Tony Bertuca

Tony Bertuca is chief editor of Inside the Pentagon, the flagship publication of InsideDefense, where he focuses on defense budget and acquisition policy. He previously worked for the Sun-Times News Group in his hometown of Chicago, IL, and at the New Hampshire Union Leader in Manchester, NH. Tony has also served as managing editor of Inside the Army. He has a master's degree in journalism from Boston University.

Connections

Archived Articles
The Insider | April 16, 2021

President Biden intends to nominate Pentagon official Mara Karlin to become assistant secretary of defense for strategy, plans, and capabilities, according to the White House.

The Insider | April 14, 2021

President Biden today announced he is ordering the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11.

The Insider | April 14, 2021

President Biden intends to nominate former Sandia National Laboratories Director Jill Hruby to become chief of the Energy Department's National Nuclear Security Administration, according to the White House.

The Insider | April 13, 2021

President Biden plans to pull all U.S. troops out of Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attack that launched the longest armed conflict in American history.

Daily News | April 13, 2021

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) said today he is concerned officials at the White House are "dragging their feet getting us the damn budget."

The Insider | April 12, 2021

President Biden released the names of individuals he intends to nominate to become director of cost assessment and program evaluation and under secretary of defense for personnel and readiness.

The Insider | April 12, 2021

Senior defense officials are scheduled to speak during several events this week, including testifying on Capitol Hill.

Daily News | April 9, 2021

President Biden's first defense budget is being criticized by congressional Republicans, who say it is too small, and liberal lawmakers, who say it is too big.

Daily News | April 9, 2021

President Biden is proposing a $715 billion Pentagon budget for fiscal year 2022, with plans to cut unspecified legacy weapon systems and eliminate a controversial warfighting account intended for overseas military operations, according to the White House Office of Management and Budget.

The Insider | April 9, 2021

President Biden will propose a $715 billion fiscal year 2022 budget for the Pentagon, Inside Defense has confirmed. (UPDATED)

The Insider | April 8, 2021

The world will be an increasingly contested place in 2040, with many factors contributing to potential inter-nation conflict, according to a new report from the National Intelligence Council.

The Insider | April 7, 2021

The White House will be releasing toplines for President Biden's discretionary funding request for fiscal year 2022 on Friday, according to the Office of Management and Budget.

Daily News | April 5, 2021

Michael Brown, director of the Defense Innovation Unit, has been picked to become the Pentagon's acquisition chief, putting a new spotlight on a career previously spent in Silicon Valley and a public profile focused on countering Chinese technology.

The Insider | April 5, 2021

More than a dozen House lawmakers say U.S. combatant commanders should accept an "appropriate amount of risk" and cease making supplemental forces requests that are "driving readiness costs to unsustainable levels" and burning through servicemembers at "breakneck paces."

The Insider | April 5, 2021

Senior Pentagon officials are scheduled to speak during several virtual events this week.

The Insider | April 2, 2021

President Biden intends to nominate Ronald Moultrie to become under secretary of defense for intelligence and security, according to a White House announcement.

The Insider | April 2, 2021

President Biden intends to nominate Michael Brown, the director of the Pentagon's Defense Innovation Unit, to be under secretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, according to a White House announcement.

The Insider | April 2, 2021

President Biden intends to nominate Michael McCord to be Pentagon comptroller, a job he previously held during the Obama administration, Inside Defense has confirmed.

The Insider | April 2, 2021

The White House Office of Management and Budget is expected to release a preview of the fiscal year 2022 budget request next week, rather than this week as originally planned.

Daily News | March 31, 2021

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) made the case yesterday for pursuing deterrence, rather than dominance in the U.S.-China security relationship, noting his support for upgrading U.S. weapon systems and expanding arms deals with foreign partners.

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting on defense policy and procurement.