Vice Admiral Ramírez was born on February 10, 1963 in Pamplona, Santander and entered the Naval Academy of Cadets "Almirante Padilla" in 1981, graduating as Lieutenant Corvette on December 1, 1984. During his career he has held positions in the Surface area specialty in naval units, Armaments Department, Chief Operations Department, Second Commander of the ARC Ship "Caldas"; Commander of the ARC Ship "Almirante Padilla", Director of Naval Operations of the Naval Operations Headquarters, Commander of the Specific Command of San Andrés y Providencia, Chief of the Armed Department of the Superior War College and Head of Naval Intelligence, Director of the Naval Academy of Cadets «Almirante Padilla» and Commander of the Caribbean Naval Force.
He has made commissions abroad in Operation UNITAS XLI Phase Caribbean, in Puerto Rico, he attended EXPONAL Chile in 2006, in Valparaiso, Chile, as Liaison Officer before the Southern Command in Mayport, United States, Closing of the Inter-American War Game of the year 2010, in the Dominican Republic, in an official visit he met the organization and facilities of the Office of Regional Affairs of the United States of America and the official visit to the French Customs.
He has received national decorations: the Military Medal High School of War, Medal Distinguished Services to the National Navy, Military Medal Ministry of National Defense, Military Medal Francisco José de Caldas, Order of Naval Merit "Almirante Padilla", Order of Military Merit Antonio Nariño , Military Medal Faith in the Cause and Medal of Merit Logistics and Administrative Admiral Rafael Tono. At the international level, he was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. He completed a Professional Electronic Complementation course at the Naval Academy of Cadets "Almirante Padilla", Swoscolcom Course at the Surfare Warfare Officers School Command, the Marine Safety Training Seminar and Maritime Search and Rescue Planning courses at the United States Coast Guard Corps,
Through Decree 1531 of September 29, 2016, he rose to the rank of Vice Admiral and currently serves as Chief of Naval Operations of the National Navy.
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