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Caitlin M. Kenney

Staff Reporter

Caitlin M. Kenney
Caitlin M. Kenney is staff reporter at Defense One, where she writes about the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps. She has covered the U.S. military for several years across the country, previously as a Pentagon reporter for Stars and Stripes. She’s a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Policy

Navy Secretary Seeks 3-5% Annual Budget Increases

“I think more members of Congress understand the real threat that China presents,” Del Toro said.

Threats

Navy Fires Commander, Other Leaders of Damaged Submarine

A separate safety investigation is still proceeding into the Oct. 2 grounding of USS Connecticut.

Science & Tech

One of Four Boosters Fails in Rapid-Fire Hypersonic Tests

Three launches got off successfully from Virginia; investigations have begun into the Alaska failure.

Threats

Navy Seeks To Improve Firefighting After ‘Preventable’ Bonhomme Richard Disaster

Naval Safety Center gets a promotion, while ships’ crews will be trained to respond to pierside fires.