Bryant Jordan Editor Richard Sisk

Bryant Jordan is an associate editor and White House correspondent for 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 Jordan was a staff writer and deputy news editor for Military Timesnewspapers in Springfield, Va.

Former VA Scientist Responds to Lawmaker's Suspicions over Drug Sale

Raymond Schinazi (Photo: VA)

A former Veterans Affairs Department scientist says he is willing and able to defend his reputation against lawmakers or others who suggest he invented a highly successful hepatitis C treatment using agency resources and later earned millions by selling it to a private company. The drug shown to cure hepatitis C is sold by Gilead Sciences of... more

Air Force Announces More Re-Enlistment Bonuses for Expanding Force

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The Air Force has roughly tripled the number of job specialties for which it is offering reenlistment bonuses in 2016, adding to last year's list of almost entirely combat-specific career fields roles intended to meet demands of a growing force. The service is adding several thousand more airmen to 2016 accessions, but it needs to ensure things... more

Despite Gains, Afghanistan Will Require Long-Term US Aid: General

In this Oct. 6, 2015, file photo, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan Resolute Support Mission Commander Gen. John Campbell listens as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

The senior U.S. commander in Afghanistan on Tuesday rejected lawmakers' comparison of that nation's forces with those of Iraq, where an army built and trained under American tutelage collapsed when confronted by Islamic State militants. "The Afghans are fighters, they have a different sense of pride, I think, of nationalism in their country... more

VA Reviewing Rights to 'Miracle' - and Profitable - Hepatitis Drug

House Veterans Affairs Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller

The Veterans Affairs Department is attempting to learn if it has a financial right to a Hepatitis C drug it says was developed under the leadership of a former agency senior scientist. Pressed by lawmakers in Congress, department officials are also trying to find out if the former scientist with the VA Medical Center in Atlanta unfairly benef... more

Judge Overturns Demotion of Second VA Official Accused in Job Scam

Philadelphia VA Director Diana Rubens. Cliff Owen/AP

The demotion of Department of Veterans Affairs' director for the Philadelphia region has been reversed by an administrative law judge. The VA demoted Diana Rubens from director of the Philadelphia office to assistant director and reassigned her elsewhere after concluding she forced out her predecessor and then moved into the Pennsylvania job... more

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