Government Matters (Full Show) – May 15, 2018


GAO: U.S. Foreign Military Sales Program needs better controls

Thomas Melito, director of International Affairs & Trade at the Government Accountability Office, discusses the influx of money into the Defense Department from equipment sales, and how the fund’s size could negatively impact competitiveness.

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency undergoing acquisition overhaul

Nick Nayak, former chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security and president of Green Light Acquisition, talks about the NGA’s efforts to optimize procurement and streamline programs.

Service to America medal finalist lays out plans for oil & gas industries

Barbara Kutchko, senior research scientist at the National Energy Technology Laboratory, details her development of guidelines for the use of foamed cement in oil wells and how her work after Deepwater Horizon will prevent similar oil rig disasters in the future.