An Iraqi Army soldier on Tuesday inspects weapons an ammunition seized by Iraqi security forces during recent security operations in Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
A Navy brat who spent eight years in the Marines (two years aboard the carrier Independence). Worked in journalism in Eastern North Carolina through the latter part of the 90s, then became editor of Air Force Times in 2000. Stayed there five years, then took a break to finish some school. Now back in the game with Navy Times.