In service – Jones |

In service – Jones

Thomas W. Jones has been selected to receive an Air Force ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) scholarship at a selected host college or university. The cadet was selected on the basis of comprehensive tests scores, high school scholastic achievement, school officials’ evaluations, extra-curricular activities, and community involvement. The scholarship is designed to cover the cost of tuition, textbooks, laboratory and incidental fees.

Upon graduating from college and completing the ROTC program, the cadets are commissioned as second lieutenants in the Air Force. The new lieutenants select and enter various career field opportunities to train as pilots, navigators, engineers, medical, personnel, business management fields, and special operations.

Jones is the son of Thomas B. Jones and Kimberly L. Jones, both of Grass Valley.

Jones graduated in 2008 from Bear River High School.

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