THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT NAMES DARYL L. JONES TO BOARD OF VISITORS OF UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY The President today announced his intention to reappoint Senator
Daryl L. Jones to be a Member of the Board of Visitors to the United States Air Force Academy.
Senator Daryl L. Jones, of Miami, Florida, 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 graduated with honors from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1977, and graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 1987.
Under its charter the Board of Visitors is required to visit the Academy annually. It advises the Academy on the morale, discipline, curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, academic methods, and other matters relating to the Academy which the Board decides to consider.