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.

VA Bill Would Reduce Pensions of Convicted Executives, Limit Bonuses

House Veterans Affairs Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller

To date, few have been fired since revelations of secret patient wait lists and manipulated data being systemic problems across the VA healthcare system. The problem was revealed first by whistleblowers at the VA Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Sharon Helman, director of the center, was put on paid administrative leave from April until ... more

Senate Veterans Committee Votes for Clay Hunt Suicide Bill

Clay Hunt (Photo: IAVA)

The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on Wednesday voted to send to the floor legislation intended to help tackle suicide among veterans. The panel's move comes little more than a week after the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act was reintroduced to the Senate and following its overwhelming support in the House of Represe... more

VA Admits Costly Failures with Colorado Hospital Project

Colorado VA Hospital

A senior Veterans Affairs Department official conceded to lawmakers on Wednesday the possibility that the VA should not be in the business of overseeing building of its own hospitals. Against a backdrop of a Colorado facility hundreds of millions over budget and may be three years late on its completion date when it is finished in 2017, VA ... more

Virginia Lawmaker Pushes for Problem-Solving Veterans Courts

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Virginia State Sen. Linda "Toddy" Puller this week filed a bill to make it easier for judges across Virginia to give some veterans The first court was established in Buffalo, New York, in 2008 by Judge Robert Russell, who acted after seeing how many offenders appearing in his court's drug and mental health dockets were veterans. He developed... more

Lawyer: Immigration Bills Will Harm Interpreters, Military Families

Four military spouses take the Oath of Allegiance during a naturalization ceremony in 2010. Staff Sgt. Nadine Y. Barclay/Air Force

Republican bills aimed at reversing President Obama's executive order on immigration may hurt Iraqi and Afghan interpreters who aided American forces and split up military families in the U.S., says an immigration attorney and retired Army lieutenant colonel. In recent days, Rep. Robert Aderholt, R-Alabama, and Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, ha... more

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