WHO IS JOHN GRADY
John Grady, a managing editor of Navy Times for more than eight years and retired communications director of the Association of the United States Army after 17 years, continues writing on national security and defense. He covered the Army deployed in the Balkans during the 1990s and early 2000s and its changes in training and deployment patterns for Afghanistan and Iraq. His later work has appeared on USNI.org, BreakingDefense, Government Executive, govexec.com, nextgov.com, among others. His biography of Matthew Fontaine Maury, Father of Oceanography was nominated for the Library of Virginia non-fiction award. Grady has contributed to the New York Times “Disunion” series, Civil War Monitor and On Point and Sea History.