Rank/Name/MOS: COL JOHN B. JONES, USMC 123-45-6789/9914/0302
DOR: 1 November 1998
Address: 867 Robert Circle,
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 92063
Height/Weight: 70”/171 lbs.
Contact Info: Voice: 444-333-9999
CURRENT ASSIGNMENTS 1. Since May 1998. Commanding Officer, Reserve Support Unit, IMA-Det., Camp Pendleton, CA. Instrumental in developing enhancements to Reserve IMA support of the Active Component. Special Staff Officer project, CG MARFORPAC on IMA utilization. Provided analytical support to MARFORPAC initiative formulating IMA utilization in future roles and missions. Helped prepare CG presentation for the Commandant.
2. 1994-Present. Member Adjunct Faculty, Naval War College, Responsible for amphibious operations instruction to approximately 200 Regular officers of all armed services and other nations attending Naval War College each year.
3. 1998-Present. Board of Trustees, Reserve Officer Assoc.
4. 1994-Present. Member, Editorial Board Marine Corps Gazette.
EDUCATION 1975 J.D. (with honors) University of Indiana
1971 B.A. Harvard University
PERSONAL AWARDS Legion of Merit; Meritorious Service Medal; Navy Commendation Medal; Combat Action Ribbon; Meritorious Unit Commendation; Organized Marine Corps Reserve Medal with four stars; National Defense Medal; Armed Forces Reserve Medal; Expert rifle/pistol.
MILITARY SCHOOLS 1995 Landing Force Staff Planning (MEB) (Coronado)
1994 Reserve Components National Security (Pensacola)
1990-91 Command and Staff I and II (Quantico)
1988 Law of War (Newport)
1985-86 AWS I and II (Quantico)
1981 International Law (U.S. Army JAG School)
1975 Embarkation for Amphibious Ops (Okinawa)
1975-76 TBS (Finished 20th out of class of 232)
MARINE CORPS DUTY
1998-Present. Commanding Officer, RSU IMA-Det., Camp Pendleton, CA; Member Adjunct Faculty, Naval War College. Also served as Special Staff Officer for CG MARFORPAC on USMCR IMA Roles and Missions.
1992-96. Commanding Officer, 25th Marines; Awarded Legion of Merit. July 1993: Served as Special Operations Officer, Reserve Affairs, HOMC.
1987-91. PP&O IMA-Det., Washington, D.C. (Taught week-long courses to active duty Marines 3-4 times per year)
1982-86. S-3A, 3/24. Included CAX ATD, Twentynine Palms; cold weather survival ATD.
1980-82. Commanding Officer, Co. “5”, 3/24; Commended for company’s performance in cold weather exercise ATD at Ft. Wainwright, Alaska.
1978-80. 3rd CAG, Los Angeles, CA, completed tour as S-3, 1980; U. S. Army JAG School, Charlottesville (1978); Civil Affairs Augmentee in series of Solid Shield Exercises; Commended for augmentation in Exercise Cold Bear; Augmentee in Exercise Display Boldness
1975-78. Active Duty: MCRD San Diego, Series Officer, Defense Counsel, Legal Assistance Counsel.