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Defense & Aerospace Report Podcast

The Defense & Aerospace Report Podcast covers government, military and aerospace leaders, lawmakers, industry executives and analysts that shape national security and aerospace decision making worldwide. President of ADI, Michael Herson, is a regular on the podcasts roundtable discussing important issues happening on Capitol Hill and in the Pentagon. Click below to listen to his most recent appearance.

Click below to listen to his most recent podcast.

Hard-line House Republicans set up fight over military budget, Pentagon ‘wokeism’

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Kevin McCarthy of California vowed the Republican-controlled chamber would not write a “blank check” for Ukraine. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, floated the idea of reducing the number of general officers and doing away with “woke” social policies in the military to cut down wasteful spending. Talk of budget cuts has engulfed…

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Senior VP Todd Harmer joins the Mitchell Institute Podcast

https://mitchellaerospacepower.org/episode-111-congressional-drama-and-defense-new-f-35-contract-space-update-and-ukraine-the-rendezvous/ In Episode 111 of the Aerospace Advantage, Congressional Drama and Defense, New F-35 Contract, Space Update, and Ukraine: The Rendezvous, John Baum chats with Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret.), Todd Harmer, Anthony Lazarski, and Tim Ryan. The churn we all saw in the House of Representative as members struggled to elect the Speaker of…

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GOP Election Success in House Risks Defense Budget ‘Dysfunction’

News Original article can be seen here. November 2, 2022 5:30 AMBy Roxana Tiron Fights over debt limit, spending could delay business planning ‘Pretty harsh debates’ as China, Ukraine raise stakes Bloomberg Government subscribers get the stories like this first. Act now and gain unlimited access to everything you need to know. Learn more. A potential…

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AACOM Honors Chairman of ADI, Van Hipp, at Annual Conference

April 29, 2022 Dr. Angela Franklin, Dr. Margaret Wilson, Van Hipp, Jr. and Samantha Nandyal recognized for their outstanding service, leadership and achievements IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Bethesda, MD) – Today, the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) concluded its annual conference, Educating Leaders, the largest gathering of osteopathic medical education (OME) professionals in the nation, by…

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ADI’s Michael Herson Listed on The Hill’s 2021 Top Lobbyist List

Michael Herson, President of American Defense International, Inc, was again listed as one of the top Hired Guns in Washington, DC. On December 1st, the Hill published their annual list noting that this was one of the busiest years on record in the DC influence world. “The list highlights the broad range of talents needed…

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