CSM Paul Ramos
Command Sergeant Major
U.S. Army Public Health Command
Command Sergeant Major Ramos entered the Army in 1988 as a Combat Medic with the 2nd Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH), 34th Medical Battalion at Fort Benning, Georgia, where he served until 1993. He earned his Bachelors degree in Business Administration with Honors from Grantham University in 2006 and his Masters Degree from Trident University International in 2008.
CSM Ramos’ second assignment took him to Europe where he was assigned to the 557th Medical Company (Ground Ambulance), 421st Medical Evacuation Battalion as an Ambulance Platoon Sergeant from 1993 to 1997; during which time he deployed for 12 months with NATO’s Implementation Force (IFOR), in support of Operation Joint Endeavor, Bosnia.
Follow-on assignments include Medical Platoon Sergeant with the 2-325 AIR, 82nd ABN Division, 1997–1999; Treatment Platoon Sergeant with the 261st Area Support Medical Battalion (ASMB), 1999–2002; First Sergeant with the 261st ASMB, 2002–2003; First Sergeant for A CO, Academy Battalion, Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Center and School, 2003–2004; and Operations Sergeant and Sergeant Major with the TF 14th Combat Support Hospital (CSH) during Hurricane Katrina recovery and in Afghanistan; 2006–2007. Upon his redeployment, CSM Ramos was assigned to the 261st Multifunctional Medical Battalion (MMB), Fort Bragg, NC as the SPO Sergeant Major and as alternate Command Sergeant Major.
CSM Ramos deployed again in 2007 to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) (Surge) and was activated to serve as Command Sergeant Major for the Task Force 325th CSH, an Army Reserve CSH, in Al Anbar Province. Upon completion of deployment in 2009, he returned to the 261st MMB, still in Iraq, and was selected to serve as the Command Sergeant Major. In 2010, he deployed, once again, for one year to Iraq in support of OIF/Operation New Dawn 10-12.
CSM Ramos served as Command Sergeant Major with the 261st Multifunctional Medical Battalion and the 325th Combat Support Hospital. In addition, he served as First Sergeant and Platoon Sergeant at the 44th Medical Brigade, 82nd Airborne Air Infantry Regiment, and the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Center and School.
CSM Ramos joined the U.S. Army Public Health Command as Command Sergeant Major on 3 September 2013.
CSM Ramos was named Soldier Medic and Leadership Recipient of his BNCOC Class and was named to the Commandant’s List in BNCOC, ANCOC, First Sergeant’s Course, and the United States Sergeants Major Academy, Class 55. He is a member of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, Sergeant Morales Leadership Club, and the Order of Military Medical Merit.