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COLONEL JEFFRY "J.J." JORDAN

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Colonel Jeff Jordan is the Wing Commander for the 184th Intelligence Wing, Kansas Air National Guard, McConnell AFB, Kansas. Prior to this assignment Colonel Jordan served as the Commander of the 184th Regional Support Group and the Deputy Commander of the Great Plains Joint Training Center, (GPJTC), Kansas Air National Guard (ANG), Salina.

A graduate of the University of North Dakota, Col Jordan was commissioned through the Naval Aviation Officer Candidate School in 1987. His initial flying tour was with Attack Squadron 34, assigned to the USS Dwight D Eisenhower. His shore duty tour was a joint assignment with USSPACECOM, Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado. Following that position he was assigned to Fleet Air Reconnaissance 3, Tinker AFB, Oklahoma. He subsequently joined the Kansas Air National Guard, assigned to the 127th Bomb Squadron. In 2002 he took command of Smoky Hill Weapons Range. Col Jordan deployed with the 42nd Infantry Division as commander of the 274th Expeditionary Air Support Operations Squadron during Operation Iraqi Freedom III. Shortly after returning to his command of Smoky Hill he was assigned to the Kansas Joint Force Headquarters as the Joint Training Officer. He then took command of the 284th Air Support Operations Squadron. A command navigator, he has over 3,500 hours in A-6E, E-6A and B-1B aircraft. Col Jordan and his wife Susan have one daughter, Samantha.

EDUCATION

1984 BS, Business Administration, University of North Dakota
1984 BA, Communication, University of North Dakota
1988 Naval Flight Officer Training, NAS Pensacola FL
1999 Squadron Officer School 2000 Air Force Weapons School
2002 Air Command and Staff College
2007 Air War College

ASSIGNMENTS

1. Apr 87 - Apr 88, Undergraduate Naval Flight Officer Training, CTW-6, NAS Pensacola FL
2. May 88 - May 89, A-6E IQT student, Attack Squadron 34, NAS Oceana VA
3. Jun 89 - Jun 9, Maintenance Division Officer, Tactics Officer, VA-34, NAS Ocean VA. Deployed with Carrier Air Wing Seven / USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, Desert Shield, Desert Storm.
4. Jul 92 - Jul 95, Space Defense Analysis Officer, NASA Liaison Officer USSPACECOM, Cheyenne MT CO
5. Aug 95 - Sep 97, Assistant Administration Officer, Scheduling Officer VAQ-3, Tinker AFB OK
6. Oct 97 - Feb 97, B-1B IQT Student, 28th Bomb Squadron, Dyess AFB TX
7. Mar 97 - Jun 00, Assistant Exercises and Plans Officer, 127th Bomb Squadron, McConnell AFB KS
8. Jul 00 - Dec 00, USAF Weapons School
9. Jan01 - Jun 02, Assistant Weapons and Tactics Officer, 127th Bomb Squadron, McConnell AFB KS
10. Jul 02 - Apr 05, Commander, Smoky Hill Weapons Range, Salina KS
11. May 05 - Oct 05, Commander, 274th Expeditionary Air Support Operations Squadron, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq
12. Nov 05 - Jul 06, Commander, Smoky Hill Weapons Range, Salina KS
13. Aug 06 - Apr 08, Joint Training Officer, KS JFHQ, Topeka KS
14. May 08 - May, Commander, 284th Air Support Operations Squadron, Salina KS
15. Jun 09 - Nov 12, Deputy Commander, Great Plains Joint Training Center
16. April 11 - Jun 12, Commander, Kansas Agribusiness Development Team Five
17. Jun 10 - Nov 12, Commander, 184th Regional Support Group

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Bronze Star
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Meritorious Service Medal 1 Oak Leaf Cluster
Army Commendation Medal
Southwest Asia Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Award
Iraq Campaign Medal
Kuwait Liberation Medal Government of Kuwait

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION

Ensign Feb 27, 1987
Lieutenant Junior Grade Mar 1, 1989
Lieutenant Mar 14, 1991
Major Nov 28, 1998 Lieutenant Colonel Dec 08, 2002
Colonel Jun 06, 2010

Local Information

Recruiting - 316-759-7424

 

Mailing Address:

52960 Jayhawk Dr.
McConnell AFB, KS 67221

 

Wichita Area Code – 316
Comm. Prefix – 759-XXXX
DSN Prefix – 743-XXXX
McConnell Operator – 6100
Weather Line – 1-800-892-526

Essential Numbers

184th Command Post – 759-7070
184th Force Support Sq. – 759-7431
184th Comptroller Flight – 759-7068
184th Sec. Forces Sq. – 759-7445
184th Medical Group - 759-7380
184th Public Affairs – 759-7561
Family Support Office – 759-7092
Director of Psych. Health – 759-8901
Sexual Assault Helpline – 759-7011
22nd Medical Group – 759-6300

Update your ID - 759-7431