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Ronald A. Jones.

Retired Capt. Ronald A. Jones, SC, USN passed away Sept. 19, 2010, at INOVA Mount Vernon Hospital, Va. Capt. Jones served 28 years in the Navy, and retired in 1981.

Upon graduation from the University of California, (Berkeley), he entered the Navy Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island. He was commissioned an Ensign in 1953 and graduated from the Navy Supply Corps School in Athens, Ga. in 1954. Upon graduation, he served afloat aboard the USS Agerholm (DD 826), USS Kearsarge (CV 33), and USS Dixie (AD 14). Ashore, he served in a variety of logistics and contracts assignments, including NAS Pensacola, Fla., and the Defense Supply Center Columbus, Ohio. He deployed to Vietnam in 1966 as Director of Logistics for the SEABEES, with the 30th Naval Construction Regiment and later the 3rd Naval Construction Brigade. In 1971, he served as Director of Contracts for the Defense Contract Administration Office, Birmingham, Ala. He next served at the Naval Sea Retired Capt. Ronald A. Jones, SC, USN passed away Sept. 19, 2010, at INOVA Mount Vernon Hospital, Va. Capt. Jones served 28 years in the Navy, and retired in 1981. Upon graduation from the University of California, (Berkeley), he entered the Navy Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island. He was commissioned an Ensign in 1953 and graduated from the Navy Supply Corps School in Athens, Ga. in 1954. Upon graduation, he served afloat aboard the USS Agerholm (DD 826), USS Kearsarge (CV 33), and USS Dixie (AD 14). Ashore, he served in a variety of logistics and contracts assignments, including NAS Pensacola, Fla., and the Defense Supply Center Columbus, Ohio. He deployed to Vietnam in 1966 as Director of Logistics for the SEABEES, with the 30th Naval Construction Regiment and later the 3rd Naval Construction Brigade. In 1971, he served as Director of Contracts for the Defense Contract Administration Office, Birmingham, Ala. He next served at the Naval Sea

Capt. Jones is survived by his wife Joan, and his children Elsa, Erik and Wes.

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Title Annotation:Obituaries
Publication:Navy Supply Corps Newsletter
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Mar 1, 2011
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