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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.
Science & Tech

Navy Shouldn't Build Next-Gen Destroyers Until Tech is Proven, Navy Secretary Signals

More testing needed on new tech “so that we don't get ahead of ourselves,” says Del Toro, citing mistakes made building the futuristic Zumwalt-class.

Threats

Russian Agents in Ukraine Are Trying to Create a Pretext for Invasion, Pentagon Says

“When there isn't an actual crisis to suit their needs, they'll make one up,” Kirby said

Threats

Marine Amphibious Combat Vehicles Returning to the Water

A tow mechanism problem led to a three-month suspension from waterborne operations.

Policy

Three Soldiers to Receive Medal of Honor

The awards are for actions during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Policy

Navy to Start Ejecting Unvaccinated Sailors

Sailors can decide to get vaccinated at any point in the process to be retained.

Threats

Army Will Let Unvaccinated Soldiers Be Home for Christmas

About 45,000 of the newest soldiers, and their instructors, are expected to travel during holiday leave.