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Megan Rose

Megan Rose, formerly Megan McCloskey, covers criminal justice for ProPublica. Previously she covered the military, investigating such issues as the billions of dollars wasted by the U.S. government in Afghanistan and how the Pentagon was failing in its efforts to find and identify missing service members from past wars.

After Discovering a Sailor With Coronavirus, the US Navy Crowded Dozens Into One Space

The incident shows how hard it may be for the Navy to limit coronavirus spread aboard its ships.


Iran Has Hundreds of Naval Mines. The US Has a Handful of Old Minesweepers

The Navy's minesweeping fleet may once again be called into action, but their sailors say the ships are too old and broken to do the job.