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Honor Mission
James Marvin Jones Jr, Retired, Veteran
USAF –  Vietnam
Mesa, Arizona – 02-21-20

James Marvin Jones Jr. was a United States Air Force veteran. He proudly served his country in the US Air Force from 1965 to 1985.  Lt Col Jones was trained as Air Weapons Controller. He also served as Personnel Programs Officer and Staff Officer. He was Director of Personnel Management for 4 years 7 months. He served two deployments in Vietnam. Also two years in Alaska and finished his career at Williams AFB Arizona. Notable training included Air and Weapons Controller Courses, Interceptor Weapons Schools, Combat Operations Specialist Courses, Personnel Officer Course, CBPO Chief Management, Air Command and Staff College. Lt Col. Jones was released from active duty and honorably discharged in November 1985.
While in the service of his country Lt Col Jones earned the Meritorious Service Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Air Force Commendation Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Combat Readiness Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Air Force Longevity Service Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon.After retirement from Air Force James Jones was active in the City of Mesa serving on the Chamber of Commerce. Also served in raising funds for the Banner Hospital and in the construction of the Banner Heart Hospital.

Staging Time: 11:00

Meldrum Mortuary and Crematory
52 N Macdonald
Mesa, Arizona 85201

Ride Captain:

Tim Gentry, 402-210-7857,
Lead Road Guard: Stephen “Stevie Wonder” Hill

Special Instructions:

Approach quietly. Services are 10:00 AM till 11:00 AM
Road Guard Briefing 11:30 AM
KSU to National: 11:40 AM
Circle of Honor: 1:00 PM at National
Military Honors: 1:30 PM
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 02-21-20
Staging Time: 12:40

National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona
23029 Cave Creek Road
Phoenix, Arizona 852024

Ride Captain:

Tim Gentry, 402-210-7857,
Flag Captain: TBD

Special Instructions:

Meet Flag Captain at Visitor’s Center
Circle of Honor: 1:00 PM
Flag Line Set: 1:15 PM
Military Honors: 1:30 PM
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Bill Wooster
Position: Arizona State Captain

Note: You do not have to own/ride a motorcycle or be a veteran to join, and membership is Free. The only requirement is RESPECT! To subscribe to receive mission notices, log into the National Site and click on the Members tab at the top. Select the Subscribe to PGR Missions option.
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