Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Dave Jones is a 1985 graduate of the United States Military Academy. He recently retired from the Army with over 27 years of peacetime and combat experience as an Infantry officer. He served in Desert Shield/Desert Storm in 1991 in combat operations in Iraq and a decade later in Kuwait, and most recently in Afghanistan, returning from a year deployment in June 2009, where he served as the Senior Mentor/Team Chief at the National Military Academy of Afghanistan (NMAA).
He has taught and authored Leadership and Ethics courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and earned Instructor of the Year honors in 2003 at the US Army Command and General Staff College. Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Jones frequently conducts numerous business leader seminars as a consultant, has presented at Leadership and Ethics Seminars/Forums at each of the Service Academies, at national college conferences and for five years ran the National Conference on Ethics in America (NCEA) at West Point.
From 2012 – 2017, he served as the Alexander Hottell Chair for Character Development and currently serves as a member of the Staff and Faculty at Simon Center for the Professional Military Ethic (SCPME), United States Military Academy.