Mr. Kenneth S. Jordan assumed duties as the director, Warfare Requirements, Resources and Force Structure, U.S. Pacific Fleet in August 1995. This position serves as the principal lead on the staff for naval warfare, force structure and programming requirements for the Pacific Fleet.
Jordan has extensive experience at fleet, OPNAV and type command staffs in directing, developing, coordinating, programming and presenting Navy warfighting requirements and warfare capabilities at the highest levels in both Navy and joint environments. This includes direct support to senior Navy and joint leadership for joint requirements matters, Navy requirements management, development of fiscal programs, and complex positions affecting warfighting requirements and resources for over 25 annual Navy programming cycles.
Jordan retired as a Navy captain. His military career spanned nearly 30 years and included command and tours in six ships. He is a combat veteran, including naval gunfire combat operations in Vietnam, American evacuation operations from Iran, and combat operations during Operation Desert Storm. Notable personal awards received on active duty included the Legion of Merit (two awards), the Bronze Star with Combat V, and the Meritorious Service Medal (three awards).
Jordan is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics. He also earned a master’s degree in finance (MBA) from National University.
Jordan has also accumulated more than 14 years of civilian service within the Department of the Navy. Civilian awards include three Superior Civilian Service Awards for performance, and one Meritorious Civilian Service Award for Life Saving Action.