During his 31 years of military service, General Ramirez commanded soldiers around the world and served in leadership positions in various joint and operational commands. He was the Deputy Chief of Staff for United States Central Command during Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom, and was the Deputy Division Commander for the 2nd Infantry Division in the Republic of Korea. His most recent assignment was Deputy Director for Strategy, Plans, and Policy for US European Command in Stuttgart, Germany.
General Ramirez holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education from Texas A&M (1979); a Masters Degree in Management from Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri (1993); and a Masters Degree in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania (2000).
His numerous military awards include the Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Korean Defense Service Medal, and the Parachutists Badge.
Lt Col Gardner attended Texas A&M University where he was a member of Squadron 2 and Parsons Mounted Cavalry. He graduated with a degree in Mechanized Agriculture and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the Air Force on 13 August 1982. Lt Col Gardner earned his Masters of Public Administration degree from Troy State University and is a graduate of Air Command and Staff College, Armed Forces Staff College and Air War College.
His many assignments include one Major Command Headquarters Tour and two Joint Level Headquarters Tours. Lt Col Gardner spent six years in the European Command and served twice as a training Squadron Commander. He culminated his 25 year career as the Professor of Aerospace Studies and Air Force ROTC instructor at AFROTC Detachment 805 at Texas A&M.
In 2013 Ms. Bradbery began her studies at Texas A&M University. In 2014, while working under Dr. Josie Coverdale, she earned a Master of Science Degree in Animal Science with a focus in Equine Nutrition. She is currently pursuing her Doctoral Degree in the same field.
Since coming to Texas A&M Ms. Bradbery has been working as a graduate teaching assistant to Parson’s Mounted Cavalry. She teaches PMC Cadets horsemanship and riding skills from beginner to advanced levels. She is also involved in many PMC events such as football march-ins, parades, and other public events.