In this week’s Pentagon Beat roundtable, Brendan McGarry, managing editor at Military.com, and Marcus Weisgerber, global business editor for Defense One, discuss the defense community’s top headlines. David Shedd, former acting director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and board member at Beacon Global Strategies, discusses what’s causing the massive backlog of government security clearances, and […]
Politico defense reporter Jacqueline Klimas and Military.com managing editor Brendan McGarry join Francis for this edition of the Pentagon Beat. They discuss the situation in Niger and the impact of Marines’ hurricane support missions on future deployments. Mattis: The time is not right for Space Corps, SecDef reorg Roger Zakheim, partner at Covington & Burling, […]
In this week’s Pentagon Beat roundtable Scott Maucione, defense reporter at Federal News Radio and Brendan McGarry, managing editor at Military.com, discuss the cost and future of President Trump’s proposed transgender military ban, the worldwide response to North Korean aggression and how military and civilian agencies are mobilizing to provide flood relief in Houston.
Brendan McGarry, managing editor for Military.com, discusses the marathon week ahead for Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joe Dunford, as they go on a budget blitz on Capitol Hill.
State Department chief information officer Frontis Wiggins discussed the push to cut costs at the agency, reduce duplicative IT, and improve their FITARA Scorecard. Rob Thomas, chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, detailed his effort to stand up an IT demand management office. 1105 Media chief content officer Anne Armstrong, Government Executive […]
1105 Media chief content officer Anne Armstrong, Government Executive senior editor Frank Konkel, and Military.com managing editor Brendan McGarry joined Francis for this edition of the Federal Beat. They discussed the White House budget outline, an executive order on agency reorganization, and IT initiatives at the departments of State and Veterans Affairs.