Jacksonville Coast Guardsman, 9/11 first responder retires after 30-year military career

NAVAL STATION MAYPORT, Fla. – A Coast Guardsman most recently assigned to Afloat Training Group at Naval Station Mayport, Fla., ended his 30-year Coast Guard career surrounded by 100 friends, family members and peers during his retirement ceremony at Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville, Fla., Friday morning. Michael James Jones, 47, enlisted in the Coast Guard May 11, 1983, with his mother’s...