Colonel (COL) Hope Rampy graduated from Cameron University as a Distinguished Military Graduate and was commissioned as an Adjutant General’s Corps Officer in May 1996. After attending the Adjutant General’s Corps Officer Basic School at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, she was assigned to 3rd Signal Brigade, III Corps at Fort Hood, Texas, in January 1997, where she served as the Personnel Management Officer and later as the Brigade S1/Adjutant. She was reassigned to the 3rd Personnel Group, III Corps as the Group S1 and later took command of Alpha Detachment, 546th Personnel Services Battalion supporting III Corps and later 1st Cavalry Division in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Following the Adjutant General’s Corps Captain’s Career Course and the Combined Arms Services Staff School, COL Rampy returned to Fort Jackson, South Carolina in May 2001 and served as a Captain’s Career Course Instructor. In June 2003, she was selected to serve as Board Recorder at Human Resources Command in Alexandria, Virginia. In May 2005, she moved to the Army G-1, Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, and served as the Promotion Policy Officer in the Director for Manpower and Personnel Management (DMPM) Directorate and later as the Executive Officer to the DMPM.
Upon completion of the Intermediate Level Education program at the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in June 2008, COL Rampy was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, where she served as the Division Strength Manager and deployed with the Division in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Upon redeployment in January 2010, she served as the Secretary General Staff, 1st Cavalry Division. In December 2011, COL Rampy took command of the 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team (BCT), 1st Cavalry Division. The battalion deployed to Afghanistan in November 2012. The battalion conducted route clearance, military intelligence operations, signal support and security for the BCT. COL Rampy served as lead for the Counter Improvised Explosive Device (CIED) effort in Regional Command-East. Upon redeployment, she relinquished command and reported to the Joint Staff, Pentagon, in November 2013, where she served as the Military Secretary for the Director for Operations, J-3. In August 2015 COL Rampy attended the United States Army War College as a fellow at the University of Texas. Upon graduation she reported to Fort Shafter, Hawaii in July 2016 and served as the G1, United States Army Pacific (USARPAC) until July 2018. COL Rampy is currently serving as the Executive Officer to the Army G-1.
Her awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (4 Oak Leaf Clusters), the Army Commendation Medal with Oak leaf Cluster, the Army Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, the National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Afghan Campaign Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terror Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon, the NATO Medal with Bronze Star, the Meritorious Unit Commendation, the Joint Staff Badge, the Army Staff Badge and the Parachutist Badge.
COL Rampy is a native of Lawton, Oklahoma. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Cameron University and a Master of Business Administration from Touro University