William C. Jones

JONES,WILLIAM
William C. Jones

William C. Jones

Colonel  William C. Jones was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 19 May 1945, Class 448. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader and Troop Executive Officer, 3d Infantry Division, 11th Constab Sqdn, Germany; Aide-de-Camp to Assistant Commandant, The Armor School, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Executive Officer and Company Commander, Tank Company, 2d Battalion, 2d ACR, Augsburg, Germany; Assistant S-3, Headquarters 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment, Nurnberg, Germany; Logistics Staff Officer, Chief of Staff of Logistics, DA, Washington, D.C.; Military Intelligence Staff Officer (Headquarters Caribbean Command), Panama Canal Zone; Commanding Officer and S-3, Headquarters Division Trains, 1st Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas;  Assistant PMS, Central Michigan University, Mt Pleasant, Michigan; Commanding General, Support Group, Joint Security Area, UNorth Carolina, PanmuNew Jerseyom, Korea; Combat Development Staff Officer, Headquarters CD.C., Institute of Special Studies, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Commanding Officer, USATC, Armor (17th Battalion), Fort Knox, Kentucky; Senior Advisor, U.S. Army Military Assistant Command, Vietnam; Deputy DIO, Headquarters, USATC, Infantry, Fort Lewis, Washington. | His awards and decorations include: Vietnam Armed Forces Honor Medal, Korean Order of Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (5 Oak Leaf Clusters), Bronze Star, Legion of Merit.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1971

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00530