In Depth interviews – Feb. 20

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:


Katherine Hammack
Assistant Secretary of the Army
For Installations, Energy & Environment

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Furloughs and layoffs are only part of the sequestration problem for the military. The Pentagon will have to change how it manages its buildings and energy programs. Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, joins In Depth to discuss how the Army is planning for sequestration.

Steven Grundman
Lund Fellow
Atlantic Council

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Eventually sequestration will go away. But the relationship between DoD and the defense-industrial base will still stand. Steve Grundman, the former deputy undersecretary of defense for industrial affairs and installations and now a Lund Fellow at the Atlantic Council, joins In Depth to discuss how sequestration will impact the defense-industrial base.

Daniel Goure
Vice President
Lexington Institute

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Efficiency and effectiveness aren’t mutually exclusive in the defense acquisition system. The Defense Department can find a balance between the two, according to Dan Goure, the vice president of the Lexington Institute. He joins In Depth to discuss the 21st-century defense-logistics enterprise.

Toward A 21st Century Defense Logistics Enterprise (related link)

Also on the show:

DoD details states hit hardest by sequestration

Causey: Sequestration Book: 50 Shades Greyer

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

GSA seeks input on privatizing FedRAMP assessments (FedBizOpps)

Serious room for improvement in Census Bureau’s information security system