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.
A veterans' organization says it wants to end Veterans Health Administration healthcare as it has long been known, turning oversight of the operation over to a non-profit government corporation and letting veterans relying on VA healthcare go where they like for it. Concerned Veterans for America detailed its proposal in "Fixing Veterans He... more
A Texas congressman has filed legislation intended to award the Medal of Honor to the late Chris Kyle, the former Navy SEAL sniper and author of the memoire "American Sniper." Kyle, who has been credited with the most confirmed kills in U.S. military history, was murdered along with a friend two years ago at a gun range by a veteran who was... more
The country's largest veterans' service organization told Congress on Wednesday that it supports giving veterans access to private sector care when necessary, but will not accept any move to privatize Veterans Affairs Department healthcare. "The American Legion applauded emergency legislation to allow veteran patients to use non-VA providers if... more
Veterans Affairs Department Secretary Bob McDonald told lawmakers on Thursday he has no plans to grow the agency's payroll or bureaucracy, or to completely privatize VA health care. McDonald also countered the perception that VA officials and personnel deliberately would thwart programs such as the Veterans Choice program – which permits ve... more
Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald continued in damage-control mode on Thursday, meeting with reporters and The American Legion officials in back-to-back meetings to apologize for falsely claiming Special Forces experience during a conversation with a homeless man in Los Angeles. In an outdoor press conference at VA headquarters near th... more