Harold I. Jones

JONES,HAROLD
Harold I. Jones

Harold I. Jones

Colonel Harold I. Jones was commissioned and Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 19 October 1942, class number 85A. His first duty assignment was as Unit Officer, Training Center, 17th Battalion, Fort McClellan, Alabama. | His subsequent duty assignment include: Infantry Unit Commander, Company B, 137th Infantry, European Theater of Operations; Unit Commander, 6889th Quartermaster Group Company, European Command; Unit Commander, 610th Quartermaster Group Company, European Command; Unit Commander, Training Center, Company M, 506th Airborne Infantry, Camp Breckenridge, Kentucky; Company Commander, Headquarters Company, Kobe Base, Far East Command; Staff Supply Officer, Headquarters Company, Kobe Base, Far East Command; Assistant S-4, Headquarters Southwest Command, Far East Command, Supply Officer, General duty with G-4 Section, Headquarters, 7th AD, Camp Roberts, California, Student Officer, Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Assistant G-4, Headquarters Corps, Fort Hood, Texas; Assistant G-4, Headquarters III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas; Instructor Command and Staff Department, United States Army Caribbean School, Fort Gulick, Canal Zone; Director of Instruction, United States Army Caribbean School, Fort Gulick, Canal Zone; Secretary and Adjutant, United States Army Caribbean School, Fort Gulick, Canal Zone; Battalion Executive Officer, Headquarters, 1st Med TK Battalion, 67 Army, Fort Hood, Texas; Supply Officer, United States Army Element, United States Military Training Mission, Saudi Arabia; Staff Officer, Organization Branch, Plans Division, OD.C.ofS for Logistics, Washington, D.C.; Acting Chief, Unit Planning Branch, Organization and Doctrine Division, OD.C.ofS for Logistics, Washington, D.C.; Logistics Advisor, U.S. Army Mission, Argentain U.S. Army Southern Command; Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics for Materiel Readiness, Office of DCSLOG, Headquarters, First U.S. Army, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland; Assistant Chief of Staff, G4, Headquarters I Corps, (Group), Headquarters and Headquarters Corps (Group), United States Army Pacific, Korea. | His awards and decorations include: Combat Infantryman Badge, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Bronze Star (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Legion of Merit.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1970

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00449