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  • February 4 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    As Sequestration Looms, Contractors Don’t Fret Marjorie Censer and Jim Tankersley (@CommonCenser and @jtankersley), Washington Post. Fourth quarter results calls with investors had the big defense contractors expressing enthusiastic optimism that sequester isn’t going to h… more

  • January 7 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Obama to nominate Chuck Hagel for Defense Secretary Scott Wilson, Washington Post. Former Senator and Vietnam veteran Chuck Hagel will likely be formally nominated to serve as the next SecDef today or tomorrow according to sources in the administration. Hagel has been spending… more

  • Keys to a Successful Transition for Female Veterans

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for post-9/11 female veterans surged to 19.9% in September, vs. 14.7% a year earlier and 12.1% in August. While the unemployment rate for veterans as a whole is now lower than the general public, that’s obvious… more

  • December 19 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    McChrystal to Chair Board of New Siemens Federal Business Marjorie Censer, Capital Business, Washington Post. Former Afghanistan commander retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal has been tapped as chairman of the board of directors for the new Siemens federal business entity, Siemens… more