Robert L. Jones

Robert L. Jones

Robert L. Jones

Major Robert L. Jones was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 2-65, 15 February 1965. His first duty assignment was as Training Officer, 3rd & 5th Training Brigade, Fort Knox, Kentucky. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Infantry Battalion Advisor, Advisor Team 3, A Recon Company, Hue, Vietnam; Training Company Commander, 4th Brigade, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Company Commander and Battalion Operations Officer, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry (Airborne), 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Benning, Georgia; Instructor, Ranger Department, Fort Benning, Georgia; Special Warfare Contingency Planner, U.S. Army Special Warfare Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Operations Officer, 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, U.S. Army Special Warfare Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Executive Officer, 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, U.S. Army Special Warfare Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Headquarters Commandant and Operations Officer, 5th Psychological Operations Battalion, Stuttgart, Germany; Air Liaison Officer, 50th Tactical Fighter Wing, Hahn AB, Germany; Senior Advisor and Mobilization Officer Region 3; 11th Special Forces Group, Fort Meade, Maryland; Special Assistant for Veterans Employment, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Washington, D.C.; National Executive Director, American Veterans of World War II, Korean and Vietnam (AMVETS), Lanham, Maryland; Special Assistant to Assistant Secretary of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C. | At the time of his induction, Major Jones was serving as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for POW/Missing Personnel Affairs, Department of Defense, Crystal City, Virginia.

More Information

  • Rank

    Major

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense | POW/Missing Personnel Affairs | Department of Defense | Crystal City, Virginia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1999

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01958