Pentagon Bureau Chief @MilitaryTimes; B-24 Liberator & Nats groupie. Author of

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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...

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Sep 23, 2017

RT @PacificCommand: #USAF bombers, fighters fly in international airspace east of #NorthKorea, farthest north of the DMZ in 21st centur…

Sep 22, 2017

@abwrig You were fantastic to read -- good luck in your next adventure!

Sep 22, 2017

.@WSJ on the divide between who enlists to fight, and the story of two imperfect small-town Texas heroes. #grateful 

Sep 22, 2017

American journalist and her mother, friends of ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller, killed in Turkey - ABC News -  via @ABC

Sep 22, 2017

@navybook @philewing @juanitachang @DefenseBaron I posted Mattis telling his story and saying the "s" was Solution, which seems pretty ironclad unless SecDef is remembering it wrong ...

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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