defense. Topics on this edition include the status of the Army Futures Command HQ decision, the F-35’s combat debut and the Air Force using predictive analysis to mitigate accidents.