Brigadier General Guy M. Jones, a native of Texarkana, Texas, was commissioned as an Infantry Officer in May 1994 from Texas A&M University. He holds both a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nuclear Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Military Arts and Science. Brigadier General Jones is a graduate of the US Army School of Advanced Military Studies.
Brigadier General Jones’ previous assignments include: Rifle Platoon Leader, Support Platoon Leader, and Battalion S4 for 2nd Battalion, 187 Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault); Aide-de-Camp for the Assistant Division Commander (Operations), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault); Battalion Adjutant and Assistant S3, 1st Battalion, 503 Infantry Regiment, Camp Casey, Korea; Assistant S3, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea; Regimental Training Officer, Alpha Company and Headquarters Company Commander, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment; 82nd Airborne Division Secretary to the General Staff; 82nd Airborne Division Chief of Plans and CJTF-82 Deputy CJ5; Operations Officer for 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment; Operations Officer for the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment; Commander, 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment; and the Assistant Executive Officer to the Army Deputy Chief of Staff G-3/5/7 at the Pentagon. Commanded 3rd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division at Fort Polk, LA, and was the G-3/5/7 of America’s First Corps at JBLM, WA. He commanded Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) at Fort Leavenworth, KS before going to Korea to serve as both the Deputy Commanding General for Support and Deputy Commanding General for Maneuver with 2nd Infantry Division.
Brigadier General Jones is a graduate of the Infantry Officer’s Basic and Advanced Courses, the Command and General Staff College, and the School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS), US Army War College Fellow at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution. His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (two oak leaf clusters), Bronze Star (one silver oak leaf clusters), Meritorious Service Medal (four oak leaf clusters), the Army Commendation Medal (V device and oak leaf cluster), the Army Achievement Medal (four oak leaf clusters), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal. Colonel Jones wears the Ranger and Pathfinder Tabs as well as the Combat and Expert Infantry Badges, Jumpmaster and the Airborne and Air Assault Badges.
Brigadier General Jones is married and they have two children.