Fed Access

  • Representatives from the Department of Homeland Security, the US Army and Cole Engineering Services join host Derrick Dortch on this week's Fed Access for a wide ranging discussion of a new virtual simulation tool that helps train first responders.

    May 11, 2020
  • This week on Fed Access, Evan Lesser, founder and president of ClearanceJobs.com, joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss how the security clearance process is being affected by the federal restrictions put in place during the coronavirus pandemic.

    April 20, 2020
  • Yung Huh Wong, a research analyst at the Rand Corporation, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week's Fed Access to talk about the impact of an increasing reliance on artificial intelligence and autonomous unmanned systems to settle military conflicts.

    April 14, 2020
  • As we have seen our economy change we have heard of some employers like Amazon, Walmart, InstaCart and others hiring a massive amount of people to fulfill demand. These are all critical jobs during this…

    April 03, 2020
  • Jon Harper, managing editor at National Defense Magazine, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week's Fed Access to give an update on DoD's top spending priorities and how the tensions between the United States and Iran are affecting defense spending.

    February 10, 2020
  • Evan Lesser, founder and president of ClearanceJobs.com, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week's Fed Access to discuss what the federal government is doing to speed up the process for workers seeking security clearances.

    December 06, 2019
  • Rodger Baker, senior vice president of strategic analysis at Stratfor, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week's Fed Access to discuss how China's emergence as a global military and economic power has changed its relationship with the United States and other countries around the world.

    August 29, 2019
  • Matthew Daniels, chair of Law and Human Rights at the Institute of World Politics, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week's Fed Access to about his new book:  Human Liberty 2.0: Advancing Universal Rights in the Digital Age, which is a collection of stories about people around the world who are using social media to advance the cause of human rights and freedom.

    August 05, 2019
  • Lt. Bret Parsons, commander of the Special Liaison Branch of the Metropolitan Police Department joins host Derrick Dortch on Fed Access to discuss the branch's unique approach to community policing.

    June 13, 2019
  • Patrick Burke and Rebecca Schwartz with the DC Police Foundation join host Derrick Dortch on this week's Fed Access to discuss community policing and the work their organization is doing with DC's Metropolitan Police Department.

    May 17, 2019
  • Evan Lesser, president and founder of ClearanceJobs.com, joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss the state of the clearance job market and whether the federal government has made any progress in speeding up the security clearance process.

    May 06, 2019
  • President Donald Trump released his budget request for fiscal year 2020. What's in it for DoD? Find out when Jon Harper of National Defense Magazine joins host Derrick Dortch on this week's Fed Access.

    March 18, 2019
  • Joan Rohlfing, president and chief operating officer of the Nuclear Threat Initiative joins host Derrick Dortch to talk about what the NTI is doing to stop the spread of nuclear weapons and end them as a threat around the world.

    March 06, 2019
  • Tiffany Lopez Winters, executive director of The National Trust Center, joined Fed Access to discuss economic espionage and how it is affecting small businesses, government contractors and federal agencies.

    December 18, 2018