CAPT William S. Jones III

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Position: Associate Professor – Sophomore Cadets

Branch: Armor

College(s) attended: University of Nevada – Las Vegas

Contact info: 802.485.2949 / wjones@norwich.edu

Captain William Jones graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2005 with a degree in History. Captain Jones commissioned as a 2LT in the US Army Armor Corps.

After Officer Basic and Airborne School, Captain Jones was assigned to Fort Wainwright where he served with 5th Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion as a Rifle Company Platoon Leader and a MGS Specialty Platoon Leader in Iraq. Captain Jones then served as an OCS Instructor at Fort Benning where he assisted the commissioning of 200 2nd Lieutenants.

After completing the Captains Career Course and the Cavalry Leaders Course, Captain Jones served many roles in the 5th Squadron 4th Cavalry Regiment in Fort Riley, Kansas in 2012. First Captain Jones served as the Assistant S3 in Headquarters Troop. He then commanded Alpha Troop of the 5th Squadron 4th Cavalry Regiment. Currently Captain Jones is the MS2 Assistant Professor of Military Science.

Captain Jones’ awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal (2), Meritorious Unit Commendation, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, a Parachutist Badge, and a Meritorious Service Medal. Captain Jones is Combative Level 4 qualified and competitively fights for the Army.

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