Meghann Myers, Military Times

Meghann Myers

Military Times

Washington, DC, United States

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Recent articles by Meghann:

This proposed law would help deported veterans finish the citizenship process

The bill would require border checkpoints to host naturalization ceremonies. → Read More

This familiar face is the Space Force’s first top noncommissioned officer

Air Force Space Command's senior enlisted leader is making the move to the Space Force. → Read More

Why this could be the last year the Pentagon pays for the border wall

The Pentagon has so far chipped in almost $10 billion for the wall's construction. → Read More

After decades focused on terrorism, special operations is broadening its horizons

What is the future of special operations in the face of competition with China and Russia? → Read More

The military is growing, but some services are getting smaller

The military is growing by about 5, 600 troops, more of those in the Navy. → Read More

Trump blasts dismissed Army officer at center of impeachment inquiry as insubordinate, dishonest

Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman was removed from his post at the White House a day earlier. → Read More

Army officer who testified against Trump likely leaving NSC early, per reports

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman could be out at the National Security Council. → Read More

Here’s your friendly election-year reminder to stay away from politics while in uniform

Service members are not allowed to endorse candidates while representing the military. → Read More

Esper issues talking points before Pentagon budget roll-out

Ahead of briefings on the services' budgets, Defense Secretary Mark Esper sent a round-up of priorities to his top leadership. → Read More

Lawmakers question Pentagon’s efforts to reduce sexual assault at military academies

A 32-percent spike in reports has prompted a review of sexual assault prevention efforts. → Read More

Sexual assault reports are up a third this year at the military service academies

Reports jumped in 2019, though officials couldn't say whether the overall prevalence of assaults changed as well. → Read More

SecDef says he personally briefed Trump on the seriousness of TBI

Defense Secretary Mark Esper says he told the president that TBI is serious. → Read More

Special operations has an entitlement problem. Here’s how they intend to fix it.

Special operators are too obsessed with deploying, according to an internal review, and it's feeding misconduct. → Read More

Here it is, the Space Force seal.

The Space Force's official logo cribs heavily from a pop culture icon. → Read More

Why a huge drop in service members becoming citizens has lawmakers worried

A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants the Government Accountability Office to investigate whether citizenship policies are service members are being upheld. → Read More

Deployed 82nd Airborne unit told to use these encrypted messaging apps on government cellphones

“Unfortunately, those apps are more secure than texting in the clear, which is more or less the alternative. Granted, if a hostile party has access to the handset, that encryption isn’t particularly helpful.” → Read More

Trump says he doesn’t consider brain injuries sustained by US troops during Iran missile barrage ‘serious’

Trump told a reporter that, compared to amputated limbs, he didn't consider traumatic brain injury serious. → Read More

New regs to restrict firearms, base access, travel for international military students

Each of the services will implement new restrictions. → Read More

Here’s how much border wall has been built with the military’s money

Out of hundreds of millions in contract awards, a couple dozen miles of border wall have been built. → Read More

Trump planning to use billions more in military funds to build border wall, per report

Another $7.2 billion could be diverted to building barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border. → Read More