Courtney McBride

Courtney McBride was the managing editor of Inside the Army until May 2018. She previously worked for Hotline and National Journal. A native of the Philadelphia area, she studied the modern Middle East at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Daily News | May 10, 2016

Efforts to place commanders at the center of the Army Requirements Oversight Council process constitute "a step in the right direction" toward acquisition reform, and further adjustments will follow, the Army’s vice chief of staff said May 10.

Daily News | May 10, 2016

Army leaders face "no small task" as they seek to balance current demand for forces, end-strength reductions, and readiness and modernization requirements, according to the service's vice chief of staff.

Daily News | May 9, 2016

A new rotational aviation brigade will put U.S. Army Europe "in the ballpark" of satisfying its aviation needs, but given a dynamic security situation on the continent, even more could be needed, according to a service aviation adviser.

Daily News | May 4, 2016

Future rotary platforms are essential if the joint force is to tackle potential conflicts in the "expansive maritime environment" of the Pacific theater, according to the deputy commanding general for U.S. Pacific Command.

Daily News | May 3, 2016

The Army is making strides in rebuilding readiness, but currently only one-third of the service is prepared to engage in full-spectrum conflict, according to the director of operations, readiness and mobilization in the Army's G-3/5/7 office.

Daily News | May 3, 2016

Lawmakers are seeking an update on the Defense Department's progress toward further integration of unmanned ground and aerial vehicles into the joint force, according to the House Armed Services Committee's fiscal year 2017 defense policy bill.

Daily News | May 2, 2016

ATLANTA -- The Army is working to balance readiness and modernization at "one of the most challenging times in history," while the service aims to provide soldiers with the most reliable and effective equipment, according to the principal civilian deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology.

Daily News | April 29, 2016

ATLANTA -- The Army’s plan to overhaul its aviation platforms is nearing a critical point, according to a program official.

Daily News | April 26, 2016

The Army general tapped to lead U.S. European Command and serve as NATO supreme allied commander concurred with top military leaders that Russia poses the greatest threat to the United States.

Daily News | April 25, 2016

The House Armed Services Committee is poised to restore more than $1 billion in funding to Army aviation, closely following the service's unfunded requirements list.

The Insider | April 25, 2016

Some must-reads from this week's edition of Inside the Army.

Daily News | April 21, 2016

A key House panel is seeking information from the Army on its plans to boost capacity in unmanned aircraft systems.

The Insider | April 20, 2016

The Army's Training and Doctrine Command and Arizona State University are partnering to examine the impact of increased global urbanization on future conflicts.

Daily News | April 19, 2016

The House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee is interested in accelerating the Future Vertical Lift program, designed to provide a radical upgrade to the Army's aviation platforms.

The Insider | April 18, 2016

Some must-reads from this week's edition of Inside the Army.

Daily News | April 14, 2016

The Army may have overpaid for spare parts of its Husky Mounted Detection System (HMDS) due to poor contracting practices, according to a new report from the Defense Department inspector general.

Daily News | April 13, 2016

Scores of House lawmakers have written to acting Army Secretary Patrick Murphy to criticize the service for its planned spending on the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) program.

Daily News | April 13, 2016

The Army should conduct a comprehensive risk assessment of its plan to prioritize combat forces over so-called 'enablers,' as the service reduces its end strength to 980,000 soldiers by fiscal year 2018, according to the Government Accountability Office.

Daily News | April 13, 2016

Lawmakers weighing the Army's decision to increase lethality for all Stryker vehicles should examine the overall costs, requisite modifications and determine whether the upgrades would address current and future threats, according to a new report from the Congressional Research Service.

Daily News | April 11, 2016

The Army will submit to Defense Secretary Ash Carter by April 15 a written evaluation of the recommendations provided earlier this year by the National Commission on the Future of the Army, according to the service's chief of staff.

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