Provided by Young Marines
The Young Marines, a national youth organization headquartered in Dumfries, hired Jeremy P. Jones, 41, as its new director of operations. Jones is responsible for assisting Col William P. Davis USMC (Ret.), who is the national executive director and CEO of the Young Marines, and all deputy directors with implementation, review and monitoring key planning documents.
In addition, Jones supports operational planning, execution and fiduciary oversight of National Director’s Special Programs (NDSP) and other unique events. He serves as the logistics coordinator in support of the board of directors, national executive director and deputy director-led meetings.
“I am proud to have this opportunity,” Jones said. “The Young Marines is a youth organization that’s top caliber and very professional. It’s all about teaching kids and instilling values.”
Jones has been a volunteer with the Young Marines for eight years, first as a training officer, Camp Pendleton Young Marines; executive officer, California Regiment; training officer, Division Six; unit commander, Spokane County Young Marines; and assistant division commander for Division Six.
“Jeremy is an accomplished leader,” said National Executive Director Bill Davis. “He brings excellent management experience and combines this with the drive and enthusiasm of a Marine. We welcome him to the national headquarters team.”
Jones is a retired Staff Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps.
The Young Marines is a national non-profit 501 c (3) youth education and service program for boys and girls, age eight through the completion of high school. The Young Marines promotes the mental, moral and physical development of its members. The program focuses on teaching the values of leadership, teamwork and self-discipline, so its members can live and promote a healthy, drug-free lifestyle.
Since the Young Marines’ humble beginnings in 1959 with one unit and a handful of boys, the organization has grown to 275 units with 9,200 youth and 2,760 adult volunteers in 40 states, the District of Columbia and Okinawa, with affiliates in other countries.
For more information, visit YoungMarines.com.