Veteranology #6: Jordan Meek
Jordan Meek and I met at the Marine Corps School of Infantry in 2004. He graduated on went on to serve with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, Weapons Company as a mortarman. He served two tours in Iraq within the city of Ramadi once as a humvee driver and again as a vehicle commander. He left active duty in 2008 and moved home to Iowa.
In Iowa Jordan went to college for communication technology and eventually found himself working for Union Pacific where he has been for the past 5 years. Now he raising a family and building a great a future.
In this episode we discuss:
The funny things that happen in bootcamp.
The city of Ramadi and the mission Jordan supported there.
Jordan’s career growth and why he chose to get into communications.
The hole left above Jordan’s bunk by a dud mortar round.
The importance of reaching out to fellow servicemembers for help and to find out how they are doing as well.
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