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.

In this Oct. 31, 2018, photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, Master Sgt. Matt Conn, a loadmaster with the 21st Airlift Squadron, Travis Air Force Base, Calif., directs an Army HMMWV into a C-17 Globemaster III at Ft. Knox, Ky., to assist Department of Homeland Security along the southwest border. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has left no doubt his top priority as leader of the military is making it more “lethal” _ better at war and more prepared for it. And yet, nothing about the military’s new mission at the U.S.-Mexico border advances that goal.  (Airman First Class Daniel A. Hernandez/U.S. Air Force via AP)

DoD’s real estate issues no longer a ‘high risk’ area, GAO says

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In this Aug. 5, 2019, photo released by the U.S. Air Force, an F-35 fighter jet pilot and crew prepare for a mission at Al-Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates. The Trump administration has formally notified Congress that it plans to sell 50 advanced F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates as part of a broader arms deal worth more than $23 billion. (Staff Sgt. Chris Thornbury/U.S. Air Force via AP)

Smarter software could help Air Force cut fuel bills by a million gallons per week

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DoD improves oversight over private military housing, but with new costs to taxpayers

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