Sgt. Jordan Hamernik was born in Denver, Colorado, and graduated from Fairview High School in Boulder, Colorado. He joined the Army in 2014 and completed basic training at Ft. Jackson, South Carolina and Advanced Individual Training at Ft. Lee Virginia. He was assigned to the USAMU Custom Firearms shop in July 2015 as a gunsmith.
His military awards include; Army Achievement Medal (2); National Defense Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon, and a certificate of achievement.
Significant Achievements include:
Built pistols that won the National match Competition
Brigade and Battalion Soldier of the quarter
Graduated as distinguished honor grad in AIT With NIMS, and AWS Certification