Navy Seal Commander, 47, Found Dead in San Diego Home He Was Great

Navy Seal Commander, 47, Found Dead in San Diego Home He Was Great

Navy Seal Commander, 47, Found Dead in San Diego Home He Was Great: Naval Special Warfare Command representatives told The Navy Times on Wednesday that there is no foul play and mentioned that the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department inquiry is ongoing.

In a statement, Capt. David Abernathy, commanding officer of Naval Special Warfare Group 1, which oversees all SEAL teams in San Diego, said that Bobby was an exceptional leader, a loving husband, father, and a good friend to all.

“This is a tragic loss for our neighborhood and everyone who knew him. We will continue to be there for Bobby’s loved ones, friends, and teammates throughout this incredibly trying time.”

Ramirez enlisted in the Navy in 1996, and according to The Navy Times, he was commissioned in 2004. According to The New York Post, the deceased serviceman received three Battle Action Ribbons for participating in combat on three fighting fronts.

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According to NBC 7, he received some awards for his contributions to the Iraq, Afghanistan, and Inherent Resolve battles. His other honors included a Defense Meritorious Service Medal, a Joint Service Commendation Medal, and five Bronze Star medals, two of which were awarded the Combat “V” emblem for his bravery and heroic deeds.

After completing Recruit training in Great Lakes, Illinois, Ramirez continued his education by attending Combat Systems training in Virginia Beach before enrolling in Navy Special Warfare Basic Training in Coronado, California, in 1997.

According to NBC, from June 1997 through July 2001, Ramirez was then posted to the Little Creek, Virginia-based East Coast Special Warfare Unit. He continued his education while remaining in Virginia, and in June 2004, he was commissioned as an officer and served in the West Coast Special Warfare Unit until June 2020.

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2019 saw a promotion to commander, the source stated. From June 2020 until June 2022, he served as the Seventh Fleet’s commander at Yokosuka, Japan, before reuniting with the West Coast Special Warfare Unit in June. In November, he gained charge of SEAL Team 1.