319thBG, C.O. Gen David "Davey" Jones Doolittle Raider/Click on Photo) USAF Photo
David M. Jones, 0-22482, Major General
Pilot Crew 3
Graduated Tucson High School, Tucson, Arizona, 1932; graduated University of Arizona, 1936 and commissioned as Second Lieutenant, Cavalry. Enlisted in National Guard, June, 1932. Was on active duty as Second Lieutenant with 8th Cavalry for one year then began pilot training in June, 1937. Gained rating as pilot in June, 1938 and served with 17th Bomb Group at March and McChord Fields. After Tokyo Raid, served in North Africa and was shot down over Bizerte on December 4, 1942. Spent 2-1/2 years as POW in Stalag Luft III. Has graduated from Command and General Staff School, Armed Forces Staff College, and National War College. Has had varied operational assignments since World War II as bases in Louisiana, Virginia, North Carolina, Texas, and Ohio. Served overseas as 47th Bomb Wing Commander at Sculthorpe, England. Decorations include the Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal, Purple Heart, Commendation Ribbon, and the Chinese Order of Yung Hui, 5th Class.