In Depth interviews - May 9

Wednesday - 5/9/2012, 6:55pm EDT

This is the In Depth show blog. Here you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Today's guests:

Dr. Amanda Edwards-Stewartpsychologist, National Center for Telehealth and Technology

Adjusting to life after combat can be difficult for service members. But a new app is one of the tools therapists have to help. Dr. Amanda Edwards Stewart, psychologist at the National Center for Telehealth and Technology, led the development of the app.

She joined In Depth to discuss how the app works, how the center developed it and how it's getting the word out.

Mobile App Helps Troops Adjust to Life After Combat (Armed with Science blog)

This story is part of Federal News Radio's daily DoD Report brought to you by United Health Military and Veterans Services. For more defense news, click here.


George SmithNational Vice President, Federal Managers Association

Today is the midpoint of Public Service Recognition Week.

And in light of recent agency scandals and "fed-bashing", employees at your agency could certainly use some support and encouragement.

George Smith, the national vice president of the Federal Managers Association, joins In Depth to discuss why a week recognizing public service is important as well as the mood of the group's members.

Read more about Public Service Recognition Week


Also on the show:

Pentagon Solutions: Senate committee mulls F-35
The Senate Armed Services Committee Subcommittee on Airland, which oversees issues related to the Army, Air Force and, Navy and Marine Corps tactical aviation programs, heard testimony this week on the F-35 Lightning II program.

GTSI sale could be chance to rebrand, former CEO says

Jordan makes case for being next OFPP administrator