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Jacqueline Feldscher

Jacqueline Feldscher

Senior National Security Correspondent, Defense One

Jacqueline Feldscher is senior national security correspondent at Defense One. Previously, she was national security and space reporter at Politico. Before that, Feldscher covered defense issues in Congress and at the Pentagon for the Washington Examiner, the Washington Times, and Navy Times, covering the Navy and Coast Guard. She’s a graduate of Boston University, and holds a master’s in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
Jacqueline Feldscher is senior national security correspondent at Defense One. Previously, she was national security and space reporter at Politico. Before that, Feldscher covered defense issues in Congress and at the Pentagon for the Washington Examiner, the Washington Times, and Navy Times, covering the Navy and Coast Guard. She’s a graduate of Boston University, and holds a master’s in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
Defense

US Troops Are Volunteering to Fly Abortion Seekers Across State Lines

Using personal planes, off duty, and out of uniform, the pilots say it’s their ”patriotic duty” to help Americans.

Defense

The Space Force Has a Song

The song honors the “invisible front line” of warfighters keeping watch “beyond the blue.”

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No Abortion Access for 40 Percent of Female Troops, Study Finds

RAND says it’s “not unreasonable” that the lack of abortion access will make women more likely to leave service.

Defense

Queen Elizabeth Dead at 96

Prince Charles to become king after Britain’s longest-serving monarch and most prominent global leader passes at Balmoral, Scotland.

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4 in 5 Afghans Who Worked for the US Have Faced Taliban Threats, Poll Finds

Lawmakers and advocates are working on legislation to make the special immigrant visa program permanent.

Defense

U.S. Announces Another $550M In Ukraine Military Aid

Funds will cover thousands of additional howitzer and HIMARS ammunition rounds

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Al Qaeda Leader Killed In US Drone Strike, Biden Says

The strike “made good” on Biden’s promise to target terrorists after withdrawing from Afghanistan, an official said.

Defense

House Republicans Skip Abortion Hearing With Military Doctors, Troops

Witnesses shared personal stories and pleaded for Congress to protect abortion access, saying it will only get worse after Dobbs.

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Tampons and Tulips? Lawmakers Pitch 650 Amendments to Annual Defense Bill

Other proposed changes to the House defense authorization act would delay new ICBMs and hasten warship retirements.

Defense

Will Republicans Cut Off Ukraine?

If control of Congress flips, a small but growing number of America-first lawmakers could derail American support for the war against Russia.

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‘Matter of National Security’: Democratic Veterans, Advocates Call For Codifying Right To Abortion

“Now that women in uniform have lost their reproductive rights, our country's fighting force is hindered and our security is at risk,” said a former Army helicopter pilot running for Congress.

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A House Committee Votes to Boost the Defense Budget By $37B

The House Armed Service Committee’s topline is more than Biden’s budget request, but less than that of its Senate counterpart

Defense

Biden To Ban Most Land Mines, Undoing Trump’s Loosened Restrictions

Advocates applauded the move, but urged a ban on the weapons on the Korean peninsula.

Defense

A Senate Panel Approves a $45B Boost to the Defense Department's 2023 Topline Funding

The House draft followed Biden’s budget, but lawmakers are expected to debate the funding number next week.

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House Bill Would Allow Military to Perform, Fund Abortions

“Reproductive rights cannot and should not end when you put on our nation’s uniform,” Rep. Sara Jacobs said.

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Fort Bragg as Fort Liberty? Commission Announces Names to Erase Confederate Ties

Army leaders fighting over glory, not racism, drove the choice of “Liberty,” source says.

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Trump Allies Slam Biden for Ukraine Aid Amid Inflation and Supply Chain Shortages

Senators voted no because of problems domestically, a lack of oversight, and a high price tag.