Mr. Ramos was assigned on June 5, 2009 as the Chief of the Department of Homeland Security-Joint Analysis Group (D-JAG) where he and his team work closely with their federated partners to conduct Document and Media Exploitation (DOMEX) operations.
Mr. Ramos served as a Branch Chief for the Reports Officer Branch and the Media Support Branch prior to his assignment to the D-JAG. He has worked at DHS since 2004 in varying positions of responsibility including Reports Officer, Senior Reports Officer, Operations Manager and Branch Chief.
Mr. Ramos’ previous position was as the Senior Special Agent and forensic examiner for the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM). He was a member of the team responsible for all intelligence related forensic activities and operations in the European Command’s (EUCOM) area of responsibility of Europe and North Africa. Mr. Ramos is the author of two Counterintelligence Special Operation Concepts (CISOC) which are proactive concepts that have evolved and are in use in the theater today.
Prior to being a forensic examiner, Mr. Ramos was a Counterintelligence Special Agent and Chief Warrant Officer in the U.S. Army. His career has been mostly at the strategic level where he earned three Meritorious Medals and five Commendation Medals for his role in neutralizing more than 15 foreign intelligence agents conducting espionage activities directed against the U.S. and her allies. Mr. Ramos also received recognition for his efforts in conducting special operations in both Europe during the Cold War as well as the Central Command’s (CENTCOM) area of responsibility during the ’91 Iraq War. His career includes assignments as covering agent for Special Access Programs (SAP), establishing strategic offices with geographic responsibilities, establishing training scenarios for CI units to learn how to operate in new and developing battlefield environments and various staff positions up to the Brigade level.
Mr. Ramos’ military career culminated in a four year command of the Grafenwoehr Military Intelligence (MI) Detachment, 66th MI Group where he received the Legion of Merit for his career accomplishments and contributions to the Intelligence Community.
Mr. Ramos received a Bachelor of Science degree in Liberal Arts, is currently in a graduate program at the U of Maryland for a Master’s of Science Degree in Cybersecurity. He has also earned numerous medals, awards and recognition including being a two time recipient of the Nolan Award for his life time contributions to the Military Intelligence Community.