Lieutenant Colonel Ross enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1997 as an electrical repair specialist until his commissioning in 2003. After completion of The Basic School and Field Artillery Basic Officer’s Course he was assigned to 5th Battalion, 11th Marines where he served as Battalion Liaison Officer, Provisional Infantry Platoon Commander and Headquarters Battery Commander.
In June of 2008 Lieutenant Colonel Ross reported to Ft. Sill, OK where he served as an instructor to Officer Basic Course and Curriculum Developer.
In August of 2011 Lieutenant Colonel Ross attended the Field Artillery Captain’s Career Course, upon completion he reported to 2d Battalion, 10th Marines. He commanded Alpha Battery from March 2012 until May 2013 deploying to Okinawa. He then served as the Headquarters Battery Commanding Officer and Battalion Operations Officer. In December 2014 he deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
In June of 2015 Lieutenant Colonel Ross attended Command and Staff at the Marine Corps University, upon completion he reported to The White House where he served as the Marine Corps Military Aide to the President.
Prior to assuming command of 2d Battalion, 14th Marines in July of 2020, he was assigned to 1st Cavalry Division (USA) as the Division Fire Support Officer.