Chief Master Sergeant Robert B. Jones is the Senior Enlisted Leader, Cryptologic and Cyber Systems Division, which falls under the Program Executive Officer (PEO), Command, Control, Communications, Information and Networks, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Materiel Command, with operations located at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

He is the senior enlisted advisor to the commander on enlisted health, welfare, and morale issues affecting cryptologic and information assurance product lifecycle management support for national and international communications security and signal intelligence systems. The Cryptologic and Cyber Systems Division leads a team of 1,500 military, civil service, and contract support personnel, acquiring and providing depot support for $3 billion in worldwide assets, with an acquisition and sustainment budget of $4.5 billion (FYDP) for the Department of Defense and national space systems. Additionally, the Division also shares a mission for Cyberspace support to Air Force Space Command and 24th Air Force to provide technology development, acquisition, sustainment and demilitarization of cyber systems and products that provide mission assurance. 

Chief Jones entered the Air Force in September 1998 and graduated technical training as a Telephone Maintenance Apprentice in May 1999. His assignments include bases within the National Capital Region, South Korea, Germany and Italy.  He also deployed in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH. Lastly, he served two Developmental Special Duty tours as the Operations Superintendent and as a Ceremonial Guardsman within The United States Air Force Honor Guard. 

2003 Airman Leadership School, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland 
2006 Associates Degree, Electronic Systems Technology, Community College of the Air Force 
2009 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Keesler AFB, Mississippi 
2012 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Course, National Defense University 
2013 Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Maxwell AFB, Alabama 
2018 Chief Leadership Course, Maxwell AFB, Alabama 

1. September 1998 – November 1998, Trainee, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, Texas 
2. November 1998 – May 1999, Student, Telephone Maintenance Apprentice Technical School, Sheppard AFB, Texas 
3. May 1999 – December 2003, Telephone Maintenance Journeyman, 89th Communications Squadron, Andrews AFB, Maryland 
4. June 2002 – September 2002, Telephone Maintenance Journeyman, 364th Expeditionary Communications Squadron, Ali Al Salem AB, Kuwait 
5. January 2004 – January 2005, Telephone Maintenance Journeyman, 51st Communications Squadron, Osan AB, Republic of Korea  
6. January 2005 – October 2007, Voice Network Systems Craftsman, 52nd Communications Squadron, Spangdahlem AB, Germany 
7. October 2007 – July 2011 – Superintendent, Standardization and Evaluations, The United States Air Force Honor Guard, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, District of Columbia 
8. August 2011 – January 2014, Section Chief, Andrews Network Control Station Maintenance, 89th Communications Squadron, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland 
9. February 2014 – May 2017, Superintendent, Operations, The United States Air Force Honor Guard, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, District of Columbia 
10. May 2017 – October 2017, Superintendent, Communications Maintenance Directorate, 606th Air Control Squadron, Aviano AB, Italy 
11. October 2017 – September 2018, Chief Enlisted Manager, 606th Air Control Squadron, Aviano AB, Italy 
12. October 2018 – February 2020, Superintendent, 31st Communications Squadron, Aviano AB, Italy 
13. February 2020 – March 2022, Chief Enlisted Manager, 78th Communications Directorate, Robins AFB, Georgia 
14. March 2022 – Present, Senior Enlisted Leader, Cryptologic & Cyber Systems Division, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas 

Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters 
Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster 
Air Force Achievement Medal with three oak leaf clusters 
Meritorious Unit Award 
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with three oak leaf clusters 

1998    Electronic Principles Technical School Top Graduate 
1999    Telephone Maintenance Technical School Top Graduate 
2006    52nd Communications Squadron, Noncommissioned Officer of the Year 
2006    52nd Fighter Wing, Ceremonial Guardsman of the Year 
2008    Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Ceremonial Guardsman of the Year (NCO) 
2009    Academic Achievement Award, Noncommissioned Officer Academy 
2012    89th Airlift Support Group, Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year 

Chief Master Sergeant – 1 Aug 2017 

(Current as of Jan 2023)