“Forever Loved, Never Forgotten”
The Navy Gold Star Program is eternally grateful for the sacrifice of those Service Members who have died in service to our country. To help us to never forget, we have set up this tribute page to honor and remember the memory of those lives. If you would like to honor the memory of your Sailor, Soldier, Marine, Airman or Coast Guardsman through the Navy Gold Star website please submit your thoughts and a photo.
HM3 Jordan William Way was born August 29, 1994 and raised in Mount Airy, Maryland. Jordan was very involved in the community volunteering in Civil Air Patrol, mentoring during middle school and high school, lifeguarding at the community pool, but he truly loved playing sports especially football. After graduating South Carroll High school Jordan turned down scholarships to serve his country. Jordan enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a corpsman after completing his training Jordan was selected to be a pharmaceutical technician. Jordan was assigned to the naval hospital at Twenty-Nine Palms, California.While assigned to the hospital Jordan quickly established himself as a leader and team player. Jordan took on the role of trainer for newly assigned personnel to the hospital emergency department along with being one of the leaders of the physical training program for naval personnel, all while attending classes to attain his degree. December 12, 2017 Jordan underwent surgery to repair an injured shoulder, Jordan passed away on December 16, 2017 he was laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery. Jordan loved the adventure of life living by the moto, “what we do in life echos in eternity.” He truly enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and is greatly missed!