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Cmdr. Kevin Chlan

Cmdr. Kevin Chlan, U.S. Navy, is a Federal Executive Fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments in Washington, D.C. He is a 19-year F/A-18 pilot with over 3,500 flight hours who recently commanded Strike Fighter Squadron 31.

The US Navy Can, and Should, Do More Against the Coronavirus

Aircraft carriers and big-deck amphibious ships can help — as they have often done in humanitarian-relief efforts overseas.


The US Navy Needs More Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchells

The service must create ways to retain and use…not the reckless flyboy of 1986, but the experienced aviator of 2020.