LTC Aaron L. Jones (Photo by Linda Lambiotte)
Lieutenant Colonel Aaron L. Jones assumed command of AFSBn-Benelux May 2020.
LTC Jones was most recently assigned as a sustainment planner, U.S. Army North, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Prior to that, LTC Jones’ leadership assignments and
duties include platoon leader in the 588th Maintenance Company, 19th Maintenance Battalion, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; executive officer in the 226th Maintenance Company,
19th Maintenance Battalion; commander of Alpha and then Headquarters and Headquarters Companies in the 23rd Quartermaster Brigade, Fort Lee, Virginia;
Brigade Logistics Support Team chief, Army Field Support Battalion-Carson, 407th AFSB, Fort Carson, Colorado; S4 for the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th
Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado; S3 for the 43rd Sustainment Brigade, Fort Carson, Colorado; sustainment planner in the Canadian Joint Operations Command, Ottawa, Canada, as part of the Military Personnel Exchange Program; deputy Sustainment Readiness Division chief, U.S. Army North, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
LTC Jones deployed to Iraq as an accountable officer in the Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 19th Maintenance Battalion; to Al Hillah, Iraq, as an advisor to an Iraqi Army Brigade on a military transition team; to Kandahar, Afghanistan, as brigade logistics support team chief; to Puerto Rico in support of Hurricane Maria relief efforts as the Deputy and Joint Forces Land Component Command J-4 (logistics); to Kabul, Afghanistan, as the deputy director of Operations in the Headquarters, Resolute Support.
LTC Jones is a graduate of the Quartermaster Officer Basic Course and Command and General Staff College. He is Joint Professional Military Education/Military Educational Level 4 qualified and completed the Defense Support to Civil Authorities Phase II course (Department of Defense).
He joined the Army in 1996 and served as a combat medic at Fort Hood, Texas, for nearly three years. He received a Green to Gold scholarship and then completed his Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of Utah and a Master of Science in leadership with emphasis in disaster preparedness from Grand Canyon University. He went on to commission as a Quartermaster Officer in 2001.
LTC Jones’ awards and decorations include two Bronze Star Medals, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, four Meritorious Service Medals, two Army Commendation Medals, the Joint Service Achievement Medal, two Army Achievement Medals, Joint Meritorious and Army Superior Unit Awards, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the three National Defense Service Medals, three Afghanistan Campaign Medals, four Iraq Campaign Medals, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals, the Armed Forces Service Medal, the Humanitarian Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon (with Numeral 3), two NATO Medals, a U.S. Public Health Service Outstanding Unit Citation, and the Expert Field Medical Badge.
LTC Jones is a native of Utah. He is married and he has six children.