Driven by service to our nation and to Texas, Dr. Ronny Jackson traded his cowboy boots for combat boots when he joined the United States Navy in 1995. And now, he is coming back to Texas to fight for our Texas Values in Congress.
“I was born and raised in Texas and I know the meaning of hard work and service. I’ve spent the last 24 years wearing the Uniform of our Country and fighting for the same Texas values that were instilled in me by my parents and my community.
In Congress, I will continue to fight for those Texas values.”
Dr. Ronny Jackson is a retired Rear Admiral in the United States Navy. After 24 years of active duty service in the military, he is working to continue his public service as a Member of Congress representing the people of the 13th congressional district.
Dr. Ronny Jackson was born and raised in Texas. He earned his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University and then attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch. Graduating as a physician in 1995, Dr. Jackson immediately joined the United States Navy and spent the next 24 years traveling the world caring for our nation’s sailors, marines, soldiers, and airmen.
In 2005 he joined the 2nd Marines, Combat Logistics Regiment 25 and he deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as the Emergency Medicine Physician in charge of Resuscitative Medicine for a forward deployed Surgical Shock Trauma Platoon in Taqaddum, Iraq.
In 2006, while still in Iraq, Dr. Ronny Jackson was selected to serve as White House Physician in the George W. Bush administration. After the Bush administration, he continued his active duty service at the White House and led the White House Medical Unit as its Commander and served as the appointed Physician to the President and Assistant to the President for President Donald J. Trump.