Eben D. Jones



Preferred Name: 
Jonesy

Nickname/Call Sign: Jonesy

Date of Birth: February 19, 1942

Highest Military Grade Held:

Hometown: Spencerport, NY

Biography

On April 7, 1968, Capt. Eben “Jonesy” Jones became the first F-100F Misty FAC pilot to reach 100 missions. One-quarter of all Misty FAC aircrews were shot down, including Jones, who was shot down (but recovered by rescue forces) on his 100th mission.

Units Assigned

  • 1965 4514th Combat Crew Training Squadron/4510th Combat Crew Training Wing, Luke AFB, AZ
  • 1965-1967 7272nd Fighter Training Wing, Wheelus AFB, Libya
  • 1967 306th Tactical Fighter Squadron/31st Tactical Fighter Wing, Tuy Hoa AB, Vietnam (F-100)
  • 1967-1968 37th Tactical Fighter Wing/Phu Cat Commando Sabre (Misty 25) Phu Cat AB, Vietnam (F-100)

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

F-100

Military Education

Civilian Education

Biography

Biography

On April 7, 1968, Capt. Eben “Jonesy” Jones became the first F-100F Misty FAC pilot to reach 100 missions. One-quarter of all Misty FAC aircrews were shot down, including Jones, who was shot down (but recovered by rescue forces) on his 100th mission.

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 1965 4514th Combat Crew Training Squadron/4510th Combat Crew Training Wing, Luke AFB, AZ
  • 1965-1967 7272nd Fighter Training Wing, Wheelus AFB, Libya
  • 1967 306th Tactical Fighter Squadron/31st Tactical Fighter Wing, Tuy Hoa AB, Vietnam (F-100)
  • 1967-1968 37th Tactical Fighter Wing/Phu Cat Commando Sabre (Misty 25) Phu Cat AB, Vietnam (F-100)

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

F-100

Military Education

Civilian Education

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