CNN: US Aid To Ukraine

CNN: US Aid To Ukraine

Former Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James on US Military Aid to Ukraine, including Tanks and Drones

Air Force working to improve mission capability rates

Air Force working to improve mission ...

The Air Force’s mission capability rates of some aircraft have remained in the low 70% range over the last few years. The rates need to be much higher for the United States to counter Russia or China. Deborah Lee James, former ...

How the Defense Business Board is supporting the Pentagon; hiring more cyber pros at OPM

How the Defense Business Board is sup...

The Defense Business Board will take on three huge tasks for senior leaders of the Defense Department. The first big deadline the board has is this coming March 31. Defense Business Board Chair Debbie Lee James, 23rd Secretary ...

Defense Business Board chair Deborah Lee James on helping Pentagon see ‘forest for the trees’

Defense Business Board chair Deborah ...

Flat defense budgets may be looming. The military’s focus is shifting away from the Middle East to China and Russia. And bills on everything from modernization to AI to the nuclear enterprise are coming due.

Defense Business Board Relaunches After Pentagon Review

Defense Business Board Relaunches Aft...

Former Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James named chair of the diverse advisory board.

The Daily Scoop Podcast: October 1, 2021

The Daily Scoop Podcast: October 1, 2...

Debbie Lee James, Former Secretary of the Air Force and Chair of the Defense Business Board, joins the podcast to take a look at relationship between industry and the Department of Defense, and how that applies to modernization...

Space Force must build culture of risk tolerance to support acquisition, former Air Force secretary says

Space Force must build culture of ris...

Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall plans to move the Space Acquisition Directorate into the Space Acquisition and Integration Office. That merger, effective immediately, could accelerate the pace of fielding new capabilities.

Former Air Force secretary suggests developing new framework to measure readiness

Former Air Force secretary suggests d...

Frank Kendall is the new nominee for Secretary of the Air Force. He served as Pentagon Acquisition Chief during the Obama administration. Deborah Lee James, Former Secretary of the Air Force, said the new Air Force secretary sh...

Defense Innovation Unit likely here to stay, says Former Secretary of the Air Force

Defense Innovation Unit likely here t...

The Defense Innovation Unit is celebrating its fifth birthday. DIU reports a total of 208 Other Transaction Authorities (legally binding instruments used for rapid research, prototyping and production projects) in its five-year...

Waiver for Lloyd Austin nomination passes the Senate

Waiver for Lloyd Austin nomination pa...

Deborah Lee James and Sean O’Keefe, Former Secretary of the U.S. Navy, discuss Lloyd Austin as defense secretary and Defense Department leadership under the Biden Administration

Needed: Lloyd Austin as Secretary of Defense

Needed: Lloyd Austin as Secretary of ...

For three years I was honored to serve as secretary of the Air Force, and in that position, I witnessed the daily, significant demands placed on the Secretary of Defense — everything from White House and head of state meetings ...

Debbie on Lloyd Austin SecDeF Nomination

Debbie on Lloyd Austin SecDeF Nominat...

Debbie gives her thoughts on First Light Magazine radio about Lloyd Austin nominated as Secretary of Defense.