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Jennifer Hlad

Jennifer Hlad

News Editor, Defense One

Jennifer Hlad is news editor at Defense One. Hlad was a Stars and Stripes reporter at the Pentagon in 2012 and 2013 before traveling with her Marine Corps husband to posts in Manama and Okinawa, all the while working a mix of assignments with Stripes, the Daily Beast, Military Times, and as a senior editor for Air Force Magazine and AFA publications. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia, and holds a master’s degree in journalism from the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.
Jennifer Hlad is news editor at Defense One. Hlad was a Stars and Stripes reporter at the Pentagon in 2012 and 2013 before traveling with her Marine Corps husband to posts in Manama and Okinawa, all the while working a mix of assignments with Stripes, the Daily Beast, Military Times, and as a senior editor for Air Force Magazine and AFA publications. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia, and holds a master’s degree in journalism from the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.
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Military Leaders Praise Musk as Treasury Officials Eye Twitter Deal

Outgoing Chief of Space Operations Gen. Jay Raymond thanked the SpaceX CEO “for being here.”

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U.S. Military Will Pay for Troops to Travel for Abortions

Post-Roe abortion restrictions are hurting recruiting and retention, defense officials say.

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Military Sexual Assaults Surged in 2021, Report Shows

Pentagon’s annual report also reveals that fewer people trust the military system for dealing with such assaults.

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With Defense Bill Set to Change Military Justice, One Senator Pushes for More

Gillibrand plans to call for an up-or-down vote on several proposals tossed from the 2022 NDAA.

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COVID-19 Outbreak Hits Marine Corps Officer Candidates School

Group is first to do pre-training quarantine at home instead of at school.

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Some US Military Bases Begin to Loosen Mask Rules

As some states drop COVID restrictions, commanders from coast to coast are attempting to walk a safe line.