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Charles J. Jones

Charles J. Jones

Died: September 20, 2006

Rank: Sergeant First Class

Unit: 149th Brigade Combat Team, Kentucky Army National Guard

Branch: U.S. Army

Sergeant First Class Charles “Jason” Jones died in Camp Liberty, Iraq, on September 20, 2006, while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. The 29-year-old medic was assigned to the 149th Brigade Combat Team, which is commanded by his father, Colo­nel Charles T. Jones. Colonel Jones was serving in Tikrit, Iraq, at the time of his son’s death. Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher ordered flags in the state to be flown at half-staff in the days leading up to Jones’s funeral. He was buried in Locust Grove Cemetery in Keavy, Kentucky.

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Last Updated: July 11, 2023
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