ANNAPOLIS, MD. – U.S. Navy Ensign Daniel M. Ramos Jr., son of Marine Master Sergeant Daniel Ramos (Ret.) and Maria Ramos of Fallbrook graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. on May 23 and was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Navy.
Ensign Ramos successfully completed four years of intensive academic, physical, and professional training, resulting in a bachelor of science degree with a major in mechanical engineering. As a graduate of the U.S Naval Academy, Ensign Ramos completed a four-year, total immersion program where a strong, balanced academic program, focused on the educational needs of the Navy and Marine Corps, is superimposed on a strict, professional military training environment emphasizing the development of leadership skills.
Following graduation, Ensign Ramos has been assigned to Guided Missile Destroyer USS Sterett and Nuclear Power School thereafter where he will continue studies and training in nuclear power plant propulsion for assignment to duty aboard a U.S Navy Aircraft Carrier.
Considered one of the top educational institutions in the country, the U.S. Naval Academy was founded in 1845 and has graduated more than 60,000 men and women as Naval and Marine Corps Officers. Its graduates include 4,000 Admirals and Generals, one President, 200 members of Congress, three Governors, 73 Medal of Honor winners, one Nobel Prize winner, and 40 astronauts.
Ensign Ramos is a 2010 graduate of Fallbrook High School.