Richard Latture was the editor-in-chief of Naval History magazine from 2005 to 2019.
Interested in history very early in life, Richard majored in the subject as an undergraduate at Washington and Lee University, then went on to earn a Master of Arts degree in history at the University of Virginia.
Upon completion of graduate studies, he joined the staff of the national newspaper USA Today – working for 12 years as a researcher, reporter, and editor.
Before joining the U.S. Naval Institute, Richard spent seven years editing MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History, America's Civil War and a number of other periodicals published by Primedia History Group.