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Jordain Carney

National Journal Jordain Carney is a defense reporter at National Journal. She previously worked as a staff writer for the Hotline, covering congressional and gubernatorial elections in the South. Jordain graduated from the University of Arkansas with a bachelor's degree in English, political science, and journalism.
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Pentagon Announces It Will Quarantine Soldiers Returning From Ebola Mission

October 29, 2014 All soldiers returning from the Ebola mission in West Africa will undergo a 21-day quarantine. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered military leaders to develop a plan within 15 days on how to carry out the "controlled monitoring regimen" for the approximately 4,000 troops that could be involved in the military's ...

Hagel Orders 21-Day Quarantine for US Troops Returning From Ebola Mission

October 29, 2014 All soldiers returning from the Ebola mission in West Africa will undergo a 21-day quarantine. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered military leaders to develop a plan within 15 days on how to carry out the "controlled monitoring regimen" for the approximately 4,000 troops that could be involved in the military's ...

Does the VA Have a Women Veterans Problem?

October 27, 2014 When Angela King left the Navy and enrolled in Ohio State University, she struggled to find classmates who could understand her military experience. But instead of turning to a local branch of the Veterans Affairs Department for support, she looked for help in a student veterans group on campus. "I ...

Does the VA Have a Women Veterans Problem?

October 27, 2014 When Angela King left the Navy and enrolled in Ohio State University, she struggled to find classmates who could understand her military experience. But instead of turning to a local branch of the Veterans Affairs Department for support, she looked for help in a student veterans group on campus. "I ...

Did the U.S. Just Accidentally Give Weapons to ISIS?

October 22, 2014 The U.S. military is trying to determine if an air-dropped bundle of weapons intended for Kurdish fighters in Syria is now in the hands of ISIS militants. A video posted Tuesday to a YouTube account affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria appears to show militants with the ...

Concerned About Retaliation, VA Wants To Restrict When Vets Can View Disability Claims Online

October 21, 2014 Veterans Affairs officials want to change when veterans can view some of their medical records online, fearing that some could become violent if they see negative comments and think their disability claims will be denied. Veterans must get a medical exam as part of the process for filing a disability ...

VA Moves to Prevent Veteran Violence Over Disability Claims

October 21, 2014 Veterans Affairs officials want to change when veterans can view some of their medical records online, fearing that some could become violent if they see negative comments and think their disability claims will be denied. Veterans must get a medical exam as part of the process for filing a disability ...

The Pentagon Can't Say If It Stopped the Khorasan Terror Threat

October 19, 2014 Top military officials still don't know if last month's airstrikes stopped the "imminent" threat of a terrorist attack posed by an al-Qaida-linked terrorist group in Syria. "The assessment on the Khorasan Group is still a work in progress. We remain focused on this, and of course once we—as we gain ...

The Army's Post-War Identity Crisis

October 16, 2014 Top military officials pushed back this week against the idea that the Army is suffering from a postwar identity crisis, instead mapping out what the Army of the future will look like. "For those who think we don't need an Army, look around the world and see the things we ...

The Army's Answer to Its Identity Crisis

October 15, 2014 Top military officials pushed back this week against the idea that the Army is suffering from a postwar identity crisis, instead mapping out what the Army of the future will look like. "For those who think we don't need an Army, look around the world and see the things we ...