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.
Some 15 months ago, with the Veterans Affairs Department mired in scandal over secret waitlists for patients that were linked to deaths, lawmakers and at least one major veterans service organization demanded the resignations of the agency's top officials. By mid-May of last year, Veterans Health Administration Under Secretary Dr. Robert Pe... more
Representatives from the public and private sectors and nonprofits convened for a two-day summit in Washington, D.C., to come up with new ideas for treating people with traumatic brain injuries. The event, which began Monday, was organized by the Veterans Affairs Department, which is hoping to harness the collective expertise from various a... more
The Veterans Affairs Department's backlog of disability claims has dropped below 100,000 but it won't ever reach zero because of the way veterans seek care, says the head of the Veterans Benefits Administration. Future claims exceeding the 125 days set for on-time decisions will more than likely be because of veteran's individual choices or ... more
More than 100 Veterans Affairs Department employees may have signed up for the adultery match-up site Ashley Madison using their work email addresses, but the VA is not saying whether it plans to do anything about it. "The vast majority of VA's 330,000 employees are hardworking and dedicated to our mission of serving veterans," spokesman Jam... more
James "Corky" Corcoran had slept in worse places than the trod-over New York farmland that in the course of a day and night became one of the most populated campgrounds in history. There were places up and around Da Nang and Chu Lai and any number of spots along South Vietnam's portion of Highway 1 -- the main Saigon-to-Hanoi road -- on "ro... more