Bryant Jordan

Military.com Editor Richard Sisk

Bryant Jordan is an associate editor and White House correspondent for Military.com. Bryant covers all corners of the military arena, is an expert on "Don't Ask Don't Tell" issues, religious proselytizing and other ongoing military policy issues. He has covered Air Force support missions during the Kosovo War and in 2006 the aero-medical evacuation mission out of Balad Air Base, Iraq.

A journalist since 1979, Jordan also covered stories in Lebanon, Gaza and Morocco. During the Vietnam War he was assigned to 15th Admin. Co., 1st Cavalry Division, Bien Hoa Army Base. Before joining Military.com Jordan was a staff writer and deputy news editor for Military Timesnewspapers in Springfield, Va.

Former SecDef: Long-Range Standoff Missile a Step to New Cold War

In this 2010 file photo, former Defense Secretary William Perry testifies on Capitol Hill. The former defense secretary is troubled by the risks of catastrophe from the very weapons he helped develop decades ago. Alex Brandon/AP

A former secretary of defense under President Bill Clinton told a Senate panel on Wednesday that going ahead with development and deployment of the long-range standoff cruise missile only makes nuclear holocaust more likely. "We're now today on the threshold of a new Cold War. We're on the threshold of a new nuclear arms race, and in addition... more

Ousted Navy Chaplain Looks to High Court to Overturn 2006 Separation

Colorado State Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt talks with fellow legislator Rep. Joe Salazar on the closing day of the 2015 Colorado legislative session, at the Capitol, in Denver, Wednesday May 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

A former Navy chaplain removed from the service after disobeying an order not to wear his uniform during a protest in front of the White House 10 years ago is hoping to present his case for reinstatement to the U.S. Supreme Court when it reconvenes in the fall. Gordon Klingenschmitt, a minister who has served as a representative for the past tw... more

House Vets Panel Gets New Ranking Democrat After Lawmaker's Indictment

Rep. Takano discussing charts with Rep. Honda (Photo: Work for Warriors Caucus)

The House Veterans Affairs Committee has a new ranking member after longtime Democratic Rep. Corinne Brown of Florida was forced to relinquish the leadership position after being charged in a criminal investigation. Rep. Mark Takano of California said in a brief statement that he was "humbled to assume the role" of acting ranking member. His s... more

Pitching VA Reform, Trump Lands Endorsement by Retiring Congressman

Presidential candidate Donald Trump is introduced by Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., prior to a speech on VA reform in Virginia Beach, Va., on Monday, July 11. (Photo: Steve Helber/AP)

The presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Monday offered a plan for reforming the Department of Veterans Affairs that would seem to give veterans the option of getting medical care outside the VA -- including at private hospitals -- with the government paying the bills. "Every veteran will get timely access to top quality ... more

New VA Study Finds 20 Veterans Die by Suicide Each Day

Veteran contemplating at a table.

The most comprehensive study yet made of veteran suicide concludes that on average 20 veterans a day are taking their own lives. The average daily tally is two less than the VA previously estimated, but is based on a more thorough review of Defense Department records, records from each state and data from the Centers for Disease Control, accord... more

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