MAJ Kenneth "Daniel" Jones

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MAJ Kenneth "Daniel" Jones

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Major Jones is a National Security Law Attorney and Army Element Staff Judge Advocate at U.S. Strategic Command, a global warfighting combatant command. In his portfolio, he advises on international and operational law related to strategic deterrence, nuclear operations, and targeting. Major Jones commissioned to the Judge Advocate General’s Corps in 2011. His previous assignments include serving as Brigade Judge Advocate – 116th Military Intelligence Brigade (Aerial Intelligence), U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command; Senior Trial Counsel – Fort Leonard Wood and Maneuver Support Center of Excellence; Special Assistant United States Attorney – Fort Bliss, Texas; Command Judge Advocate – 3rd Brigade Combat Team (Forward); Trial Counsel –3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division.

Major Jones deployed to Afghanistan, where he served as a Command Judge Advocate to an infantry unit operating under U.S. Forces Afghanistan and the NATO International Security Assistance Force. Prior to joining the Army, Major Jones interned in the Office of Presidential Personnel at The White House, completed an externship for a Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and clerked for two law firms focusing on litigation and corporate law.

Major Jones obtained his B.A. with distinction from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee and his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School, where he was a member of the Dean’s List. He also holds an L.L.M. in Military Law, with a national security concentration, from The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School.

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