Hope Hodge Seck is an award-winning freelance reporter and editor who has covered the U.S. military and security issues since 2009. She was managing editor of Military.com from 2018 to 2021. She has served as vice president of Military Reporters and Editors, editorial director with the Irregular Warfare Initiative, and contributing editor with the Useful Fiction Project.

Her work has appeared in USA Today, the Washington Post, Popular Mechanics, POLITICO Magazine, Military Times and more.

Reach her with tips at hopeanne@protonmail.com.