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Sam LaGrone

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Washington, D.C.
Naval Reporter and Editor
Covers:  U.S. and international navies, national security, China, Russia, defense acquisition, defense policy, Congress
Doesn't Cover: Veterans issues, military healthcare, military benefits

Naval Reporter and Editor @USNINews Fmr: Jane's, @newsobserver, @vmialumni. Content ≠ any official @NavalInstitute stance on anything.

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Biography

Sam LaGrone has worked in newspapers for more than a decade and covered defense issues since 2008.
Since 2009, Sam has specialized in international naval and maritime coverage -- first with Jane's Defence Weekly in its Washington, D.C. bureau and then as the founding editor of USNI News with the ...

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@samlagrone — 4,216 followers, 7,205 tweets

Oct 13, 2017

RT @dave_brown24: "We're running low on Arial, sir, and this bird ain't equipped for serif fonts!" CC: @navybook https://t.co/vflk7T4kNw

Oct 12, 2017

RT @Oriana0214: .@ACapaccio asks if WH pressured Mattis to put out his own statement regarding the July 20 meeting over nuclear posture.

Oct 11, 2017

RT @ohatdod: Overheard at the Pentagon: "Just b/c I shoot someone in the face doesn't mean I don't like them. We are all professionals here."

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What was your first job as a journalist?

The now defunct Potomac News as an eager freelance features writer.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How is social media changing news?

Every story, no matter how local or in the weeds, has the potential to go worldwide with no warning.