Gen. David Jones: a legacy of efficiency, transformation
Retired Gen. David Jones, who passed away Aug. 10 at age 92 [“Jones a ‘visionary’ leader,” Aug. 26 issue], was a transformational military leader of the post-Vietnam period. Without his efforts, our military today would be less efficient and effective.
Gen. Jones left college to join the Army Air Corps shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor, served in Korea and Vietnam, and was a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1974 to 1982 — a longer term than anyone before or since, with four years as Air Force chief of staff and four years as JCS chairman.
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This article was originally published in Air Force Times.
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