Ryan M. McKeon

Ryan M. McKeon worked for six years as a military legislative assistant and senior legislative assistant on Capitol Hill, serving as chief adviser on defense, intelligence and foreign policy issues for Reps. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ), Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH) and G. K. Butterfield (D-NC). He now works as an analyst for ANSER, a nonprofit defense think tank headquartered in Shirlington, Va.

Funding Faults Threaten to Hollow Force

February 5, 2013 10:24 AM - Updated: February 9, 2013 6:14 PM
With the passage of the Budget Control Act (BCA) in 2011, Congress and the President set up a series of…

Drafting Women?

January 25, 2013 12:13 PM - Updated: February 5, 2013 3:19 PM
The Pentagon announced yesterday it would end its official policy banning women from serving in ground-combat roles, opening an estimated…

How a Defense Bill Becomes Defense Law

January 9, 2013 12:46 PM - Updated: February 5, 2013 3:14 PM
Congress closed its 2010-2012 session by passing a fiscal package that delays deep cuts to the defense budget and other…

Biofuels in Congress

December 3, 2012 4:01 PM - Updated: February 5, 2013 3:05 PM
It’s been a little more than six months since two prominent Senate Armed Services Committee Republicans took aim at efforts…

Romney’s Navy Plan

October 12, 2012 11:36 AM - Updated: February 5, 2013 2:51 PM
This week in a speech in Virginia, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney talked about his plan to build a 350-ship…

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