Ramon was born in Nuevo Laredo Mexico in 1929. He studied accounting at the University of Mexico prior to pursuing his dream of flying by enlisting in the U. S. Air Force in 1950. He trained in radar-mechanics and applied for the Aviation Cadet Program. In 1955, he was Commissioned and graduated as a member of Class 55-Q. He qualified for jet fighter training and flew the F-84 and the Supersonic F-100. In December of 1955, he married Yolanda Echeverria and they began their journey traveling the world and raising five children.
He was stationed to a jet fighter squadron at Lakenheath, England and then transferred as a NATO pilot in Izmir, Turkey. Ramon was deployed to Vietnam where he flew the unarmed 02 spotter plane as a forward controller and the F-100 completing many tactical missions. He completed his military career as an instructor pilot teaching flight instruments. He retired in 1970 after receiving numerous recognitions including the Air Medal and was a member of the Daedalians. In 1974, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.