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.

2 Guard Soldiers Charged in Virgin Islands with Fraud, Theft

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Two Virgin Islands National Guard soldiers have been indicted by a grand jury, arrested and charged with wire fraud, theft of government money and making false statements to the government. Lt. Col. Kenneth Alleyne, 45, and Staff Sgt. Emmrie Edwards, 37, were arrested on Thursday, U.S Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe said in a statement. The charges... more

Veteran Tells Congress VA Fails at Providing Maternity Care

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When combat-wounded veteran Dawn Halfaker learned she was pregnant, she thought that the Department of Veterans Affairs would help coordinate her care and pay related bills. But Halfaker quickly found that the VA was not much help, leaving her on her own to find a provider and pay for services. "If the VA is going to outsource maternity car... more

Advocates Push for Common Teaching Certificates for Moving Spouses

Military spouses who teach would find PCS moves less stressful under a proposal to make it easier to get certification in all states. Amy Newcomb/Army

Military spouses who teach might find PCS moves less stressful if states participated in a common application for licensure, an education policy adviser for a Washington, D.C., think tank said Tuesday during a conference on credentialing transitioning military personnel and spouses. Tamar Hiler of The Third Way said the group has been workin... more

Lawmaker Says Air Force Delaying Electronic Warfare Missile

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A Florida lawmaker's bid to push the Air Force to develop new electronic weapons failed on Tuesday when the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said the effort was technically flawed. Rep. Richard Nugent, R-Florida, said the Air Force "has been dragging its feet" on preparing the weapon for deployment and instead redirecting $10 ... more

Sen. Rubio Wants to Give VA Secretary More Authority to Fire Workers

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is greeted by Vice Adm. Robert L. Thomas Jr., commander of U.S. 7th Fleet, on the quarterdeck of the flagship USS Blue Ridge, Jan. 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joshua Karsten)

Presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, has filed legislation to make it easier for Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald to fire workers and lengthen new workers' probationary period from a year to 18 months. Rubio filed the bill on April 23, the same date that House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller, another F... more

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