Captain Jacquelynn Jordan is from San Jose, California. She was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Transportation Corps upon graduation from the United States Military Academy in 2004. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology.
Captain Jordan’s first assignment was with the Forward Support Company, 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment where she served as both Distribution Platoon Leader and Executive Officer from November 2004 until November 2006. In August 2006 she was selected to serve as Aide-de-Camp for the Deputy Commanding General (Operations), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky where she served upon return from Iraq until April 2007. Captain Jordan then assumed command of the Forward Support Company, 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment as they prepared for deployment to Afghanistan. Just prior to deploying to Bagram, Afghanistan, she took command of the Headquarters and Support Company, 563rd Aviation Support Battalion where she provided logistical support, to include medical, to the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, the Afghan National Army, and other tenant units. Upon return from Afghanistan she attended the Combined Logistics Captain’s Career Course at Fort Lee, VA, thereby becoming a multifunctional Logistician, prior to earning a Master of Arts degree in Social/Organizational Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York, NY.
Captain Jordan is currently assigned to the United States Military Academy as an instructor of General Psychology for Leaders (PL100). Her awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal (1 OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (1 OLC), the NATO Non-Article 5 Medal, the Overseas Service Ribbon, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, and the Iraqi Campaign Medal. She has also earned the Basic Parachutist Badge.
She is married to Captain Brett Jordan of Redondo Beach, California.
Clark, M.G., Jordan, J.D., & Clark, K.L. (2013). Motivating military families to thrive. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 42(2), 110-123.