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Heather Kuldell

Editor-In-Chief, GovExec

Heather Kuldell
Heather Kuldell is the editor-in-chief of GovExec. Previously, she worked as a managing editor at Nextgov, Federal Times and C4ISR & Networks. She started her journalism career at Creative Loafing, an altweekly based in Atlanta, Ga.

Text messages are federal records and must be saved, DOD orders

After news that Jan. 6 insurrection-related texts were wiped from former Pentagon officials’ phones, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks ordered data on department devices must be retained.