William A. Jones, Jr.
Colonel William A. Jones III was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Corps of Engineers from Officer Candidate School Class 14, TGGSC, Fort Riley, Kansas, 23 September 1949. His first duty assignment was as a Student Officer, Engineer Officers Basic Course, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Battalion S-4/Platoon Leader, 76th Engineer Construction Battalion, Okinawa/Korea; Staff Assistant Stock Control Officer, Engineer Section, Atlanta General Depot, Atlanta, Georgia; Technical Staff Officer, Engineer Section, Alaska General Depot, Fort Richardson, Alaska; Commander, Fort Custer, Battle Creek, Michigan; MAAG Advisor, 5th Vietnam Infantry Division, Sang Mao, Vietnam; Executive Officer, Marion Engineer Depot, Marion, Ohio; Chief, Distribution, Defense Construction Supply Agent, Defense Supply Agency, Columbus, Ohio; Assistant G-4, IX Corps, USARPAC, Okinawa; Director of Procurement, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Special Assistant to Commanding General, 1st Logistical Command, Long Binh, Vietnam; Director, Logistic Systems Design, Logistic Doctrine, Systems, and Readiness Agency, New Cumberland Pennsylvania; Commander, Defense Contract Administration District (Philadelphia), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. | Following his retirement, Colonel Jones was an Adjunct Professor of Management, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona.