M. Sgt. Paul Eugene Jones

Branch of Service: Army

Conflict: Korean War (1950-1953)

Years of Service: 1950-1970

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Paul Eugene Jones, Jr. (Born March 9, 1928. Passed away January 17, 2013) – Was a Combat Veteran during the Korean and Vietnam conflicts. He retired from the U.S. Army as a Master Sergeant after 20+ years of service (which includes service in the Navy during WW II, Arizona National Guard during the Korean conflict and the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War).

A dedicated and honorable soldier, Paul E. Jones, Jr. received many decorations, medals, badges, commendations, citations and campaign ribbons during his service. His Badges include: Combat Infantryman (Korea), Combat Infantryman (Vietnam), Joint Chiefs of Staff, Expert Rifle and Carbine, Sharpshooter Rifle and Carbine and Recon DO Patch. His Military Medals (awards) include: American Campaign, Victory Medal WW II, 2 Bronze Stars (1 Korea, 1 Vietnam), 2 Army Commendations, RVN Gallantry Cross with Star/Palm, RVN Honor Medal (EM), ROK Korean Medal, 4 Army Good Conduct Medals, 2 National Defense Medals, Korean Service Medal (2 Battle Stars), United Nations Medal, Armed Forces Exped. Medal (Korea), U.S. Vietnam Service Medal (5 Battle Stars), and RVA Campaign Medal with Device. His Unit Citations include: an Army Presidential Unit Citation (Korea), Army Meritorious Unit Citation (VN), Korean Presidential Unit Citation and Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation.

His commitment to his fellow soldiers (Buddies and Brothers) was his greatest priority during his years of service. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends and he will be remembered as a true American by future generations.

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