Ralph Maurio Marino III was born and raised in Staten Island, NY on May 28. He attended Valley Forge Military Academy from 2005 to 2006 where he played horse polo and soccer. He enlisted into the U.S. Army in April 2014 and completed Basic Combat Training at Ft. Jackson, SC where he was 1 of 4 promoted. He attended Air Defense Artillery School at Ft. Sill, OK where he earned the Military Occupation Skill of 14G (Air Defense Battle Management Systems Operator). While stationed at Ft. Carson in Colorado Springs, he became Combatives and Raven UAS certified and trained on Peterson Airforce Base with Space Cadre, earning a skill identifier 3Y (Space Enabler). He holds a degree in Computer Applications from American Military University. With his free time he likes attending concerts, smoking cigars, traveling and volunteering with non-profit organizations. NY Giants, NY Rangers & NY Yankees are his teams. Dan Marino wishes he was related to Ralph Marino. Laces out!