SSG William Jones

SSG William Jones

Dates of Service: 1968 - 1999
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Promotions

  • PVT Mar 68
  • PV2 Jul 68
  • PFC
  • SPC 71
  • CPL
  • SP5 72
  • SGT 91
  • SSG Sep 93

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Bio 

Entered "Pre-Basic" (BCT orders were not cut yet) at Fort Jackson, SC in 1968. BCT/AIT Fort Polk, LA in 1969 for 17 weeks, including "zero week". Started first MOS as Clerk Typist, moved into Company Clerk slot. Left military in 1974 as SP5. Rejoined in 1990 as Specialist, later promoted to SGT, then SSG. Drill Sgt. School graduate-Ft. Knox, 19K graduate-Knox, 95B-McClellan, Deployed 1991 to SWA. Retired as County Executive Director (CED), having managed the day-to-day activities of the USDA field service center and its employees. The CED and most county office staff legally are employees of elected committees rather than the federal government, although their salaries come from federal funds.

Military Experiences

Jun 1991 - Feb 1999
Tank Crewman
I am retired, but the above was my last duty station. I was trained to be a highly proficient crew member of an M1 Abrams tank, with the ability to function at any of the 4 crew stations on the vehicle.
1968 - 1999
Retired
Drill Sergeant
Basic Combat Training for recruits.
Jan 1991 - May 1991
Project Manager
Receiving, processing, interning, and prepping EPW's for future repatriation. Insure that my area of responsibility meets all of its international obligations under the 1949 Geneva Conventions for the Protection of War Victims.
Separated from service in 1999 from A/3/2/399/100. Deployed
Compound/Pod Project Manager

Deployments

(6 months)
Dec 1990 - May 1991
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Operation Desert Shield/Storm
Entered theater as MP 95Bravo trainee from Fort McClellan and was awarded MOS in theater.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Jul 1996 - Sep 1996

Drill Sergeant School - Ft. Knox, KY

Oct 1991 - Feb 1995

Oct 1991 - Feb 1995

95B Military Police

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Nov 1993 - Feb 1999

19K M1 Armor Crewman

Oct 1991 - Feb 1995

Cavalry Scout 19D

Nov 1994 - Jan 1995

Basic Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) Common Leader Training

Mar 1969 - May 1969

76A Supply Clerk

Security Clearance
Secret
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