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Stories by Jeanne McKinney

Senior Staff Writer for CommDigiNews, Jeanne McKinney is an award-winning writer whose focus and passion is our United States active-duty military members and military news. Her Patriot Profiles offer an inside look at the amazing active-duty men and women in all Armed Services, including U.S. Marine Corps, Navy, Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, and National Guard. Reporting includes first-hand accounts of combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan, the fight against violent terror groups, global defense, tactical training and readiness, humanitarian and disaster relief assistance, next-generation defense technology, family survival at home, U.S. port and border protection and illegal immigration, women in combat, honoring the Fallen, Wounded Warriors, Military Working Dogs, Crisis Response, and much more. Starting in 2012, McKinney has won multiple San Diego Press Club “Excellence in Journalism Awards,” including eight “First Place” honors, as well as multiple second and third place recognition for her Patriot Profiles published printed articles. Including awards for Patriot Profiles military films. During the year 2020, McKinney has written and had published dozens of investigative articles in her ongoing fight to preserve America the Republic, the Constitution, and its laws. One such story selected for use in a legal brief in the national fight for 2020 election integrity.

Bull Hill Guest Ranch: America the Beautiful with horses and new-found family

KETTLE FALLS: At Bull Hill Guest Ranch you can experience America’s stunning open country on horseback, feeling like you’ve gone back in time to when the West was won. If you need a break from hard schedules, never-ending emails, and texts, Bull Hill Ranch owners, the Guglielmino family, has you covered as you become family ...

Ceniceros, 3/5, Marine AFghanistan, Video

Marine LCpl. Irvin Ceniceros, a ‘lion warrior’ of the 3/5 in Sangin ( video)

SAN DIEGO: Every day is Memorial Day for heroes like U.S. Marine Lance Corporal (LCpl.) Irvin Ceniceros. Ceniceros, with machine gun blazing, saved many Marine lives in Sangin, Afghanistan in 2010. Just before he succumbed to a Taliban bullet. It was a most deadly era of fighting with mounting losses heavy burdens to bear. Ceniceros, ...