National Defense Week, May 8, 2016

Warrant Officer Sean Smith, 1st Maintenance Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group; action officer of the Expeditionary Manufacturing facility at Camp Pendleton, on his unit’s innovation through 3D printing; Col. Steve Strobridge (USAF ret.), Director of Government Relations, Military Officers Association of America; co-chairman of the Military Coalition (group of 31 military and veterans organizations), on how the House and Senate Armed Services Committee’s markups of their NDAAs would affect active-duty and retired personnel; Andrew Hunter, director of the Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; former director of the Joint Rapid Acquisition Cell at the Defense Department, on the benefits of adaptive systems, as described in his piece in Defense One; Megan Eckstein, staff writer for US Naval Institute News, on new firepower two variants of the Littoral Combat Ship will receive soon; and Ross Wilkers, Newsroom Editor at Executive Mosaic, on the results of earnings season for major defense contractors.

National Defense Week 5/8/16

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