If Leo didn’t write it, few would know about the inner workings of the advocates and issues affecting Veterans on Capitol Hill. If there are important issues at play on Capitol Hill Leo is there. He is an award-winning Military and Veterans Affairs reporter whose work has drawn national recognition from policy leaders, media peers, and troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, all of who rely on his insight as an objective voice on issues affecting their lives. He has worked in Washington, D.C. since 2004, covering Capitol Hill and the White House. His beats include legislation affecting Military policy and Veterans’ issues. His work also includes overseas coverage of Military operations in Afghanistan, Iraq, Chile and Ecuador. He has become a prominent voice on Veterans’ issues, chronicling troops’ transition back to civilian life and the challenges facing the Department of Veterans Affairs. Leo Shane has the honor and distinction of receiving the most HillVets 100 recognitions. He has been recognized on every HillVets 100 with exception to the HillVets 100 of 2018; his absence proved to be controversial.