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Old 12-25-2007, 05:35 AM
DutchPhil DutchPhil is offline
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General James Logan Jones, Jr., USMC, (born December 19, 1943) is the former Supreme Allied Commander, Europe (SACEUR) (2003-2006) and the Commander of the United States European Command (COMUSEUCOM) (2003-2006). From July 1999 to January 2003, General Jones was the 32nd Commandant of the Marine Corps.

As SACEUR, Jones led the Allied Command Operations (ACO), comprising NATO’s military forces in Europe, from the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, Mons, Belgium, General Jones relinquished command as SACEUR on December 7, 2006, and was succeeded by U.S. Army General John Craddock. [1] Jones retired from the United States Marine Corps on February 1, 2007 after 40 years of service. [2]

Early life

Jones was born in Kansas City, Missouri. Having spent his formative years in France, he returned to the United States to attend the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, from which he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1966. He played on the basketball team, while at Georgetown. He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps in January 1967.
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