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.

Vets Groups Rally Behind Bill to Let VA Provide In Vitro Fertilization

Mother holds baby born prematurely.

A dozen veterans groups and support organizations are rallying behind legislation that would enable the Veterans Affairs Department to offer in vitro fertilization services to veterans with wounds and injuries prevent them from fathering children. The measure, which has been championed for years by Sen. Patty Murray, a Democrat from Washington,... more

Bill Would End Tax Penalty on Vets with Forgiven Student Loans

Marine walking with college books.

Permanently disabled veterans or survivors of veterans who have their student debt forgiven would avoid taxes on the "income" under legislation recently introduced in the U.S. Senate. By law, forgiven student debt is counted as income by the Internal Revenue Service, resulting in veterans or their survivors and others being hit with a tax bill ... more

Redstone Worker Says Sex Assault Program Used to Espouse Christianity

Tajuan McCarty, a human trafficking survivor who now runs a Christian home for women escaping from prostitution. (Courtesy photo The Wellhouse via U.S. Army)

The only way victims may overcome the horrors of rape and sex trafficking is to accept Jesus Christ as their savior and king. That is what soldiers and civilian employees of the Army's Redstone Arsenal were told by guest speaker Tajuan McCarty on April 27 at a command-hosted event in observance of Sexual Harassment/Awareness Response and Preven... more

Senate Legislation Shrinks GI Bill Housing Allowance Over Time

Suburban homes.

Senate lawmakers on Thursday approved an omnibus Veterans Affairs bill they say expands programs without paying for them at the expense of others by reworking the GI Bill housing payment to mirror that received by active-duty members. The nearly 400-page Veterans First Act approved by the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee does not, for example,... more

Group Assails 'Prayerful Leadership' Talk Slated for Quantico

(U.S. Marine Corps photo)

A civil rights group has written to commander of Marine Corps University at Quantico, Virginia, demanding that she "immediately cancel or appropriately alter" a National Day of Prayer event at the university where officers have been invited to "come out and learn how leaders use prayer to make hard decisions."   Mikey Weinstein, head of the Mi... more

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