Public Figure Profiles

Ramon A. Alcaraz

Commodore Ramon Abacan Alcaraz (August 31, 1915 – June 25, 2009) was a Filipino World War II hero, Naval officer, and businessman best known as a recipient of the Silver Star for heroism and gallantry as part of the Offshore Patrol unit of the U.S. Army Forces in the Far East (USAFFE) during the Second World War; and as one of the earliest critics of the Marcos dictatorship within the Armed Forces of the Philippines. He is called the "father" of the Philippine Marine Corps, having organized it under the Magsaysay administration;After graduating as a member of the Philippine Military Academy's Pioneer class of 1940, he joined the USAFFE's Offshore Patrol (which would eventually become of the Philippine Navy) and was given command of the motor torpedo boat Q-112 Abra. In command of the Abra, he earned a Silver Star for an engagement on January 17, 1942, where the Abra shot down three low-flying Japanese planes which were attacking US and Filipino forces holed up in Bataan.Alcaraz’ heroic actions led to him being imprisoned twice – first as a prisoner of war of the Japanese forces during their occupation of the Philippines in World War II, and second by the Presidential Security Group in 1972 after the declaration of Martial Law.In 2013 the Philippine Navy named the frigate BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16) in his honor – the first Philippine Navy ship to be named after a naval hero.

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Some of their strengths

Ramon A. Alcaraz has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Ambitious, Passionate, Sensual, Artistic, Adventurous, Independent, and Energetic.

Smart and Sophisticated

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Ramon A. Alcaraz is someone who is a smart, sophisticated, and organized person who displays kindness and grace in every day interactions, and who also has a passionate soul. A person who is ambitious and motivated.

Strong and Resilient

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Ramon A. Alcaraz well know them as someone who can be strong, expansive, and stable like a big tree.

Ambitious and Forceful

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Ramon A. Alcaraz as someone who is ambitious, hard-working, determined, and intelligent.

A person who has a knack for identifying opportunities, has amazing concentration and focus, who can work independently, who likes starting new things, and who is somewhat of an intellectual.

Realistic and Skillful

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Ramon A. Alcaraz is someone who is able to separate emotions from reality, see the world in terms of right or wrong, and who is very good at getting things done.

They are also someone who is calm, comforting, and stable, and who loves stability and being a good friend and loyal partner.

Altruistic and Purposeful

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Ramon A. Alcaraz tends to be someone who has a desire to be of service to a higher calling and who is always trying to perfect things. Who can be practical and polished, reserved and methodical, and who tends to trust internal judgment before trusting anyone else at face value.

Some of Ramon A. Alcaraz's challenges

While Ramon A. Alcaraz has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Ramon A. Alcaraz can be Difficult, Perfectionist, Stubborn, Idle, Impulsive, Careless, and Relentless.

Difficult and Perfectionist

One of Ramon A. Alcaraz's key challenges is that they are someone who can be difficult and too much of a perfectionist.

Relentless and Inflexible

Ramon A. Alcaraz is someone who can be relentless, obsessive, and inflexible, who can be confrontational with work colleagues, can have difficulty communicating feelings and be somewhat reclusive, and who can be self-destructive, overindulgent, and extravagant.

Critical and Bossy

Finally, Ramon A. Alcaraz also can be too focused on the small details of life, try to control whatever is happening, and be finicky and demanding.

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