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Jessie Jane Duff
Senior Fellow

Jessie Jane Duff served in the U.S. Marine Corps on active duty for 20 years, retiring as a Gunnery Sergeant. Throughout her career, which spanned multiple assignments in the United States and overseas, she provided logistical and training support to combat arms and wing units.

In 2019, Jessie was selected by President Donald J. Trump to be a Co-Chair for the Advisory Board, Veterans for Trump and a member of the Advisory Board, Women for Trump during his 2020 reelection campaign.

Jessie previously served as a Senior Military Adviser with Concerned Veterans for America (CVA), often as an outspoken advocate for holding the Veterans Administration accountable for the backlog of claims for benefits by thousands of veterans. She frequently addressed issues related to the mismanagement of veterans’ healthcare and worked actively with members of Congress to improve military voting laws for service members.

Prior to her time with CVA, Jessie was the spokesperson for Military Voting Rights USA, during which time she appeared before Congress’ Elections Subcommittee, Committee on House Administration, to provide testimony based on first-hand experience and to voice her concerns about the challenges of ensuring the voting rights of overseas active-duty military personnel are upheld. Jessie was a highly visible proponent of the Military and Overseas Empowerment (MOVE) Act, which became federal law in 2009.

Jessie’s personal awards include three Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals, two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, two National Defense Medals, six Good Conduct Medals, and multiple awards for excellence during her time on active duty.

Jessie makes frequent television and radio stations appearances, and contributes to various publications, both locally and nationally, to provide insight and analysis on various topics regard national security, business, veterans, politics, and the military.

She holds a bachelor of science degree in business management.

Jessie currently serves as an Ambassador to America First Policy Institute and is a Newsmax Analyst.

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