Provide the Hero community of JRTC and Fort Johnson with excellence in responsive and reliable comprehensive dental care through Warrior-Focused oral health services improving unit readiness through steadfast determination to serve those who serve


MONDAY- FRIDAY: 0800-1600

LUNCH: 1130-1215

SHIRA DENTAL CLINIC - 531-2121/ 531-4319/531-4096

CHESSER DENTAL CLINIC- 531-4833/ 531-4804

HOSPITAL DENTAL CLINIIC- 531-3729/ 531-3730/ 531-3731


COL Suzanne Jones

COL Suzanne Jones is a native of Staten Island, New York.  She received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Wagner College and went on to the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine graduating with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2002.  Upon graduation she completed a 1 year GPR at the Albany, NY Veteran’s Administration and then another 1 year GPR at the Biloxi, MS Veteran’s Administration.  She worked in private practice for 5 years and then received a Direct Accession as Captain.  She snow-birded 1 year at Schofield Barracks, HI before entering the 2 year AEGD Residency and now is a board certified comprehensive dentist.

Upon graduating residency, she deployed as the Command Dental Surgeon in Kuwait (2012-2013), OIC of Ft. Story Dental Clinic, VA (2013-2016), OIC of Rader Dental Clinic, VA (2016-2020), and Deputy Commander at Ft. Meade DENTAC and OIC of Epes Dental Clinic, MD (2020-2024). 

COL Jones is a graduate of the AMEDD Officer Basic Course, AMEDD Combat Casualty Care Course, the Brigade Dental Surgeon Course, AMEDD Officer Advanced Course, and the Dental Management Development Course.  She is also a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry.

COL Jones’ awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC), the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Armed Forces Service Medal, and 2 Overseas Service Ribbons.

COL Jones is looking forward to meeting her new Ft. Johnson DENTAC team!



Sergeant First Class (SFC) Angel M. Suarez-Marquez

Sergeant First Class (SFC) Angel M. Suarez-Marquez is a native of Cayey, Puerto Rico. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in November of 2012 and attended Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma immediately followed by Advanced Individual Training at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas to become a Dental Specialist (68E). His duty assignments include: Senior Enlisted Leader at Fort Johnson Dental Health Activity, Louisiana, S3 Operations NCOIC for the 61st Multifunctional Medical Battalion at Fort Cavazos. First Sergeant (1SG), and Forward Platoon Sergeant of 502nd Dental Company Area Support (DCAS) at Fort Cavazos, Texas. He deployed to Poland as the 1SG of the 502nd DCAS from October 2022 - March 2023 ISO Operation Assure, Deter, and Reinforce. Dental NCO, Senior Dental Sergeant, Dental Clinic NCOIC, Operations NCO, Preventive Dentistry Sergeant, Preventive Dentistry Specialist, and Dental Specialist at Fort Liberty Dental Health Activity, North Carolina.

SFC Suarez is a graduate of the Battle Staff Noncommissioned Officer Course, CO CDR/1SG Pre-Command Course, Senior Leader Course (Commandant List), Master Resilience Training Course, Master Fitness Training Course, Equal Opportunity Leaders Course, Dental Management Development Course, Unit Prevention Leader Course, Advanced Leader Course, Technical Transportation of Hazardous Materials Course, CBRN Defense Course, Bus Driver Course, Field Sanitation Course, Basic Leader Course, Preventive Dentistry Specialty Course, and English as a Second Language Course. SFC Suarez completed a Master’s Degree in Health Sciences with a concentration of Health Education from Trident University International (California), and a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences from Campbell University (North Carolina).      

His military awards and decorations include: Army Commendation Medal (2 Bronze OLC), Army Achievement Medal (2 Silver OLC and 1 Bronze OLC), Good Conduct Medal (3th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 3), Army Service Medal, Basic Marksmanship Qualification Expert Badge, and Drivers Mechanic Badge with Component Bar for Wheeled Vehicles (Driver-W).

SFC Suarez is married to Mirsarai Lopez, and together they have two children: Ariana who is 11 and Rafael who is 9 years old.