Katherine Kidder is a research associate at the Center for a New American Security’s Military, Veterans, and Society Program. She is a doctoral candidate in security studies at Kansas State University, where she focused on defense and development policy. She writes extensively on military retention rates, professional military education, defense budgeting, and foreign aid, and is the spouse of an active-duty Army officer.
Recent articles from Katherine Kidder
Here Are The Highlights From The Joint Chiefs’ New National Military Strategy
Here’s the good news and bad news laid out in the 2015 National Military Strategy recently released by the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Family & Relationships
How Military Spouses Are Impacting Retention Rates
Shifting family dynamics are impacting retention as couples wrestle how to optimize their options as a unit.
The Argument For Women In Combat Should Be About Mission Effectiveness
The military must frame full integration in terms of mission effectiveness, not simply equal opportunity.
How Should Military Leadership Respond To Calls For Compensation Reform?
The Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission report released Thursday calls for military leadership to approach talent management in new and innovative ways. Will the call be heard?