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 | December 7, 2017

As part of the effort to consolidate modernization functions under a single command, Army leaders expect to borrow from industry and the other services to reduce "inertia" and increase agility in the acquisition system.

Daily News | December 5, 2017

The Army aims to determine whether industry can produce a vehicle-mounted, short-range air defense system to counter unmanned aerial system threats in the near term.

Daily News | December 5, 2017

With approximately 70 percent of the Army's combat platforms reliant upon space-based capabilities and adversaries honing their disruptive capabilities, the service is working to enhance its defenses and pursue alternatives.

Daily News | December 5, 2017

The second iteration of the Strategic Portfolio Analysis Review is "moving along" and on track to finish as scheduled, according to Maj. Gen. John Ferrari.

The Insider | December 4, 2017

The Army today announced a new billet for a key acquisition official, shifting his focus from the ground vehicle portfolio to the service’s network and communications platforms.

Daily News | December 4, 2017

The outgoing commander of U.S. Army Europe is pleased with its progress on improving interoperability with multinational partners, but intends for the command to better integrate into NATO in 2018.

The Insider | December 4, 2017

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

Daily News | November 30, 2017

The success of the Army's effort to revamp its network infrastructure will depend on the level of flexibility granted by a historically skeptical Congress, according to a service official.

Daily News | November 29, 2017

The Senate's top appropriator aims to increase the Army's buying power in fiscal year 2018, adding more than $4.1 billion to the service's procurement account in the chairman's mark released Nov. 21.

Daily News | November 29, 2017

The Army has released a request for proposals for the newest incarnation of its Logistics Civil Augmentation Program, known as LOGCAP V, which has a maximum potential value of $82 billion over 10 years.

Daily News | November 28, 2017

A series of new directives from Under Secretary Ryan McCarthy elaborates on Army leaders' plans to reform the acquisition process.

Daily News | November 27, 2017

As the Army works to reform acquisition, senior leaders are seeking greater flexibility with appropriated funds -- a push that could meet with resistance in Congress.

The Insider | November 27, 2017

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

Daily News | November 27, 2017

The Senate's top appropriator appears poised to enable the Army to adjust its network strategy in fiscal year 2018 -- a move that could put his panel at odds with its House counterpart, as well as authorizers from both chambers.

Daily News | November 22, 2017

The Army has finalized its requirements for a new vehicle to bolster its infantry brigade combat teams, issuing a long-awaited request for proposals for the Mobile Protected Firepower program.

The Insider | November 20, 2017

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

Daily News | November 20, 2017

While the Army has increased its presence in Europe through the heel-to-toe rotation of armored brigade combat teams and combat aviation brigades, the service's chief of staff believes further enhancements could be warranted.

Daily News | November 15, 2017

The end-strength increase provided in the fiscal year 2018 defense policy bill is "acceptable" to the Army and would help reduce risk, according to the service's chief of staff.

The Insider | November 15, 2017

The Senate today confirmed Mark Esper to serve as Army secretary on an 89 to 6 vote, providing the Defense Department with a full complement of service secretaries.

Daily News | November 15, 2017

The Army is working to address an "architecture challenge" with respect to its network, but senior leaders emphasized that changes will not happen overnight.

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