Carl Jones SR.

Carl started his career in the United States Air Force and after 24 years he retired as a Senior Master Sergeant where he was awarded a Bronze Star. During his time in the Air Force, Jones engaged in ground combat against an enemy of the United States from January 2010 – July 2010. In support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, Jones led 13 Security Forces Airmen on a force protection mission ensuring Shindand Air Base achieved Initial Operational Capability. 

Jones was assigned Operations Superintendent at Kadena Air Base where he planned, coordinated, implemented, and evaluated complex physical security projects including risk assessments, compliance reviews, identification media, maintenance service contracts, and responses to incidents. During the same assignment, Jones was hand selected as one of the “Best and Brightest” by the Inspector General to augment the Pacific Air Command’s Inspector General Team on two Operational Readiness Inspections. Jones was later assigned as Superintendent of Projects, and Programs at Kadena Air Base. During his assignment, he developed self-inspection programs for 50 facilities and orchestrated/oversaw a state-of-the-art security system for Kadena Air Base’s parking ramp which had a 4.2 Million dollar 2-level protection alarm system. 

By the time Jones retired in 2011, he was a decorated veteran with medals from Southwest Asia Service, Southeast Asia Service, Global War on Terrorism, Humanitarian Service, Afghanistan Campaign, Iraq Campaign, and a Bronze Star. Jones currently is President of an African American Mentor Program in Flagler County where he provides guidance and leadership to 60 mentors supporting 260 students. The program has given 20k in scholarships to graduating seniors over the past few years.


Years on Board:  1

Military Status: Former Senior Master Sergeant

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