Jones was one of the two soldiers supposedly held captive by a group of scientists in an unknown bunker. When James Heller was kidnapped during his military tour, he came across Jones and another soldier Kaley, who were being held inside a cage, after escaping his cell.
Jones informed Heller that the scientists had been conducting experiments with the viral samples they had acquired from the first Manhattan outbreak. However, unknown to Heller, he was actually being tested for recruitment into Blackwatch and Jones along with Kaley were only part of the test. When Heller refused to shoot Santos, a man Jones claimed had been infected despite showing no outward symptoms, Jones sedated Heller as he had failed the test. James later awoke with no memory of Jones or the events in the bunker.