About Melissa Leon:
Melissa Leon is the Editor-in-Chief of American Military News and lives in New York City. Melissa was an award-winning journalist and blogger in New Jersey for several years before she and her husband opened a CrossFit gym in Manhattan, which she manages and operates. Melissa is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), Online News Association (ONA) and International Association of Professional Writers and Editors (IAPWE). Melissa is a proud military wife – her husband is currently an officer in the Army, and he deployed to Afghanistan in 2012. They live in Manhattan with their Giant Schnauzer.