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First Name: Michael

Last Name: Jordan

Birthplace: Augusta, GA, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Navy (present)

Rating: Operations Specialist Petty Officer 1st Class

Middle Name: Anthony

Date of Birth: 26 March 1970

Date of Death: 13 January 2006

Rank or Rate: Petty Officer First Class

Years Served: 1990 - 2006
Michael Anthony Jordan

•  Iraq War (Operation Iraqi Freedom) (2003 - 2011)


Michael Anthony Jordan
Petty Officer First Class, U.S. Navy
Operation Iraqi Freedom

Michael Anthony Jordan was the son of Alvin and Alice Jordan; both are now deceased.

Upon graduating from T.W. Josey High School in Augusta, GA, he joined the U.S. Navy and had served for over 16 years at the time of his death. Michael served in the Navy as an Operation Specialist.

Michael was a Petty Officer First Class assigned to Destroyer Squadron 50, based in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

On Friday, 13 January 2006, Michael was killed in an automobile accident in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia.


Petty Officer First Class Michael Anthony Jordan is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife of 11 years, Diana Jordan, Arlington, VA; two daughters, Alice Jordan and Elizabeth Jordan; four sisters, Margaret Jordan, Decatur, GA, Lillian (Fate) Long, Lithonia, GA, Alice Anjeanette (Raymond) Lewis, Stone Mountain, GA and Pamela (Patrick) Jordan Hughey; three brothers, Alvin (Sharon) Jordan, Malton Jordan and Danny Jordan, all of Augusta; nieces, nephews and cousins. One sister, Lynda Jordan, preceded him in death.


Honoree ID: 5857   Created by: MHOH




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