Dr. Ramos retired from the United States Air Force in the rank of Major in 2021, following 28 continuous years of active duty military service. Major (Retired) Ramos began his military career as an Airman Basic (E-1) in August 1993, almost immediately after completing high school. His duties in the Air Force included training special operations personnel in Combat Military Freefall Operations, accumulating over 2,000 freefall parachute jumps in support of military training operations, as well as the Wings of Blue Parachute Team at the United States Air Force Academy, in Colorado Springs, CO. During the initial stages of Operation Enduring Freedom, Dr. Ramos completed 12 aerial combat missions over Afghanistan. Dr. Ramos gained his passion for treating mental health and substance disorders through his own personal experiences as well as his first-hand familiarity with mental health and substance abuse concerns among the military population. Dr. Ramos commissioned into the Air Force Medical Service in 2011 as a Clinical Social Worker, where he found a way to fulfill his dream of treating military service members suffering from PTSD and substance abuse. He has extensive experience with working with military members and their families, often serving in remote locations as the Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Family Advocacy Element commander. Dr. Ramos holds a Ph.D. in Psychology and Mental Health Policy and Practice as well as a Masters in Clinical Social Work and Interpersonal Trauma Studies.