The theme this year is “Hiring our Nation’s Heroes – Rise to the Challenge. Diversify Your Workforce!”
Dennis Eley Jr., the wounded warrior coordinator for the Department of the Navy’s Human Resource Services Center Southwest, joins In Depth to discuss the trends in hiring practices for wounded warriors.
Christopher Preble — Vice President for defense and foreign policy studies, Cato Institute
Some experts don’t think the automatic budget cuts known as sequestration would be all that bad.
In fact some say they would rather see the cuts happen than be avoided. One of those experts is Christopher Preble, the vice president for defense and foreign Policy Studies of the Cato Institute.
Preble joins In Depth to discuss whether the defense budget cuts could actually help the economy.
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Marion Blakey — President, Aerospace Industries Association
The topic of sequestration reared its head in the final presidential debate this week. Both President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney voiced their opposition to the cuts, with the President even vowing that the cuts won’t happen.
Marion Blakey, the president of the Aerospace Industries Association, says these statements should translate into action to avert the cuts.
Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 4-7 p.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC metro area and online everywhere. Francis has covered all three branches of the federal government as a broadcast journalist since 1998. He joined Federal News Radio in 2006 as the producer and news anchor of the station’s morning drive program, the Federal Drive. He launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.