Lee Hudson

Lee Hudson was Inside the Navy's managing editor until June 2018. She has covered Navy and Marine Corps issues since 2011, reporting at the Pentagon, Capitol Hill, aboard ships and military facilities around the U.S. Previously she worked as a staff reporter at The Daily Review in Morgan City, LA, covering local government and crime. Lee graduated with a B.A. in Mass Communication and Marketing from Loyola University New Orleans.

Archived Articles
Daily News | October 3, 2016

The Marine Corps' update of its capstone document will influence the service's fiscal year 2019 budget, according to an official.

Daily News | September 28, 2016

The Marine Corps finally released its refresh of the service's capstone document that focuses on five critical tasks to give the service a critical edge in future combat.

The Insider | September 28, 2016

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller said Marines must be open to operating from ships like a destroyer or a Littoral Combat Ship.

Daily News | September 28, 2016

The Navy recently released a final request for proposals for P-8A Poseidon aircraft airframe and engine depot maintenance after issuing a draft solicitation in July.

Daily News | September 26, 2016

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus is "hopeful" the Pentagon's review of the Ford-class aircraft carrier program will not delay lead ship delivery and acknowledges the timing of the review is "terrible" because the carrier program is in the midst of testing.

The Insider | September 26, 2016

The Navy's MQ-4C Triton recently cleared a milestone decision authority, which green-lighted the program to enter low-rate initial production.

Daily News | September 26, 2016

The Navy recently awarded two cost-plus fixed-fee contracts for unmanned tanker risk-reduction activities to support concept refinement and requirements generation before entering into the engineering and manufacturing development phase.

The Insider | September 26, 2016

The Navy recently awarded a multimillion-dollar contract modification to General Dynamics Electric Boat for a classified program known as Sea Dragon.

The Insider | September 26, 2016

Some must-reads from this week's issue of Inside the Navy.

Daily News | September 23, 2016

The Navy is on track to beat cost targets set by Pentagon brass in 2013 to design and build the Virginia Payload Module -- the centerpiece of a project to stretch the length of the service's premier attack submarines by more than 80 feet and insert new tubes with the capacity to launch cruise missiles and more.

The Insider | September 23, 2016

The Marine Corps has announced a temporary operational pause for all AV-8B Harrier jets in the III Marine Expeditionary Force following a mishap in the Pacific Ocean east of Okinawa, Japan.

The Insider | September 22, 2016

The Navy recently awarded a $254 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to Raytheon for new engineering and manufacturing development implementation of the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System, which will be used by the Joint Strike Fighter and MQ-25 Stingray.

The Insider | September 21, 2016

Marine Corps Systems Command will host the Infantry Equipping Challenge -- a process to identify and evaluate the best and most relevant equipment for the service -- at the end of September in Quantico, VA.

Daily News | September 21, 2016

Last month, Marine Corps aviators were order to take a one-day pause after two recent F/A-18C Hornet crashes and the service's top officer said he is "confident" aviation personnel are focused on readiness and safety.

The Insider | September 20, 2016

The Marine Corps will host an industry day in October to find a vendor that is qualified to install up to 950 egress kits on the Cougar variant of the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected fleet.

Daily News | September 20, 2016

The Navy recently released an updated undersea science and technology objectives document that includes two new focus areas -- undersea maneuver warfare and undersea precision navigation and timing.

Daily News | September 20, 2016

The Navy recently released a request for information for surface connector replacement vessels that operate from the service's amphibious assault ships to inform a future solicitation.

Daily News | September 19, 2016

The Navy is looking to industry for existing unmanned undersea vehicles it can use for a demonstration to inform Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicle requirements, according to a request for information.

The Insider | September 19, 2016

Some must-reads from this week's issue of Inside the Navy.

The Insider | September 16, 2016

The U.S. Air Force and Norway have both ordered a temporary pause in flight operations for 15 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft after discovering "peeling and crumbling" insulation inside of avionics cooling lines in the jets' fuel tanks.

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