Serving 20 years on active duty with the U.S. Marine Corps, Jessie Jane Duff retired as a Gunnery Sergeant. Throughout her career, which spanned multiple deployments and combat-related exercises, she provided logistics and training support to combat arms and wing units in peacetime as well as during the operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Cited by Jessie as one of the highlights of her Marine Corps service, she was selected for a prestigious assignment to the Executive Staff of the Commander of Marine Forces Pacific which, at the time, was the largest operational command in the Marine Corps. She culminated her career as an Operations Chief.
As recognition of her performance, Jessie received three Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals, two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, two National Defense Medals, and six Good Conduct Medals, as well as numerous other awards for excellence during her two decades of service to the Corps.
Jessie was selected by President Trump’s 2020 campaign to serve as Co-Chair on the Advisory Board “Veterans for Trump” and Advisory Board “Women for Trump” and she is a Senior Fellow with the London Center for Policy Research. She previously served as a Senior Military Advisor for Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) where she was an outspoken advocate to hold the Veterans Administration accountable for the backlog of claims for veterans’ benefits and the gross mismanagement of veterans’ healthcare. She worked tirelessly with individual states and with Congress to improve voting laws by guaranteeing military members are afforded the same opportunities to vote as civilians.
Prior to working with the CVA, Jessie was the Spokesperson for Military Voting Rights USA and gave testimony before Congress’ Elections Subcommittee, Committee on House Administration, sharing her first-hand experiences with, and concerns about, voting rights for active duty military overseas personnel. She was also a staunch advocate for passage of the Military and Overseas Empowerment Act (MOVE Act), which became law in 2009.
Jessie has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and is currently working as a consultant for defense and private-sector interests. She is a Newsmax Contributor and is frequently seen on Fox News, Fox Business and OANN with military, veteran, national security, business, and political analysis. Jessie is a prolific contributor to various blogs, articles, and OpEds for publications.