Greg Jaffe
Staff Writer

Greg Jaffe covers the military for The Washington Post where he has been since March 2009. Prior to the Post, he was a reporter with The Wall Street Journal from 1995-2008. He began covering the military for the Journal in January 2000. He began his career at the Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser.

Latest by Greg Jaffe

General just home from war again comforting the wounded

General just home from war again comforting the wounded

Fort Hood’s commanding general visits those shot Wednesday, as he did when he was in Afghanistan, Iraq.

Dispute over paperwork pushed gunman to the brink

Dispute over paperwork pushed gunman to the brink

Spec. Ivan Lopez opened fire after failing to obtain an application for a leave of absence, say witnesses to Wednesday’s deadly shooting at Fort Hood.

Wanted: Heroes

Wanted: Heroes

Trying to piece together the puzzle of post-9/11 veterans’ unemployment proves difficult.

Hagel defends the Pentagon’s proposed budget

Hagel defends the Pentagon’s proposed budget

Republicans say that steep spending cuts could leave the U.S. vulnerable and damage national security.