Former Intern, Military, Veterans & Society Program
Ayla McBreen is a former Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Intern for the Military, Veterans & Society Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS).
Ayla graduated from Kenyon college where she earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and public policy. She was awarded highest honors for her senior honors thesis examining how U.S. civil-military relations were altered in the period following the Vietnam War and the contemporary implications of those changes. Before joining CNAS, Ayla interned for Senator Mark Warner and was a fellow in the Hudson Institute’s political studies program.
Recent Publications & News
CNAS Responds: Oppenheimer and Global Nuclear Security
By Lisa Curtis, Katherine L. Kuzminski, Bill Drexel, Nicholas Lokker, Michael Depp, Jocelyn Trainer, Arona Baigal, Taren Sylvester, Noah Greene, Rebecca Wittner, Ayla McBreen, Laredo Loyd, Dr. Duyeon Kim, Valeria Allende, LCDR Stewart Latwin & Charles Horn
Increase Civics Education for Service Members to Close the Civil-Military Divide
By Ayla McBreen
CNAS Responds: The 50th Anniversary on the All-Volunteer Force
By Katherine L. Kuzminski, Brandon J. Archuleta, Taren Sylvester, Dr. Jason Dempsey & Ayla McBreen
NOTEWORTHY: Advancing Economic Security for Military and Veteran Spouses, Military Caregivers, and Survivors
By Katherine L. Kuzminski, Taren Sylvester & Ayla McBreen
Sharper: Military Recruitment
By Anna Pederson, Ayla McBreen & Charles Horn