U.S. ARMY (FMR.)
Arturo Ramirez serves as the Health Care Navigator for Operation Stand Down Rhode Island. A native of San Antonio, Texas, Mr. Ramirez grew up in Texas, California and Virginia, as the son of a US Marine. He joined the US Army upon graduating from high school serving in the 75th Ranger Regiment and 173rd Airborne Brigade.
During his 7 years in the US Army, he was stationed in Savannah, Georgia with 1st Ranger Battalion and in Vicenza, Italy with the 1/508th ABCT. As a civilian, he had the pleasure of living throughout Italy and Germany, including Landstuhl and Bavaria.
His professional experience includes 5 years as a correctional officer for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Chief of Security for a European data-recovery company, Lead Clinician for a community mental health center and Team Leader of an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program where he coordinated client care.
Mr. Ramirez holds a BS in Psychology/Philosophy from the University of Maryland Global Campus Europe and an MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University.
He lives with his wife and children in Rhode Island enjoying the outdoors, good food and music on a daily basis.