News Team
Jared Serbu

Jared Serbu

Deputy Editor/DoD Reporter

Jared Serbu has been covering the Defense Department since 2010 and has filed hundreds of stories on DoD’s contracting, legislative, workforce and materiel issues. Jared has produced multiple news series, which included investigating DoD’s shrinking footprint and the Goldwater-Nichols Act: 25 years later. Jared also hosts On DoD, a weekly interview program with DoD officials.

NavyPeter Stamatopoulos

New Navy approach to supply chain elevates data-driven decisions to C-suite

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This June 21, 2013, file photo, shows the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington.  In a federal lawsuit filed this week, U.S. Navy veteran from South Carolina says he ended up with “full-blown AIDS,” because government health care workers never informed him of his positive test result in 1995. He says the test was done as part of standard lab tests at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Columbia, South Carolina. A V.A. spokeswoman says the agency typically does not comment on pending litigation. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

New court rulings raise bar for evidence needed to fire VA employees

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Michael O'Connell/FNNJ. David Cox, former AFGE president

Judge dismisses most claims in lawsuit alleging misconduct by former AFGE head

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(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)FILE - In this March 29, 2021 file photo, a worker readies syringes with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in Metairie, La.  Even people who have recovered from COVID-19 are urged to get vaccinated to avoid reinfection, especially amid the threat of the extra-contagious delta variant — and there's growing evidence the shots offer those survivors bonus protection against mutants.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Feds could face prosecution, discipline for lying on new vaccine certification form

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Why DoD’s fighting force is ‘ever shrinking’ despite robust budgets

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(Afghan Ministry of Defense Press Office via AP)FILE - In this May 2, 2021 file photo, a U.S. flag is lowered as American and Afghan soldiers attend a handover ceremony from the U.S. Army to the Afghan National Army, at Camp Anthonic, in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan. The US and NATO have promised to pay $4 billion a year until 2024 to finance Afghanistan’s military and security forces, which are struggling to contain an advancing Taliban. Already since 2001, the U.S. has spent nearly $89 billion to build, equip and train the forces. (Afghan Ministry of Defense Press Office via AP, File)

IG for Afghanistan reconstruction has plenty of work to do after departure of U.S. troops

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(AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)The new USS Little Rock arrives at Buffalo harbor with a police and fireboat escort, Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. The littoral combat ship will be docked on the Lake Erie waterfront until its commissioning Dec. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thhompson)

Pentagon faces political battle to retire old weapons systems — and some newer ones

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