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.
Days after lawmakers killed legislation that would have cleared Veterans Affairs doctors to discuss and make recommendations about medical marijuana to their patients, supporters are taking another swing at the proposal. A group of 11 lawmakers are asking the House and Senate leadership to restore the language to the Military Construction and V... more
The Air Force says that when it adopted an official instruction barring religious references and non-factual information about the American flag during folding ceremonies it was not intended to be a blanket ban. The revelation that there was some never-published guidance allowing for "unofficial" flag-folding narratives comes as the Air Force r... more
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh marked his retirement -- officially scheduled for July 1 -- with a ceremony Friday morning at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. Welsh, the Air Force's 20th chief of staff, bid his official farewell in a hangar filled with family, colleagues past and present, and two aircraft he had flown during the cou... more
Pentagon leaders are still working to determine when, exactly, a cyber-attack against the U.S. would constitute an act of war, and when, exactly, the Defense Department would respond to a cyber-attack on civilian infrastructure, a senior Defense Department official told lawmakers on Wednesday. A cyber strike as an act of war "has not been defin... more
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, who oversaw the Pentagon during the early years of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, says he'll be voting for Donald Trump for president in November -- principally because the celebrity billionaire is "a known unknown." Rumsfeld made his choice public Wednesday night during an interview on Fox TV's On t... more