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 head of the House Veterans Affairs Committee says investigators looking into data manipulation and delayed care at veterans hospitals also need to find out who at the top may have known about the problems before whistleblower reports prompted action. So far the emphasis has been on what schedulers, managers and executives out in the fie... more
A hearing into the deaths of patients at a veteran's hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, saw a contentious exchange on Wednesday between a key House lawmaker and the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs Inspector General's office. "You want the truth?" a visibly irked Richard Griffin asked House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Jeff Mil... more
The head of Air Force nuclear forces on Tuesday said the command has bounced back from last year's scandal that saw nine officers fired and dozens of other missile officers disciplined in connection with cheating on proficiency tests. The Air Force has since responded to the cheating scandal with a string of initiatives to address what serv... more
The Air Force's top non-commissioned officer on Wednesday sought to assure an enlisted force worried about the service's plans to cuts its end strength and introduce a new performance evaluation and promotions system. "If you look at all the uncertainty that's out there, it's been a challenging year," Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James... more
Air Force commandos are already operating in the war against the Islamic State, the head of Air Force Special Operations Command said Monday. "When you have a campaign against violent extremist organizations, which this is – this is one violent, extremist organization – and when you think of the nature of that conflict over there and you thi... more