In Depth interviews – December 11

This is the In Depth show blog. Here you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Today’s guests:


Carla Lucchino
Assistant for Administration
Secretary of the Navy

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It’s getting down to the wire for the 2012 Combined Federal Campaign. The official end of the contribution season is this Saturday, and agencies aren’t expecting an extension this year. Carla Lucchino, the assistant for administration to the Secretary of the Navy, runs the Navy’s CFC program. She discusses the Navy’s giving goals this year.

Nick Taborek
Bloomberg Government

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Some of the government’s largest contractors are also some of the largest contributors to employee pension plans. And according to a new analysis, the gap between those plans’ obligations and what they’ve got in the bank is growing wider and wider. Nick Taborek, a Bloomberg Government reporter, joins In Depth to discuss the underfunded pension plans of top Defense contractors.

Defense Contractor Pensions Worsen With U.S. Cut (requires subscription)

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In Depth brings you the latest cybersecurity and defense news. Below, find links to the stories mentioned.

NIST releases glossary of key security terms (NIST)

Army expanding its cyber warfare capabilities (