May 03, 2018

Fair Winds and Following Seas to Dr. Jerry Hendrix

By Susanna V. Blume, Jerry Hendrix, Adam Routh, Lauren Fish and Frank Kendall

On the latest episode, the team chats topics ranging from acquisition to Zumwalts. In addition to special guest Frank Kendall, former Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, the team will discuss the Navy's latest Zumwalt class ship, Chairman Thornberry's proposal to cut the Fourth Estate, and the state of futuristic high technology research at the Pentagon. As a note, this is the last #FullMetalPodcast until the Fall.

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