Commander Biographical Sketch

Biographical Sketch

COL RAMON EVAN T RUIZ O-9720 CE (GSC) PA was born on 31 August 1964 in Quezon City. He went to Mater Carmeli School, Quezon City to undertake his Elementary Education. He completed his secondary level at the University of Santo Tomas Education High School, Manila in 1961. Destiny brought him to pursue a military career by studying at the Philippine Military Academy, Baguio City, where he graduated in 1987. Given an opportunity to take up civilian study, he finished Master of Arts in Urban and Regional Planning at the University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City in 1995. He also Attended an Executive Seminar for real estate brokers and passed the Government Licensure Examination on Real Estate Brokerage in 1998.

To enhance his military advancement, he completed the following courses: Basic Airborne Course, Intelligence Officer’s Course, Engineer Officer Basic Course, Engineer Officer Advanced Course at US Army Engineer School, Ft Leonard Wood, Missouri, USA Project Management Program and Integrated Logistics System Seminar at Department Of Defense, Canberra, Australia, AFP Command and General Staff Course and the Senior Execution Course on National Security at the National Defense College of the Philippines.

Among his salient positions were as follows: Company Commander, Battalion Staff, Instructor, Branch Chief, Brigade Operations Officer, Housing Division Chief, Battalion Commander, Deputy Army Chief of Engineers for Administration, Deputy to the Assistant Chief of Staff for Logistics, G4, Philippine Army, Chief, Army Real Estate Office, and currently, Acting Commander, 53rd Engineer Brigade, Philippine Army.

In recognition of his meritorious service to country and people, he has awarded the following: a Distinguished Service Star, an Outstanding Achievement Medal, 4 Gawad sa Kaunlaran Medals, 22 Military Merit Medals, 20 Military Commendation Medals, 8 Outstanding Instructor Awards, 2 Meritorious Achievement Medals, Visayas and Mindanao Anti-Dissidence Campaign Medals, 2 Sagisag ng Ulirang Kawai, a Command Plaque for being adjudged as Officer Instructor of the Year 1994, Training Command, Philippine Army, Award of Merit as Commander of the Best Battalion of the Year 2008, 53rd Engineer Bde PRESIDENT CARLOS P GARCIA LEADERSHIP AWARD, several Plaques of Appreciation and letters of Commendation. He was also Awarded the Silver Medallion by the Philippine Military Academy and the prestigious Totus Tuus Award by University of Santo TomasEducation High School General Alumni Association.

He is happily married to Dr. Mary Ann S. Alagon-Ruiz, a Pediatrician and their union is blessed with three children namely: Francesca Victoria, Marie Louise and Lorenzo Evan.