Brent N. Jones, a native of Lafayette, TN and 1999 graduate of Macon County High School, was promoted to the rank of Major in the United States Air Force effective September 1, 2014. Major Jones graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He went on to attend law school at Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, where he graduated with a Juris Doctor in 2006.
Upon receiving his law degree, Major Jones received a direct commission as an Air Force Judge Advocate in May 2007 and was first assigned to Langley Air Force Base (AFB), Virginia, where he served in various capacities as Chief of Adverse Actions, Chief of Claims, and a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia. In July 2009, he was reassigned to Travis AFB, California, where he was assigned as Chief of Military Justice. During this assignment, Major Jones deployed to Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar, in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM.
Upon returning from deployment in January 2011, he became the Area Defense Counsel at Travis AFB, where he served until December 2012, when he was reassigned to the Government Trial and Appellate Division, Air Force Legal Operations Agency, as a Senior Trial Counsel. In December 2013, he received the additional distinction as a member of the Special Victim’s Unit. Major Jones is assigned to Joint Base Andrews, Maryland and currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia. Major Jones travels all over the world prosecuting the Air Force’s most complex cases.
Major Jones is still an active member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in the Galen community. His parents are Steve and Latise Jones and Brenda and Ronnie Holland. His grandparents are J.B. and Lucille Jones and Hillas and Elizabeth Swindle.