JTF CapMed Leadership - Major General Steve Jones
MG Steve Jones was born in Fort McPherson, Ga. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1974 and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1978. He completed his training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He earned a master’s of science degree in National Security Studies from the National War College.Previous assignments include Commanding General, Pacific Regional Medical Command and Tripler Army Medical Center; Assistant Surgeon General for Force Projection, U.S. Army Medical Command; Command Surgeon, U.S. Army Cadet Command; Command Surgeon, Multi-National Force-Iraq; Command Surgeon, Combined/Joint Civil Military Operations Task Force-Bagram, Afghanistan; Commander, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital; Command Surgeon, United States Southern Command; Medical Director, TRICARE Northeast; Commander, DeWitt Army Community Hospital; University Physician, National Defense University; Deputy Commander for Clinical Services, Womack Army Medical Center; Commander, Medical Element, Joint Task Force Bravo, Honduras; Division Surgeon, 25th Infantry Division (Light); Director, Coronary Care Unit, Director, Cardiology Clinic, and Assistant Chief, Cardiology Service, Tripler Army Medical Center; and Director, Cardiology Clinic, Walter Reed Army Medical Center.MG Jones is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Armed Forces Staff College, and National War College. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, a member of the American College of Physicians, and American College of Physician Executives.His awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Legion of Merit with second oak leaf cluster, Bronze Star Medal with oak leaf cluster, Defense Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with third oak leaf cluster, Joint Service Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster, Army Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster, Army Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award with oak leaf cluster, Army Superior Unit Award with oak leaf cluster, Combat Medical Badge, Ranger Tab, Air Assault Badge, Parachutist Badge, and Expert Field Medical Badge.