Bryan Bender

Bryan Bender, who joined the Globe's Washington Bureau in 2001, covers the US military, global terrorism, the international arms trade, and government secrecy.

Latest stories

Senator Patrick Leahy shares his love of Batman

By Bryan Bender , Globe Staff

Leahy has been quietly co-writing Batman comic books and taking bit parts and voiceover roles in Caped Crusader films and cartoons.

Mass. lawmakers urge Iraq vote before action

By Bryan Bender , Globe Staff

The state’s elected representatives in Congress want a vote before any introduction of US combat power.

Plagued by diseases, aging fliers find VA unwilling to help

By Bryan Bender , Globe Staff

These veterans didn’t drop Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, but they flew contaminated planes on domestic missions.

Nashua man’s valor marked by Medal of Honor

By Bryan Bender , Globe Staff

Ryan Pitts will receive the award for his role in the Battle of Wanat, one of the most analyzed engagements of the war in Afghanistan.