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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.
Border Security, Illegal Immigration, Wall, The Wall, San Diego, Jeanne McKinney

The Wall a CDN Exclusive: A visit to U.S. Border Patrol, San Diego (photos-video)

SAN DIEGO: Hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants come to break through the U.S. and Mexico border. They must pass through the U.S. Border Patrol, who use their wits, strategies, and the wall to enforce the law and keep America safe. Some take a journey of peril through mountains, mesas, and barren terrain with no water ...

Marine Corps and the MV-22 Osprey makes the impossible possible in crisis response

SAN DIEGO: It’s no secret that when the impossible looms, a Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) has an ace-in-the-hole. Assault support, humanitarian relief, aircraft, and personnel recovery, or embassy reinforcement are just a few missions on a broad MAGTF list. A challenge for the Marine Corps is to access widespread global conflicts in many ...

antifa, Patriot Prayer, Protest, Seattle, Jeanne McKinney

Antifa and Patriot Prayer: Two protest groups dueling over America

SAN DIEGO: Portland erupted into chaos after a recent confrontation between the left militant group, “Antifa”, and far-right Patriot Prayer.  During a Patriot Prayer rally a massive brawl ensued. It was yet another violent clash between protester and counter-protester. In an almost pre-determined dance, Antifa set an American flag on fire prompting one Patriot Prayer member to ...

2018 U.N. Session: President Trump touts sovereignty, patriotism and defense parity

SAN DIEGO. President Donald Trump was cool and confident on the global stage at the 73rd Session of the United Nations (U.N.). Trump delivered an impassioned call to the U.N. delegates to defend their sovereignty and patriotism. Additionally, he rejected oppressive ideologies, regimes, and global control, while reaffirming U.S. commitment to world peace, security, and ...

Bin Laden, Africa, Jihadist, 9/11, Jeanne McKinney, Patriot Profiles

Remembering 9/11: Bin Laden’s jihadist cause of 1993 ignites Africa today

SAN DIEGO: As we remember with reverence the American victims of terrorist attacks on 9/11, let us not put our guard down 17 years later. Under the leadership of al-Qa’ida founder and leader, Osama bin Laden, a horrific day for the United States launched a global manhunt for the architect of the mass murders, igniting ...

PTSD, Veterans, k9s for Warriors

K9s For Warriors trains shelter dogs to heal PTSD Veterans, gives new life

SAN DIEGO: The moment an improvised explosive device exploded on a busy road near Baghdad, Iraq, 2005, SSgt Randy Dexter, one of many Veterans with PTSD, had his life abruptly re-programmed. Dexter, at 19, joined the Army to be a combat medic. He studied military medicine at Brooke Army Medical Center, where he acquired advanced ...