Rebeccah Heinrichs studies national defense issues, concentrating on nuclear deterrence and missile defense, as a visiting fellow in The Heritage Foundation’s Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies.
Before her association with Heritage began in 2012, Heinrichs served as legislative assistant on military matters to Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), a member of the House Armed Services Committee. Her duties included managing the House Missile Defense Caucus.
Her work has appeared in major newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Times and Investor’s Business Daily as well as political journals such as Politico and The Hill and online venues such as FoxNews.com.
Heinrichs has made presentations to the Aerospace Industries Association, the Reserve Officers Association, the National Defense Industrial Association and the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies.
She holds a master of arts degree in national security and strategic policy from the U.S. Naval War College. She also graduated with highest distinction from its College of Naval Command and Staff, receiving the Director’s Award for academic excellence. She received a bachelor of arts degree from Ashland University in Ohio, where she was part of the Ashbrook Scholars Program.
Heinrichs currently resides in Maryland with her husband and their daughter and son.
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