LTC Darrell "Edward" Jones, DO, FAAFP

Physician, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Assistant Professor, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Department of Family Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland; Adjunct Faculty, Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC) Family Medicine Residency Program, Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Dr. Jones serves as the chief of primary care for family member and soldier care. He earned his osteopathic medical degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Davie, Florida, in 2005, and he completed his family medicine residency at WAMC. He is one of the few physicians to serve at the Military Free-Fall School in Yuma, Arizona, where he gained unique knowledge of high-altitude medicine and free-fall and skydiving injuries. Dr. Jones deployed to Afghanistan twice in three years and spent 13 months supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. He served for two years as the student coordinator and director of medical simulation for the WAMC family medicine program, and he received the Family Medicine Faculty of the Year Award for two consecutive years. For the past 10 years, Dr. Jones has moonlighted in multiple emergency departments, treating 2,500 patients annually. In addition, he has presented at the Uniformed Services Academy of Family Physicians annual conference for the past three years and volunteers as an adjunct member of the faculty for the WAMC Family Medicine Residency Program.