Robert L. Jordan, Jr.
Colonel Robert L. Jordan, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in 1971. His first duty assignment was as an Airborne Rifle Platoon Leader, 81mm Mortar Platoon Leader and Battalion Support Platoon Leader, 173d Airborne Brigade and the l0lst Airborne Division. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Heavy Mortar Platoon Leader, Battalion Motor Officer and Company Commander, 8th Infantry Division; Headquarters Company Commander, Administrative Officer and Operations Officer, Midwest Region Recruiting Command; Company Observer Controller, S-3 Observer Controller, Scorpion Team, Operations Group, National Training Center (NTC), Fort Irwin, Califorinia; Battalion Operations Officer and Executive Officer, 6th Battalion (Mechanized), 31st Infantry (Opposing Force), NTC, Fort Irwin, California; Tactics Team Chief, U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Operations Officer, 29th Infantry Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia; Commander, Opposing Force Infantry Battalion, 1st Battalion, 52d Infantry, NTC, Fort Irwin, California; Chief of Tactics, U.S. Army Infantry School and Commander, 29th Infantry Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia. | Colonel Jordan served as Commandant, U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy prior to his retirement.