Rowan Scarborough has covered the Pentagon for the Washington Times for fifteen years and is one of the most respected––and newsbreaking––defense reporters in the country, with unparalleled sources in the Department of Defense. Scarborough came to the Washington Times after stints at Defense Week, the Wilmington (Del.) News Journal, and the Salisbury (Md.) Daily Times. He graduated summa cum laude from the School of Journalism at the University of Maryland and served in the Navy as a hospital corpsman.