Army Chief Warrant Officer Earnest Cisneros has retired from the U.S. Army after serving for 31 years. He was last serving as aviator with U.S. Army Special Operations Command Flight Company, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
He enlisted in June 1987 as a helicopter repairer, entering basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, in March 1999. Cisneros went to flight school graduating in August 2000 as an aviator.
During his 31-year career, Cisneros served 19 years in special operations with tours of duty in Panama and Afghanistan.
Cisneros has been married to the former Deborrah Wall of Zuni, Virginia, for 21 years and they are the parents of Stephen Eric Bulls, Jerry-Tyler, Kerri Raelene, Blake Mitchell Bulls and Connor McKenzie.
He is the son of Jerry Cisneros of Manassa, Colorado, and Hazel Kelly of New Caney, Texas, and brother of Gary Cisneros of Mesa, Magi Byrne of Mesa, Maria Mattingly of Kingman, and Wilfred Cisneros of Alamosa, Colorado.
The retiree is a 1987 graduate of Centauri High School, La Jara, Colorado. He earned an associate degree in 2011 from North Central Institute, Clarksville, Tennessee.