LTC Matthew J. Mapes
Lieutenant Colonel Matthew J. Mapes, a native of Illinois, graduated from Northern Illinois University in 1999 as a Distinguished Military Graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Public Health and commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Medical Service Corps. Lieutenant Colonel Mapes’ military assignments include, Medical Platoon Leader and HHC Executive Officer, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, Fort Wainwright, AK; Executive Officer, Charlie Company, 172nd Support Battalion, Fort Wainwright, AK; Assistant S3, 172nd Support Battalion, Fort Wainwright, AK; Commander, Charlie Company, 710th Brigade Support Battalion, Fort Drum, NY and Afghanistan; Medical Plans and Operations Officer, 3rd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Afghanistan and Fort Drum, NY; S3, 232nd Medical Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, TX; Executive Assistant to the MEDCOM/OTSG Chief of Staff, Fort Sam Houston, TX; Plans Officer, 1st Medical Brigade, Fort Hood, TX and Afghanistan; Executive Officer, 61st Multifunctional Medical Battalion, Fort Hood, TX; Plans Officer, Europe Regional Medical Command, Sembach, Germany; and S3, 30th Medical Brigade, Sembach, Germany.
Lieutenant Colonel Mapes’ military education includes the Army Medical Department Officer Basic Course, Support Operations Course (Phase 1 and 2), Combined Logistics Captain’s Career Course, Combined Arms and Services Staff School, resident Army Command and General Staff Officers’ College, and the Army Force Management Course. He has earned a master’s degree in Adult, Occupational and Continuing Education from Kansas State University.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2 Awards), Meritorious Service Medal (5 Awards), Army Commendation Medal (3 Awards), Army Achievement Medal (3 Awards), National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2 Campaign Stars), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 4), and NATO Medal. His military badges include the Expert Field Medical Badge, Combat Action Badge, Parachutist Badge, and the Air Assault Badge and was inducted into the Order of Military Medical Merit.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Martinez Ramos
CSM Ramos is a native of Mexico. He enlisted in the Army in September 1992 as a 68Q Flight Systems Repairer. He attended Basic Training at Fort Jackson South Carolina.
CSM Ramos has served as flight system repairer, Section Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant, Recruiter, Station Commander, First Sergeant, Senior Master Trainer, and Sergeant Major.
CSM Ramos’ stateside assignments include Fort Campbell, Special Operations Aviation Regiment, 160th SOAR, Los Angeles Recruiting Battalion, Fresno Recruiting Battalion, New York Recruiting Battalion, and Denver Recruiting Battalion.
CSM Ramos’ overseas assignments include Katterbach Germany. He has deployed to Bosnia in support of peacekeeping operations.
CSM Ramos’ military education includes Warrior Leaders Course, Advanced Leader Course, Senior Leaders Course, Sexual Harassment and Assault Response Program, Equal Opportunity Leader’s Course, First Sergeant Course, and Airborne School. He has earned a Master’s Degree in Psychology.
CSM Ramos’ awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (fifth Award), Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (third Award), Meritorious Unit Commendation (second award), and the Good Conduct Medal (seventh Award). His military badges include the Parachutist Badge and Driver’s Badge.
Currently CSM Ramos is enrolled in a clinical psychology program towards licensure and expects to present his PsyD dissertation within the next two years.