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Webinar: FY22 Defense Budget Implications
Posted 3 August 2021 | Appropriations, Department of Defense, Webinar

Webinar: FY22 Defense Budget Implications

On July 21, TRG hosted a live webinar for its clients regarding the implications of the FY22 defense budget. Moderated by Matt Herrmann (Senior Advisor), the implications of the budget were discussed by TRG experts Gen (ret.) Mike Holmes, LTG (ret.) Steph Twitty, and Jamie Jones Miller. Each...

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Debate feat. LtGen Chip Gregson – Why is China Turning Up the Heat on Taiwan?
Posted 21 July 2021 | China, Near-Peer Competition, Taiwan

Debate feat. LtGen Chip Gregson – Why is China Turning Up the Heat on Taiwan?

Have Chinese leaders given up on peaceful reunification? Are they likely to attack Taiwan once they sense a favorable military balance? Or are they reacting to perceived Taiwanese and American actions while looking for reasons not to use force?

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Case Study: Driving Advanced Manufacturing Capabilities at Rock Island Arsenal
Posted 7 July 2021 | 3D printing, Advanced Manufacturing, Army, Insights, Rock Island

Case Study: Driving Advanced Manufacturing Capabilities at Rock Island Arsenal

TRG worked with the Quad Cities Defense Alliance, the Arsenal leadership, and the Congressional delegation on the establishment of the Center of Excellence for Advanced and Additive Manufacturing at the Arsenal, addressing a critical need within the Department to expand 3D printing capabilities.

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Article by LtGen Chip Gregson – The Defiant Failed State: How Stable is North Korea Right Now?
Posted 25 June 2021 | Articles, Department of Defense, National Defense Strategy

Article by LtGen Chip Gregson – The Defiant Failed State: How Stable is North Korea Right Now?

Article originally published in The National Interest and available here. How stable is North Korea right now? We should approach this question with some humility.  We thought we understood the Soviet Union’s internal dynamics.  Our singular Cold War focus on the USSR included...

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Op-Ed by Bill Greenwalt: China Already Outspends US Military? Discuss
Posted 1 June 2021 | Articles, Department of Defense, Near-Peer Competition

Op-Ed by Bill Greenwalt: China Already Outspends US Military? Discuss

The following is an excerpt from an opinion piece published in Breaking Defense. Full article is available here. Adam Smith, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee is under pressure from within his party to hold down defense spending, so he has advocated focusing less on...

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TRG Named a Top-Performing Lobbying Firm by Bloomberg
Posted 4 May 2021 | Awards

TRG Named a Top-Performing Lobbying Firm by Bloomberg

We are thrilled to be named one of Bloomberg’s top-performing lobbying firms of 2020. TRG puts tremendous effort into finding the best team members possible in order to consistently deliver accurate and actionable advice to our clients. We look forward to continuing our growth as a team while...

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Posted 8 December 2020 | Air Force, Department of Defense, National Defense Strategy

Air Force Structure in the Next National Defense Strategy

Gen Mike Holmes, a core TRG team member, partnered with the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) to take a detailed look at the challenges and questions facing the Air Force as the service prepares for the next National Defense Strategy. Excerpts from the article below. Full...

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Posted 4 August 2020 | national security, Women in Security

Breaking into a Male-Dominated National Security Arena

Women are vastly underrepresented in leadership roles within the federal government and in national security fields. In this Transition Lab episode, Jamie Jones Miller, a former principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for legislative affairs, and Nina Hachigian, a former U.S....

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Posted 10 February 2020 | Information, Reference, Resource

FedUpward Ep 6 Communicating with Congress

Jamie Jones Miller, who until last month served as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs, walked me through her strategies for successful comms with Congress. She recently transitioned to The Roosevelt Group as a senior advisor. She discussed how we in the...

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