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.
The Veterans Affairs Department's acting inspector general has announced his retirement one day after VA whistleblowers told President Obama that the agency's top investigator had to go. Deputy Inspector General Richard Griffin made no mention of the letter in his two-page announcement, posted to the VA IG's website. Griffin has come under ... more
Veterans of the nation’s previous wars should know within the next few months if they will be made eligible for the Combat Action Badge -- a Post-9/11 Army medal recognizing non-infantry soldiers who engage in combat. "The Department [of Defense] is nearing completion of the Military Decorations and Awards Review and will soon be presenting ... more
The first general officer to come out as gay following the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell in 2011 says the Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage across the country makes "a positive difference in many service members' lives" for practical and heartfelt reasons. "The practical impact is uniformity in the recognition of family,"... more
The Supreme Court on Friday issued a ruling declaring the states have no legal right "to refuse to recognize a lawful same-sex marriage performed in another state on the ground of its same-sex character." The decision is a victory for advocates of marriage equality, including an Army Reservist whose New York marriage to another man has not b... more
Twenty-four current and former Veterans Affairs Department police officers have filed a lawsuit against the VA alleging their boss spied on them using hiding cameras and microphones, including in rooms used by officers for changing clothes at the VA Medical Center in Washington, DC. But with the officers seeking class action status to cover ... more