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Brigadier General Gary Jones (2023)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-04-27

Duration: 00:23:29

Subjects: Military | United States. Army


  • Merrick, Robyn Host
  • Denison, John Host
  • Jones, Marshall Interviewee
  • Jones, Helen Interviewee
  • Tenet, George Interviewee


This segment from the 2023 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and speech by retired Brigadier General Gary M. Jones accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Jones, a native of Shreveport, served a distinguished 28-year career in the United States Army, including roles as: the Deputy Commander of Special Forces Command and Deputy Commander for Clandestine Military Operations, Counter Terrorism Center, and Central Intelligence Agency. His profile includes interviews with: Marshall Jones, his lifelong friend; Helen Jones, his wife; and George Tenet, former CIA director. Hosts: John Denison and Robyn Merrick