Dr. Jones joined the Defense Security Cooperation University (DSCU)
in December 2016 as an instructor in the School of Security
Cooperation Studies. He teaches students from across the Security
Cooperation enterprise in courses like SCO-220, Fundamentals and
Application of Security Cooperation Organization Operations; IPTN-201,
International Purchaser Security Cooperation Logistics and Finance;
and SC-301, Advanced Security Cooperation Management Seminar.
Dr. Jones retired as colonel from the Air Force, serving in several
security cooperation roles as a logistician and Latin America FAO. Most
of his overseas duties were in the SOUTHCOM AOR, where he planned
combined, interagency counterdrug operations while assigned to
USMILGP-Bolivia, served as the deputy commander of Joint Task
Force – Bravo in Honduras, and represented the USAF as the Air
Attaché in Peru. He also served as a security cooperation planner on
the USNORTHCOM staff and commanded the Defense Language
Institute English Language Center. He has deep experience in military
institutions of higher learning, having served as an award-winning
instructor in the Air Force Academy’s History Department and later as
an professor in the USAF’s School of Advanced Air and Space Studies.
He earned his PhD in Business History from Johns Hopkins University,
published articles, and presented at conferences around the country.