“That word makes my skin crawl.”

n this episode of the Defense Nerds podcast, Military Times Deputy Editor Leo Shane and Defense News Capitol Hill Bureau Chief Joe Gould talk about congressional efforts to overturn rules which block military medical malpractice lawsuits. After years of debate over the issue, the issue may finally move ahead in coming months.

The two also look at the fight over U.S. military assistance in the war in Yemen and explain what sonobuoys are. They also discuss the curious and confusing strip club comments one sailor made ahead of Vice President Mike Pence’s speech last week.

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Leo covers Congress, Veterans Affairs and the White House for Military Times. He has covered Washington, D.C. since 2004, focusing on military personnel and veterans policies. His work has earned numerous honors, including a 2009 Polk award, a 2010 National Headliner Award, the IAVA Leadership in Journalism award and the VFW News Media award.

Joe Gould was the senior Pentagon reporter for Defense News, covering the intersection of national security policy, politics and the defense industry. He had previously served as Congress reporter.

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