December 21, 2016

Viola may be what the Army needs, experts say

By Katherine Kidder

Source: Federal News Radio

Journalist(s) Scott Maucione

When President-elect Donald Trump announced Vincent “Vinnie” Viola as his pick for Army Secretary yesterday, one word was on the mind of the defense community.

Who?

It’s not that Viola isn’t a prominent figure — he owns the Florida Panthers, a professional hockey team — but he is someone with whom defense companies and military organizations are largely unfamiliar.

But that may be just what the Army needs, some defense analysts think.

Read the full article at Federal News Radio.

  • Katherine Kidder

    Fellow, Military, Veterans, and Society Program

    Katherine Kidder is a Fellow in the Military, Veterans, and Society Program and the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). She leads the CNAS Rebuilding the Bipartisan Def...