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W.J. Hennigan

W.J. Hennigan covered the Pentagon and national security issues from Washington, D.C., before leaving the bureau in November 2017. While there, he reported onwar, counter-terrorism, and the lives of American service members from more than two dozen countries and previouslycovered the aerospace and defense industry from Los Angeles. Hennigan earnedawards from the National Press Club, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, andwas a contributor to the Los Angeles Times coverage of the terror attacks in San Bernardino that won aPulitzer Prizein 2016.
A top secret desert assembly plant starts ramping up to build Northrop's B-21 bomber

At a top-secret factory in the California desert the Air Force is building its new B-21 bomber, a stealthy bat-winged jet that is designed to slip behind any adversary’s air defense system and deliver devastating airstrikes for decades to come.

Trump to visit Pacific military command embroiled in controversy

Two days after the Navy blamed sloppy seamanship and navigational blunders for two collisions at sea that killed 17 sailors this summer, President Trump arrives in Hawaii on Friday to visit the Pentagon’s troubled Pacific Command before he heads to Asia.

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