THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES DARYL L. JONES TO BOARD OF VISITORS, U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY The President today announced his intention to appoint Senator
Daryl L. Jones, of Florida, as a Member of the Board of Visitors to the U.S. Air Force Academy.
Florida State Senator Jones was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 1990, and was selected by the Miami Herald as the House's most effective freshman legislator, later earning the same honor in his first term in the State Senate. While in the Air Force, he was an F-4 Phantom II jet fighter pilot and instructor pilot, serving as flight lead. Later, he served in the U.S. Air Force Reserves as an F-16 fighter pilot. A graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, he held the second highest position in military leadership as the Cadet Vice-Wing Commander.
Senator Jones was born May 31, 1955 in Jackson, Mississippi. He graduated with honors from the United States Air Force Academy in 1977, and graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 1987. Senator Jones and his wife, Myoushi Carter live in Miami with their three children, Derek, Durel, and Michele.
The Board of Visitors visits the Academy annually and inquires into the morale and discipline, the curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, academic methods, and other matters relating to the Academy which the Board decides to consider.