Justin Jordan, "And Then I Cried: Stories of a Mortuary NCO" (Tactical 16, 2012)


In And Then I Cried: Stories of a Mortuary NCO (Tactical 16, 2012), Justin Jordan details life as an Air Force Mortuary Non Commissioned Officer. In his stunning debut Jordan forces the reader to walk beside him on his journey in this gruesome world. Jordan holds nothing back, and shares in graphic detail how he honored Americas heroes, both at deployed locations and stateside. This books describes the challenges he faced daily, from dealing with the families of the fallen, to witnessing the embalming and preparations of the deceased. Jordan also shares how this job taxed his mental well being, as he suffered in silence, longing not to care.

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