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Colonel Otis C. Jones Was Nominated By The My Black Colorado Community To Be Featured

Featured Nominee
Colonel Otis C. Jones
Vice Superintendent,
U.S. Air Force Academy
Colorado Springs, C O


 

The Vice Superintendent, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado. He serves as chief operations officer and executive advisor to the Superintendent. He is the principal coordinating agent for all command matters.

Prior to his current assignment, Col Jones was the commander, 374th Airlift Wing, Yokota Air Base, Japan. In this capacity, he was responsible for the management, training, command and control of the Department of Defense’s only airlift wing in the Pacific theater.

Col Jones hails from Selma, Alabama and is a 1995 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. He completed undergraduate pilot training in 1997 at Corpus Christi Naval Air Station, Texas and served as a Flight Examiner and an Instructor Aircraft Commander in the C-130E Hercules and C-17A Globemaster III. Col Jones has flown numerous combat sorties supporting Operations SOUTHERN WATCH, JOINT GUARD, IRAQI FREEDOM, and ENDURING FREEDOM, as well as worldwide missions delivering humanitarian aid and vital supplies. Additionally, he has held a variety of positions at the squadron, group, major command, headquarters Air Force, and joint headquarters levels.

Photo And Biography Credits:
U.S. Air Force Academy

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