Elaine Donnelly
Elaine Donnelly

Elaine Donnelly is President of the Center for Military Readiness, an independent public policy organization that reports on and analyzes military and social issues.

Fast-Moving Defense Bill Includes Dangerously Open-Ended ‘Draft Our Daughters’ Mandate

If enacted in law, Pentagon bureaucrats would be empowered to interpret and stretch the open-ended female draft provision beyond anyone’s expectations or imagination.

Did 10 Former Defense Secretaries’ Op-Ed Delay Military Defense Of The U.S. Capitol?

Former defense secretaries share responsibility for delaying a professional military response that might have protected the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

An Identity Politics-Obsessed Military Will Eventually Put Pregnant Women In War Zones

It costs $5 to $11 million to train a military pilot. About 10 percent of female Air Force pilots are pregnant at any given time. How does this best serve taxpayers and American defense?

Biden’s Plan To Root ‘Extremists’ Out Of The Military Looks Like A Political Operation

Instead of intimidating servicemembers for expressing normal political beliefs, military leaders should investigate whether military personnel are being recruited by extremists on both ends of the spectrum.

To Insults Of U.S. Troops, Biden Administration Adds Forcing Female Soldiers To Shower With Men

Women-only teams at military schools, colleges, and service academies will have to accommodate biological men, regardless of the harm done to women.

The Military Is Using Racist ‘White Privilege’ Materials, And The Next Funding Bill Would Make It Worse

To reinforce the principles that strengthen our military, the Trump administration should vigorously enforce prohibitions on critical race theory programs.

Bostock Ruling Shouldn’t Make The Military A Transgender Free-For-All

Gender dysphoria requires compassion and competent treatment, not political decisions that harm the military.

Activist Courts Are Seizing The President’s Powers Just Because He’s Trump

We are seeing federal judges repeatedly issue nationwide injunctions halting government operations that the judges deem politically incorrect.