Statement from Governor LePage on Passing of Pvt. Jordan Chase

February 20, 2011

“Ann and I join all of Maine in extending our deepest condolences to the family of Private Jordan Chase of the Maine Army National Guard. Private Chase was in training to serve and defend us all, and we are saddened by his untimely passing.”

- Maine Governor Paul R. LePage

Private Chase was born in Lewiston and is a recent graduate of Gray / New Gloucester High School. He died Sunday morning at 4:35 AM from complications connected to a medical emergency. A new member of the Maine Army National Guard, Private Chase was attending Basic Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.