Staff Sgt. Jordan L. Bear
Born: June 7, 1986
Died: March 1, 2012 in Kandahar, Afghanistan
Staff Sgt. Jordan L. Bear, 25, of Denver, Colo., died Mar. 1, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from small arms fire during an attack on their base. They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. Jordan is a graduate of Kennedy High School. Upon graduation, he joined the Army in 2004 intending to make it his career, and the third generation of the Bear family to serve in the military. SSgt Bear had just begun his third tour in Afghanistan. He is married with a young family. Bear is a member of the Ponca Indian tribe of Nebraska. His burial will include a traditional four-day Indian wake.
Burial is at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colorado – Sec W Site 456E
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