MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LMI will join the Brookings Institute’s 21st Century Defense Initiative working group to aid in the study of the future of the national security industrial base. LMI, a not-for-profit with a 50-year history in support of the public sector, offers extensive military and federal sector expertise on the management of people, processes, policies, and assets.
“Warriors Against Waste: Cutting Defense Spending through Reform?”
“We look forward to contributing our perspective to the Brookings community and the 21st Century Defense Initiative as this working group considers this critical juncture in our nation’s national security,” LMI President and CEO Nelson M. Ford said.
“LMI attracts some of the most experienced and thoughtful individuals to develop solutions for the federal sector, and we welcome their participation in this important project,” said Michael E. O’Hanlon, Director of Research for the 21st Century Defense Initiative.
LMI’s participation will begin at Brookings’ “Warriors Against Waste: Cutting Defense Spending through Reform?” event on January 24, 2013, where participants will discuss the future of the U.S. defense budget, with a particular focus on reforms and efficiencies. The panel will include LMI Executive Vice President Dr. William B. Moore and LMI Program Manager Dr. Nick Avdellas.
The goal of the Brookings Institute’s working group is to establish a community of interested scholars and practitioners who can exchange views and learn from each other in an attempt to push forward discussion on this important but complex issue. Over the last two years, they have regularly met to identify and study the key policy questions surrounding the future of the national security industrial base.
LMI is a government consulting firm committed to helping government leaders and managers reach decisions that make a difference. LMI draws on its 50 years of experience as a pioneer in logistics by applying an unmatched knowledge of people, processes, and assets to a variety of sectors, including defense, intelligence, healthcare, energy and environment, homeland security, and civil government. As a not-for-profit organization, LMI is a trusted advisor to the government—free from commercial or political bias and dedicated to the mission of advancing government management.