Ray Arment entered the Army as a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University Reserve Officer Training Corps program in 1970.
served as one of the Army's
first Equal Opportunity Officers.
extensive operational experience includes armor, infantry, and mechanized infantry leadership and staff positions, from platoon through division level, in Germany and the United States.
He served as the senior intelligence staff officer at brigade, division, theater army and national level.
While based in the Republic of Panama, he was the Senior Army Intelligence Officer for Central and South America.
Immediately before becoming the Superintendent of Eatonville Community Schools in 1998, he was responsible for all national military intelligence for the Balkans for the Joint Chief's of Staff.
The Eatonville School Board of Directors installed Mr. Arment
as Superintendent of Eatonville School District
in July 1998.
At his 2010 retirement he was the longest serving superintendent in his original district in Pierce County, Washington.
superintendency, the community passed three local tax levies totaling $34.2 million.