Colonel Lindon D. Jones
Colonel Lindon D. Jones was commissioned as a Military Intelligence Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class OC 8-66 at Fort Benning, Georgia on 26 May 1966. His first duty assignment was as an Imagery Interpretation Officer, 45th Military Intelligence Company, 525th Military Intelligence Group, Republic of Vietnam.
His subsequent duty assignments were: Imagery Interpretation Officer, Intelligence Support Detachment, 19th Military Intelligence Battalion, USAEUROPE, Wiesbaden, Germany: Detachment Commander, Intelligence Support Detachment, 19th Military Intelligence Battalion, USAEUROPE, Wiesbaden Germany; Imagery Interpretation Platoon Leader, 245th Surveillance Airplane Company, 1st Aviation Brigade, Marble Mountain Airfield, Republic of Vietnam; Student, United States Army Aviation School, Fort Rucker, Alabama: Threat Officer, Combat Developments Command, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Student, Military Intelligence Officer Advance Course, Fort Huachuca, Arizona; S-2, Intelligence Officer, 2/17 Air Cavalry Squadron, 101st Airborne (Air Assault) Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; G-2 Air, 101st Airborne (Air Assault) Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Company Commander, 146th Army Security Agency Company, Republic of Korea; Student, United States Army Command And General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Reserve Component Aviation Advisor, USA Readiness Region VII, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Chief III Corps Tactical Operations Intelligence Support Element, Fort Hood, Texas; Battalion Commander, 3rd Military Intelligence Battalion, (Aerial Exploitation) 501st Military Intelligence Brigade, Republic of Korea; Assistant Chief of Staff G-2, 2d Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Republic of Korea; Student, United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Pennsylvania; Project Manager, Automated Intelligence Training, United States Army Intelligence Center and School, Fort Huachuca, Arizona; Director, Department of Surveillance and Systems Maintenance, United States Army Intelligence Center and School, Fort Huachuca, Arizona; Chief, Plans and Operations Division, J-2, United States Forces Korea, Republic of Korea; Assistant Chief of Staff G-2, Eighth United States Army, Republic of Korea; President, United States Army Physical Disability Evaluation Board, Physical Disability Agency, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
His military education includes: Military Intelligence Officer Basic Course, Fixed Wing Aviation Qualification Course, Rotary Wing Aviation Qualification Course, Military Intelligence Officer Advance Course, Command and General Staff College, Army War College, OV-1 Aviator Qualification Course, U-21 Aviator Qualification Course.
His highest military awards include the Legion of Merit (3), Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (5), Air Medal (3), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (2), Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal (2), Vietnam Service Medal w/6 campaign stars, Armed Forces Expedition Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon(2), Vietnam Campaign Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Master Army Aviator Badge, Parachute Badge, Air Assault Badge.