Bryant Jordan

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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.

Senator Takes Aim at Military Programs for Wasteful Spending

U.S. Special Operation Command displays a version of the Iron Man suit at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show. (Defense Department photo)

U.S. Special Forces leaders have lined up to say America's next generation special operators need a suit with some of the same capabilities as the one Iron Man has worn in movies and comic books. However, Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Oklahoma, included the high-tech combat fighting suit in his 2014 edition of "Wastebook," an annual compendium of programs... more

Pentagon Ebola Scare Over, Woman Not Stricken with Virus

The Pentagon from above

Officials say a bus passenger who fell ill at the south parking lot of the Pentagon does not have Ebola and the brief quarantine of the lot and other passengers has been lifted. According to the woman's employer, she had not been to Africa, as she said. However, the increased political and media attention over recent cases of Ebola in the U... more

Sick Woman Causes Pentagon Closures as Ebola Precaution

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Officials Friday morning quickly cordoned off sections of the Pentagon parking lot and closed an entrance as an Ebola precaution after a woman vomited outside the Pentagon and said she had recently been to Africa. Pentagon police shut down its Corridor 2 entrance and suspended all pedestrian and vehicle traffic at its south parking lot after... more

Obama: Military May Call on Reserves to Support Ebola Mission

The 633 MDG packaged and delivered a modular medical treatment center, as part of the effort to support humanitarian relief operations in Ebola-stricken African nations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kayla Newman)

President Barack Obama on Thursday authorized the Pentagon and Department of Homeland Security to order selected Reserve units and members of the Individual Ready Reserve to active duty in connection with the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The troops will be called up to augment active-duty personnel already deployed as part of Operation Un... more

General: Social Media Age Spotlights Soldiers' Ethical Standards

Two soldiers patrolling the desert.

The Army is looking to train a soldier who can look at an enemy's cruelties -- including those inflicted on his buddies -- and not necessarily resort to the same brutality, officials said Wednesday at the Association of the U.S. Army's annual conference in Washington D.C. At the same time, the soldier must also be strong enough to say "no" even... more

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