How you manage your retirement contributions during the sunset of your federal career depends on what kind of retiree you want to be. Tammy Flanagan , senior benefits director at the National Institute of Transition Planning, joins In Depth to discuss the three types of federal retirees.
Production delays with the F-35 program range from engine fires to faulty weapon systems. But the real problem with the F-35 might have nothing to do with its design. Lee Gaillard is a contributor to the Straus Military Reform Project. He joins In Depth a complete breakdown of all the problems with the F-35.
A career of service in the defense field is earning an award for Carolyn Becraft. She’s the former assistant secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs. She will receive the Service to the Flag Award from Women in Defense on Sunday. She says things are different for women in the defense field today than they were when she was at Navy.
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.