Commander Jordan A. Mayo
CDR Jordan Mayo is the Executive Officer at Strike Fighter Squadron THREE ONE at NAS OCEANA, VA. He is a native of Spring, Texas and a 2005 graduate of Rice University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. He completed flight training in Kingsville, Texas, and was designated a Naval Aviator in May 2007.
CDR Mayo’s operational assignments include the Knighthawks of VFA-136 where he deployed onboard the USS Enterprise (CVN-65) during which the squadron was the recipient of the 2011 Battle “E” award. While a Knighthawk, CDR Mayo served as Aircraft Division Officer, Assistant Operations Officer, and head Landing Signals Officer. CDR Mayo also served as the training officer in VFA-143 where he deployed onboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) and the squadron was the recipient of the 2016 Battle “E” award. As a department head, CDR Mayo served as Aviation Safety Officer, Maintenance Officer, and Operations Officer onboard the USS George H. W. Bush (CVN-77) during which the squadron earned the 2016 Safety “S” award.
Ashore, CDR Mayo attended and graduated from the Navy Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN) with a follow-on assignment at Strike Fighter Weapons School Atlantic where he served as the Tactical Development director and oversaw the initial fleet release of the AIM-120D. CDR Mayo’s joint service includes qualifications as a presidential strike advisor and emergency actions officer for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the National Military Command Center.
CDR Mayo is a veteran of Operations ENDURING FREEDOM, NEW DAWN, and INHERENT RESOLVE. He has accumulated over 2,700 flight hours and 500 carrier landings. CDR Mayo holds a Masters of International Relations from the Elliot School of International Affairs at the George Washington University and is a National Security Fellow with the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies. His decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal and various other personal, unit, and campaign awards.