Joseph H. Jones


Joseph H. Jones

Colonel Joseph Henry Jones was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 3 June 1944, class number 63. His first duty assignment was as Company Officer, Company A, 6th ARM BN, Armored Replacement Training Center, Fort Knox, KY. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, 13th Regt IRTC, Camp Fannin, Texas; Company Commander, CN Company 126th Inf 32nd Div, Japan; Company Commander, Cn Co 19th Inf 24th Div, Japan; Company Commander, Company I 28th Inf, Fort Jackson, SC; Company Commander, Company L 19th Infantry, Korea; Bn-XO, S2, S3, 3rd Bn 19th Infantry Korea/Japan; Unit Instr ROTC, 3370 ASU University, MS; Plans Officer, G3, Hq's USAEUR Comz, Orleans, France; Plans Officer, G3, Hq's Third U.S. Army Fort McPherson, GA; G3 TNG Officer, Hq 1st Corps (Gp) Camp Red Cloud, Korea; Dep Bde Co, 2nd Tng Bde USATC-A, Fort Knox, KY; Asst C/S, G3, USATC-A, Fort Knox, KY. | His awards and decorations include: Combat Infantryman Badge; Legion of Merit, Bronze Star; Meritorious Service Medal w/3 Oak Leaf Cluster; Joint Services Commendation Medal w/3 Oak Leaf Cluster; Army Commendation Medal w/5 Oak Leaf Cluster. | Military schools attended include: The Infantry School, Officer Special Basic #27; The Infantry School, Company Off REFR #1; The Infantry School, A Adv #1; Command and General Staff College; Foreign Service Institute (C.I); Defense Intel School Attache.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Platoon Leader, 13th Regt IRTC, Camp Fannin, Texas
Highest Award
Legion of Merit
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service

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