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Jordan M. Byrd, PFC(MEDIC) US ARMY, KIA 13 OCT 2010 in Afghanistan

October 16, 2010 by  
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PFC Jordan M. Byrd, KIA 13 Oct 2010 in Afghanistan RIP

PFC Jordan M. Byrd, KIA 13 Oct 2010 in Afghanistan RIP

Our hearts and Prayers go out to Jordan’s family, friends and fellow Soldiers. 19 years old is truly to young for him to be taken. Corpsman.com Salutes Jordan.

Original Article can be found at: CLARKSVILL ONLINE

Fort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division Soldier died October 13th, when conducting a dismounted operation, the unit came under attack with small arms fire in Yahya Kheyl, Paktia Province, Afghanistan.

Private First Class Jordan M. Byrd, 19, of Grantsville, Utah, was a Combat Medic assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). He joined the Army in September 2009 and arrived at Fort Campbell in April 2010.

His awards and decorations include: Army Commendation Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; and Army Service Ribbon.

Byrd is survived by his wife, Savanna M. Byrd; son Ayden Byrd both of Clarksville, Tennessee; mother, Roberta Lynn Pitt of Grantsville, Utah; and father Jerald J. Brost, of Casper, WY.

A memorial service will be held in Afghanistan. Fort Campbell holds a monthly Eagle Remembrance Ceremony to honor fallen Screaming Eagles.


9 Responses to “Jordan M. Byrd, PFC(MEDIC) US ARMY, KIA 13 OCT 2010 in Afghanistan”
  1. LoriS453 says:

    I am so very sorry for your loss. May God bless you and ease the pain of your grief.

  2. Bjsbjs02 says:

    I am so sorry for your loss, my prayers! He is a hero and so is his family. God Bless and I know He will be there during this time and all times.

  3. teresa carter says:

    I’m so sorry for his family, their aren’t words to describe what his family his going thru. My son is in the 101st and was out on partol with PFC Byrd when this tradgey happened he told me what a wonderful person he was and how he risk his own life to save a fallen commard that is a true hero. H e will missed not only by his family but also by his brothers in arms. God bless him and his family….

  4. Byrd says:

    Miss you Jordan!

  5. Daniel says:

    Words can not express the heavy heart I have for the family and friends of this your man. He served with my son while attending traing at Ft. Sam Houston. My thoughts and prayers are with this family.

  6. Lori says:

    My son, as well, served and trained with him. We feel the same. Our prayers go out to Jordan’s family and friends.

  7. Wyomingfallenheroes says:

    Wyoming Fallen Heroes Scholarship Program has a scholarship at Casper College in Casper Wyoming in honor of this young solider. Bryd will never be forgotten!!!

  8. Cherry Horton Reidenbach says:

    A year has gone, and we have NOT forgotten blessed soldier.

  9. Jodi says:

    Jordan we miss you more and more everyday, you will never be forgotten, your memory will live on through Ayden, and through your Scholarships you will continue helping others. Love you so much