Robert H. (Bob) Reid was named senior managing editor/supervisory editor of Stars and Stripes in 2014. Before joining Stripes, he worked for The Associated Press for 45 years, mostly as a foreign correspondent in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North Africa.
He served as AP senior correspondent in Baghdad and in Kabul during Iraq and Afghan wars. Reid spent three and a half-year in the Army as an intelligence officer based in Germany during the Cold War. He is a graduate of Davidson College in North Carolina and lives with his wife Jane in Washington, DC.