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DoD policy, NDAA, and National Defense Strategy
Under Secretary of Defense for Policy John Rood discusses making changes to space policy in advance of the Space Force,...
Defense spending negotiations underway on Capitol Hill
Roger Zakheim, director of the Ronald Reagan Institute and former general counsel of the House Armed Services Committee, discusses the...
Provisions in the FY19 NDAA impacting government contractors
Eric Crusius, partner at Holland & Knight, details important provisions in the NDAA that contractors should know about, and why...
The future of civil service reform
Kristine Simmons, VP of Government Affairs at the Partnership for Public Service, discusses the civilian workforce changes in the 2019...
The Pentagon Beat – July 25, 2018
Federal News Radio Defense Reporter Scott Maucione and Military.com Reporter Oriana Pawlyk discuss the latest news from the Department of...
House & Senate reach an agreement on defense authorization bill
Gen. Larry Spencer (USAF, Ret.), president of the Air Force Association discusses the conferenced version of the National Defense Authorization...
Congress’ role in aligning appropriators and authorizers
Gen. Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle, USAF (ret.), CEO of the National Defense Industrial Association, discusses the defense funding debate on Capitol...
Possible changes coming to the “Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States”
Bill Greenwalt, Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, discusses possible changes coming to an...
What’s happening this week on Capitol Hill
Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico, and Bloomberg Government Reporter Roxana Tiron detail the latest congressional priorities, such...
Military Officers Association of America tracks fiscal year 2019 NDAA provisions.
Lt. Gen. Dana Atkins, USAF (Ret.), President & CEO of the Military Officers Association of America discusses the different policies...
The Federal Beat – May 27, 2018
Fedscoop Senior Tech Reporter Carten Cordell and Joseph Marks, cybersecurity correspondent at NextGov, discuss the new U.S. Digital Service certification,...
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...
Senate prepares to start work on FY19 NDAA
Roger Zakheim, director of the Reagan Institute and former deputy staff director of HASC, discusses the Senate’s defense authorization priorities...
The Pentagon Beat – May 2, 2018
USNI News Deputy Editor Megan Eckstein and Paul Shinkman, national security correspondent at U.S. News & World Report, discuss the...
Congress includes Section 809 findings into acquisition reform bill
David Drabkin, chair of Section 809 Panel and Mike Madsen, executive director of Section 809 Panel, discuss the 2019 National...
Debate over 2019 NDAA starts on Capitol Hill
Bill Greenwalt, Senior Fellow at the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security at the Atlantic Council, discusses the House Armed...
Congressional priorities this week
Leo Shane III, deputy editor at the Military Times and Paul Shinkman, national security correspondent at U.S. News & World...
Analysis of the FY18 NDAA
Katherine Blakeley, research fellow at the Center for Strategic & Budgetary Assessments, and Todd Harrison, director of defense budget analysis...
Prospects for a defense budget deal
Susanna Blume, a fellow with the Center for a New American Security, offers insight into negotiations over the National Defense...
Mattis: The time is not right for Space Corps, SecDef reorg
Roger Zakheim, partner at Covington & Burling, discusses Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ National Defense Authorization Act requests to negotiators in...
NDAA’s implications for DoD acquisition
Jon Etherton, founder of Etherton & Associates, continues the discussion on NDAA – specifically, how a DoD e-Commerce portal could...
How DoD measures R&D’s return on investment
Reggie Brothers, principal at the Chertoff Group, discusses a provision in the National Defense Authorization Act that would require DoD...
NDAA could create ‘Amazon for the DoD’
Stan Soloway, president and CEO of Celero Strategies, discusses a provision in the Senate’s version of the 2018 National Defense...
Senate passes MGT Act as an amendment to the NDAA
Jeremy Wilcox, managing director of federal public sector at ClearEdge Partners, discusses how the Modernizing Government Technology Act – which...
House DHS authorization bill contains significant cyber provisions
Ron Marks, chair of the intelligence program at the Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security, discusses cybersecurity reforms contained...
House version of NDAA seeks DoD cyber improvements
Maria Horton, founder and CEO of EmeSec, discusses changes to U.S. cyber strategy as lawmakers in both the House and...
23rd USAF Secretary James weighs in on Space Corps proposal
Former U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James discusses National Defense Authorization Act negotiations (including the Space Corps proposal), plans...
Senate version of NDAA seeks to split DoD CIO role
Terry Halvorsen, former chief information officer at the Department of Defense, discusses a proposal that would reorganize his former office....
The Pentagon Beat
Inside Defense editor Marjorie Censer and Inside the Pentagon chief editor Tony Bertuca joined Colby for this edition of the...
The Federal Beat
Politico defense reporter Jacqueline Klimas, Fifth Domain editor Aaron Boyd, and Nextgov reporter Mohana Ravindranath joined Francis for this edition...
Addressing defense acquisition reform in the NDAA
The House Armed Services Committee’s version of the National Defense Authorization Act includes a new set of acquisition reforms pushed...
The Pentagon Beat
Federal News Radio defense reporter Scott Maucione and Bloomberg Government analyst Cameron Leuthy joined Francis for this edition of the...
GSA schedule contracts add paid sick leave
Eric Crusius, senior counsel at Holland & Knight, discusses changes to GSA schedule contracts and the 2017 NDAA’s limits to...
Acquisition reform & the National Defense Authorization Act
Jonathan Etherton, president of Etherton and Associates, discusses the impact of the NDAA on the Pentagon’s acquisition process.
Defense Health Agency approaches MHS GENESIS roll out
Defense Health Agency director Vice Adm. Raquel Bono discussed the possible implications of this year’s National Defense Authorization Act, the...
Future of the National Defense Authorization Act
Andrew Clevenger, defense acquisitions reporter at Bloomberg BNA, discusses the latest developments in the negotiations over the National Defense Authorization...
Latest on the National Defense Authorization Act
Jacqueline Klimas, defense reporter at the Washington Examiner, discusses why passage of the National Defense Authorization Act may now be...
NDAA’s impact on DoD acquisition shop
Vago Muradian, editor of the Defense and Aerospace Report, discusses the potential impact the National Defense Authorization Act could have on...
A unique perspective on negotiations over the National Defense Authorization Act
Maj. Gen. Arnold Punaro (USMC, ret.), CEO of the Punaro Group, offered a unique perspective on negotiations over the National...
Sage grouse puts NDAA to roost
Washington Examiner defense correspondent Jacqueline Klimas discussed how a bird (the sage grouse) has the National Defense Authorization Act on...
Staffers working on NDAA during recess
Defense reporter at The Washington Examiner, Jacqueline Klimas, discusses the progress being made on the National Defense Authorization Act while...
House and Senate versions of the Defense Authorization Act
Roger Zakheim, former Dep. Staff Director, House Armed Services Committee, discusses the differences between the House and Senate versions of...
Carter takes ‘Force of the Future’ message on the road
Roger Zakheim, counsel at Covington & Burling and former general counsel for the House Armed Services Committee, discussed Defense Secretary...
Secretary Carter threatens to recommend a veto for NDAA
Jamie McIntyre, Senior National Security writer at the Washington Examiner discusses Secretary Carter’s threat to recommend a veto for NDAA.
Advancing NDAA during congressional recess
Advancing NDAA during congressional recess with Andrew Hunter, Senior Fellow – International Security Program, CSIS.
Horse-trading and the NDAA
Inside Defense editors Marjorie Censer and Tony Bertuca discussed horse-trading over the National Defense Authorization Act, and changes to the...
Government Matters (Full Show) – July 14, 2016
On Thursday’s edition of Government Matters: Inside Defense editors Marjorie Censer and Tony Bertuca discussed horse-trading over the National Defense...
Government Matters (Full Show) – July 13, 2016
On Wednesday’s edition of Government Matters: Rear Adm. Jamie Barnett (ret.), partner in Venable’s cybersecurity practice, discussed the lack of...
NDAA and Pentagon personnel reform
Booz Allen vice president Ron Sanders offered insight on how National Defense Authorization Act negotiations could impact the Pentagon’s personnel...
House and Senate still working on NDAA
CQ Roll Call senior editor David Hawkings discussed ongoing negotiations between the House and Senate on the National Defense Authorization...
DoD’s $2.6 billion reprogramming request
Professional Services Council CEO David Berteau discussed the practical implications of NDAA negotiations, DoD’s $2.6 billion reprogramming request, and...
NDAA negotiations and military service members
Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Steve Strobridge, director of government relations for the Military Officers Association of America, relayed MOAA’s...
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