spacerExecutive Officer

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Commander Josh Jones is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated from Georgia State University in 1999, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance. Jones commissioned in 2001 through Officer Candidate School, in Pensacola, Florida. He subsequently entered flight training and earned his wings in December 2002.


His naval aviation assignments include Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 Lancers, Fighter Attack Squadron (VFA) 106 Gladiators, VAQ-129 Vikings, and VAQ-136 Gauntlets.  He has flown the EA-6B Prowler, F/A-18 Hornet, F/A-18 Super Hornet, EA-18 Growler, and deployed aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and USS Ronald Regan (CVN 76).


Jones’s operational joint assignments include Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Squadron 1, Joint Special Operations Task Force, Iraq, Aviation Tactics Evaluation Group (AVTEG) with Joint Special Operations Command, Joint Special Operations Task Force, Afghanistan, and US Central Command Combined Air Operations Center. He has deployed in support of Operations Unified Assistance, Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, and Inherent Resolve.


Jones served as a Joint Operations Officer for AVTEG Fires, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, prior to Navy Recruiting District, Chicago.


He has served as part of units awarded the Battle “E” Effectiveness Award, the Radford Award, and the Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation.




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