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Tara Copp is a Pentagon correspondent for Stars and Stripes. She previously covered DOD for the Washington Examiner, Jane’s Defense Weekly, the Austin American-Statesman and Scripps Howard News Service. She has reported throughout the Middle East, Europe and Asia. She was a senior defense analyst...

What was your first job as a journalist?


Why did you become a journalist?

It is one of the most effective ways to shine light and bring needed change to the world.

Did you work for your high school newspaper? If so, what did you do there?

I was the editor