Donald Wayne Jones

JONES,DONALD,WAYNE
Donald Wayne Jones

Donald Wayne Jones

Lieutenant General Donald Wayne Jones was commissioned as a Communications Officer in November of 1958. | His subsequent duty assignments: Firing Platoon Commander, 2nd Missile Battalion (Honest John), 32nd Artillery, 2nd United States Missile Command, Fort Carson, CO; Commander, Battery A, 2nd Missile Battalion (Honest John), 32nd Artillery, 2nd United States Missile Command, Fort Carson, CO; Student, Artillery Officer Advanced Course, United States Army Air Defense School, Fort Bliss, Texas; Executive Officer, B Battery, later S-2 (Intelligence), 2nd Rocket Howitzer Battalion, 20th Artillery, United States Army Pacific, Korea; Commander, A Battery, 1st Battalion, 16th Artillery, 2nd Armor Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Assistant S-3 (Training), 2nd Armor Division Artillery, Fort Hood, Texas; S-4 (Logistics), later S-3 (Operations), and later Executive Officer, 3rd Battalion, 82nd Artillery, 172nd Infantry Brigade (Mechanized), Fort Richardson, AL; Executive Officer, 3rd Battalion, 82nd Artillery, 196th Infantry Brigade, United States Army Pacific, Vietnam; Assistant G-3 (Plans Officer), Americal Division, United States Army, Vietnam; Student, United States Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS; Student, Saint Benedict's College, Atchison, KS; Evaluation and Test Officer, Plans and Report Branch, Plans and Evaluation Division, later Chief, Test Operation Division, MASSTER, Fort Hood, Texas; S-3 (Operations), Division Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Commander, 2nd Battalion, 19th Field Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Personnel Management Officer, Assignment Branch, Lieutenant Colonel's Division, Officer Personnel Management Directorate, United States Army Military Personnel Center, Alexandria, Virginia; Student, Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, PA; Commander, 528th Artillery Group, Cakmakli, Turkey; Assistant Chief of Staff, G-1 (Personnel), III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas; Executive Officer to the Commanding General, United States Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, GA; Chief of Staff, United States Army Field Artillery Center and School, Fort Sill, OK; Assistant Division Commander, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Deputy Director for Defense Test and Evaluation, Office Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C; Commanding General, United States Total Army Personnel Agency, Alexandria, VA; Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Unites States Army, Washington, D.C; Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Military Manpower and Personnel Policy), Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C. | Awards and Decorations: Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Good Conduct Medal, Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Lieutenant General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Sill

  • Graduation Year

    1958

  • Highest Award

    Defense Distinguished Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1982

  • HF ID #

    HF_01046