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Former Defense comptroller says she’s concerned about a proposed cut to Army systems, aircraft

The Biden administration’s budget request for the Defense Department for fiscal 2022 includes a desire for big changes at all the services. The services all have plans to get rid of older systems and direct the money to more modern systems. Former Acting Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) Elaine McCusker said the budget request shows […]


Incoming Pentagon officials advised to “focus on three things” before starting

Three Biden administration nominees are closer to taking their seats in the Pentagon after a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing Tuesday: Susanna Blume for director of cost assessment and program evaluation (CAPE), Heidi Shyu for under secretary of defense for research and engineering and Frank Kendall for Air Force secretary. Bill Greenwalt, former Deputy Under […]


Unfunded priorities in the proposed FY21 military budget

Mackenzie Eaglen, Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, details the military’s biggest unfunded priorities for FY21 and what will happen to those programs


Continuing Resolutions, DoD and National Security

Mackenzie Eaglen, resident fellow at the Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses the impact a continuing resolution has on the defense and national security community.

Government Matters Panel with Fitzgerald and Donnelly

The future of innovation at the DoD

Ben Fitzgerald, senior fellow, and director at the technology and national security program at the Center for a New American Security and Tom Donnelly, a resident fellow and co-director the Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies at AEI, discuss the future of innovation at the Department of Defense.

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Spotlight: Space Force / DoD

The Space Force Spotlight is coming to Government Matters later this month, sponsored by Chenega. Space Force leaders will outline their initiatives and the work they are doing with DoD partners and industry to meet…

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