Corporal Jordan Stanton - 2nd Recon Bn. - KIA 3/4/2011

TJT0321

Verified SOF
Joined
Mar 10, 2009
Messages
44
Location
Atlanta, GA
Cpl. Jordan Stanton, of Rancho Santa Margarita, was killed during combat operations on March 4th 2011, according to a news release from U.S. Marine Corps. Stanton, 20, joined the Marine Corps in 2008. He attended boot camp and was stationed out of Camp Pendleton, according to his uncle, Nick Stanton.​

Jordan Stanton was promoted to corporal on July 1, 2010, and became an assistant team leader assigned to the 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Stanton was deployed to Afghanistan for Operation Enduring Freedom in November. He has been awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.

In his immediate family, Stanton is survived by his father, Robert, his mother, Joyce, and his brothers Ryan, Ethan and Cole.
lhq03a-lhpzu5jordanandjuliepreferredphotoforarticle.jpg
Cpl. Jordan Stanton and his fiance Julie Dickson are pictured above at his U.S. Marine Corps Boot Camp Graduation in 2009. Stanton was killed in Afghanistan on March 4.

TEXT BY KRISTY CHU, PHOTO COURTESY OF NICK STANTON

Click to send condolences to the Stanton Family
 
P

ProPatria

Guest
Rest in peace warrior.

To Saint Peter he will say "One more reporting Sir, I've served my time in Hell"
 
Top