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BG (Ret) Gary M. Jones – Independent Consultant and Lint Center Mentor

BG Jones RET


     General Jones as President at Myrmidon Consulting, LLC brings over 28 years Military experience as a seasoned Military Leader that Commanded at all levels of the Army’s tactical and operational formations.  General Jones is recognized as a proven, experienced-forged senior  leader in military and international affairs.  He managed programs and deployments at  the national and international levels, with extensive operational expertise in Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia, the Caribbean, Central America and the Middle  East. 

     During the Afghanistan War he served as the Deputy Director of Military Operations for the Central Intelligence Agencies Counter Terrorism Center as a principal advisor to the Director.  He served in Europe as the Sub-Unified Commander of Special Operations Command Europe and his last position prior to retirement from Military Service was as the Commander of the United States Army Special Forces Command a 9,700 man forces with worldwide responsibility for fighting the Global War on Terrorism.  After leaving Military service, BG Jones served as SVP of Saffron Technology an innovative Software Company providing state of the art analytical support to DOD and the IC community and as SVP for Performance Materials, Inc. which offered innovative armor solutions, security solutions and nylon products for the Department of Defense and other Governmental Agencies. Additionally, BG Jones has provided consulting support to USSOCOM as a senior mentor to  the Unified Quest series exercises and to the JCS J7 for Irregular Warfare doctrinal review.


     Jones is an alumna of Louisiana State University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and is a graduate of the Army War College and the Conflict Management and Negotiations programs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University and the Greensboro School of Leadership.

Mission Statement:
The mission of the Lint Center for National Security Studies is to foster and further the educational development and opportunities for the next generation of America’s Counterintelligence and National Security Workers.  The Center focuses on empowering individuals, enhancing the study of national security issues, and enabling emerging leaders to be mentored by established current-and-former industry experts.

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The Lint Center for National Security Studies, Inc., founded in 2007, is a private non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization created to award merit-based scholarships for Counterintelligence and National Security Workers, their children and scholars, and to advance the study of National Security, cross-cultural studies, and global understanding.
The Center aims to:

  1. Identify promising individuals and assist in educational pursuits through scholarship initiatives
  2. Provide talented individuals with a meaningful leadership development mentoring program by current-and-former Counterintelligence and National Security Workers
  3. Create a forum for the dissemination and discussion of National Security Studies through the Center’s online Web-portal

All donations and contributions to the Lint Center are allocated solely to the Center’s scholarship funds. All actions and activities by the Lint Center are conducted by unpaid staff and volunteers. The Center is Veteran and minority operated and managed.

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SGT Jennifer Flory was winner of Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship, had an interesting idea on use of Scrap Metal for a safer Middle East which she describes in her essay. As she states it can put the power back into the hands of the people. SGT Flory has served a tour an interesting assignment in Iraq and earned a Bronze Star. --- Press Release - Photos of winners in Iraq

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Joe Linhart, winner of Virginia and Frank Misselhorn Memorial Scholarship, takes a look at Effects Based Operations in his essay. --- Press Release

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January 2014  
William White
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January 2013 July 2013

Megan Rosenberger

A. Thorpe

Denae Ford

Alana Perez

January 2012 July 2012

Miguel Ibarra

Zach Przystup

Greg Williamson

Michelle Shevin-Coetzee

Joey Kirshy

January 2011 July 2011

 

Devin Hernandez

Matt Richardson

Sabeena Shaikh

Joshua Basquez

January 2010 July 2010

1LT John Deniston

Jordan Harms

Ms. K, Name Withheld

One Deployed Unnamed

Boris K

Jordan Daniels

Trevor Kennedy

 

Spring 2009 Fall 2009

JOHN M.

Juan Rodrigo T. Ricafort

January 2008 July 2008

Tim Coleman

First Winner

SGT, Jennifer Flory

Joe Linhart

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Scholarship submission dates are twice a year in January and July.
Total Awards Granted 32
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Lee and Byun International Relations and Cultural Awareness Scholarship

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