This week marks our last few days with our fellows.
We are sad to see them go but look forward to seeing what great achievements they accomplish in the future. Best of luck in your new endeavors! We know you will do great at whatever you put your mind to.
News & Insights
Retired U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander Lance “Pink” Floyd joins cohost Matt “Flounder” Arny to explore the possible factors and aircraft attributes liable to define air combat in the decades ahead, such as artificial intelligence, extreme speed, optional manning, and more. This episode covers a broad spectrum of elements in the Future of Air Warfare and […]
History shows that targeted nations eventually find ways around sanctions, so the U.S. and NATO must keep the pressure on Russia. In a wide-ranging discussion on Thursday April 6th, Rear Admiral Kevin Sweeney, USN (Ret.) spoke with panelists at Stockton University’s Hughes Center for Public Policy about the war in Ukraine. Admiral Sweeney highlighted that […]
The Roosevelt Group Senior Advisor, LtGen (USMC, ret.) Chip Gregson shares his insights with 19fortyfive. Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Means Detterence Must Be Strengthened in Europe Now.
In December 2021, TRG Senior Advisor Matt Herrmann was invited to publish a column in the Additive Manufacturing Coalition’s quarterly newsletter: The AM Advocate. Matt’s insights on additive manufacturing (AM) come from years of hands-on experience with clients aiming to deliver next generation technologies to the Department of Defense. Learn more about Matt’s work on […]
Kathleen Ferguson Joins the AFA Board alongside two other distinguished members of the Air Force community – Gen. (ret.) Robin Rand and Maj. Gen. (ret.) Thomas Deale. Text originates from press release available here. Retired Gen. Robin Rand, Maj. Gen. Thomas Deale, and Kathleen Ferguson are the newest members of AFA’s Board of Directors. In […]
TRG announced today that Major General (ret.) Paul Pardew and Colonel (ret.) Bradley Boyd have joined the firm as Senior Advisors, deepening our expertise in DoD procurement and AI implementation across the national security community. Their combined expertise in procurement and advanced technology applications across the Department of Defense (DoD) will provide TRG’S client portfolio […]
Update on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill (as of 8am November 11) The House passed an over $1 trillion infrastructure bill, which included $550 billion in new spending, on November 5th by a vote 228-206, sending the measure to President Joe Biden’s desk after months of limbo in a long-awaited win for Democrats. The Senate passed […]
The San Diego Business Journal announced TRG Senior Advisor Pat Sullivan as the recipient of its Cyber Executive of the Year Award! Pat works closely with the entirety of the TRG team to help craft strategic business plans, engagements, and messaging on cybersecurity and modernization within the Department of Defense.
The Roosevelt Group (TRG) announced today that Captain (Ret) Lawrence E. (Larry) Meehan has joined The Roosevelt Group as a full-time Senior Advisor. After over 30 years of service in the U.S. Navy, Larry Meehan recently retired from the Navy International Program Office where he served as the Director Middle East Division and was responsible for all foreign […]
In 2020, we set out to completely redesign our online presence. We wanted our website to reflect the innovative, impactful, and wide-reaching services our team of experts provides our entire client portfolio. The Roosevelt Group is committed to working hard at work worth doing – our new site will enable us to broaden awareness of that work in an impactful way.
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 team member provided their unique insights into […]
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?
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.
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 concerted espionage, deep and broad academic study, treaties, and extended diplomatic activity. […]
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 the defense top line and more on the value of what […]
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 adding leading innovators to our client portfolio. Thank […]
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 article available through CNAS here. The Bottom Line: The next […]
Innovative Army Logistician Brings Diverse Enterprise Leadership, Vision, and Insight WASHINGTON, November 2, 2020 (Newswire.com) – The Roosevelt Group (TRG), a government affairs and strategic advocacy firm specializing in defense, intelligence, and national security, announced today that Major General Stephen Farmen(U.S Army Ret.) has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor. General Farmen is an expert in transportation and […]
Transformational Air Force Leader Brings Future-Focused Vision and Insight The Roosevelt Group (TRG), a government affairs and strategic advocacy firm specializing in defense, intelligence, and national security, announced today that General Mike Holmes (USAF Ret.) has joined the firm as a full-time Senior Advisor. General Holmes is an expert in emerging technologies and their potential to solve our most pressing […]
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. ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, talk to host David Marchick about […]
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 executive branch can establish closer relationships with our legislative […]
WASHINGTON – The Roosevelt Group, a government affairs consulting and strategic advocacy firm with an emphasis on defense and homeland security, announced today that Jamie Jones Miller has joined the firm as a senior advisor. “The Roosevelt Group is growing, and the best way to serve our clients is by bringing people like Jamie Jones […]
Even before the last round of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) was completed, the Pentagon had already started asking for another. According to Defense Department and Air Force estimates, the military services own and must operate much more infrastructure than they have need for, creating inefficiency and needless cost. Yet despite significant budget cuts and […]
WASHINGTON – The Roosevelt Group, a government affairs, business development and strategic advocacy firm with an emphasis on defense and homeland security, announced today that Colonel Kevin M. Felix (USA-RET) has joined the firm as a full-time senior advisor. Colonel Felix will work closely with existing and future Roosevelt Group clients to enhance their understanding […]
NORMAN — Bus loads of veterans, motorcycle groups, car clubs and large military transports are some of the participants coming to this year’s Veterans Parade in Norman. In celebration of the holiday Monday, the Saturday parade will start at the First Baptists Church and end at the Cleveland County Veterans Memorial in the southwest corner […]
The military presence and defense contracts pumped more than $8.7 billion into the Louisiana economy during the 2012 fiscal year, with almost one third of the money tied to bases and activities in the New Orleans area, according to a summary of a long-sought economic impact analysis commissioned by the state. About 82,700 Louisiana jobs […]
WASHINGTON – The Roosevelt Group, a government affairs consulting and strategic advocacy firm with an emphasis on defense and homeland security, announced today that Lieutenant General (Ret.) Harry M. “Bud” Wyatt has joined the firm as a senior advisor. Gen Wyatt will play a major role with Roosevelt Group clients, including states and municipalities that […]
Washington — It didn’t take long for top staffers of former Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle to land new jobs at Washington lobbying firms. Former Chief of Staff Tim Drumm began work Jan. 4 – the day after Buerkle left office – at The Roosevelt Group. The Capitol Hill firm specializes in defense, homeland security and […]
The Roosevelt Group has been selected to represent MassDevelopment on matters involving the Commonwealth’s military installations and missions. Massachusetts is home to six military bases – Hanscom Air Force Base , Westover Air Reserve Base, Barnes Air National Guard Base, Fort Devens, the U.S. Army’s Natick Soldier Systems Center, and the joint base Massachusetts Military […]
Major General (Ret.) Thomas P. Maguire joins The Roosevelt Group as senior advisor. General Maguire was the senior military official in New York State on September 11, 2001 and guided the New York National Guard response to the attacks.
The Roosevelt Group, a new one-stop shop for government affairs consulting and advocacy client services, with an emphasis on defense and homeland security, has opened its doors in Washington. John Simmons, Christopher Goode and Bert Steele are the founding partners of The Roosevelt Group. With 55 years of combined congressional and uniformed military service, they […]
Miami — In the face of looming defense budget cuts and the possibility of one or more base closure rounds, states and communities attempting to support their local installations can employ of variety of strategies to minimize adverse impacts while potentially positioning themselves to gain additional missions. The most critical step a community can take […]
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