Donald M. Jones

Donald M. Jones

Donald M. Jones

Colonel (later Lieutenant General) Donald M. Jones was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 22 April 1943, class number 223. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, COM 339 Infantry, 85 Infantry Division, Fort Dix, New Jersey. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander, Company L, 339 Infantry, 85 Infantry Division, Italy; Company Commander and Battalion S-3, 1 Battalion, 29th Infantry, Okinawa, Japan; Company Commander, Company B, 62 Heavy Tank Battalion, 10 Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Assistant G-3, Headquarters 10 Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Company commander, Company K, 109 Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, Germany; Battalion S-3, 3d Battalion 109 Infantry, 28th Infantry Division and 10 Infantry, 5th Infantry Division, Germany; Assistant Regimental S-3, Headquarters, 5th Infantry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Washington; BG S-3, Headquarters, 2 BG, 12 Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, Korea; Assistant Branch Chief/Branch Chief/Division Executive, DA OACS1 - Collection Division, Pentagon; Battalion Commander, 1st Battalion, 12 Cavalry, 1 Cavalry Division, Korea; Battalion Commander, 2d Battalion, 38th Infantry, 2d Infantry Division (J-3), Korea; CINorth CarolinaSTRIKE LNO to Headquarters Mil Airlift Command, Headquarters US Strike Command (J-3), Scott Air Force Base, Illinois; Chief Current Intelligence and Indications Division J-2, Headquarters, MACV, Vietnam; Deputy Commander, Headquarters USA Correctional Training Facility, Fort Riley, Kansas; Headquarters USASIX W/DY STA Headquarters Western Sea Frontier Treasure Island. | His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal (with V Device and Oak Leaf Cluster), Combat Infantryman Badge.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1971

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00531