SAN ANTONIO – A Texas A&M University student from Boerne who was a member of the Corps of Cadets has died, according to the university.
Commandant Joe E. Ramirez, Jr. confirmed his death in a tweet on Wednesday.
It is with extreme sadness I confirm the death of cadet Ryan Boles ‘24, a member of the Corps of Cadets. Ryan was a freshman Political Science major from Boerne, Texas. I hope the Boles family takes solace in knowing Ryan will never be forgotten. https://t.co/6lVgug6EUS— The Commandant (@TAMUCommandant) January 27, 2021
Details surrounding his death are unknown at this time, and the Corps of Cadets did not immediately respond to requests for more information by KSAT.
Boles was a member of the Squadron 8 and was also a member of the Fish Drill Team, according to the Corps of Cadets. He was pursuing a career in the Air Force.
“He joined the Corps to develop his leadership skills and help others through military service,” Ramirez said in a statement. “His loss will affect all of us for a long time to come... All of us will miss Ryan. I hope the Boles family takes solace in knowing Ryan will never be forgotten...”
Texas A&M University’s Silver Taps will honor Boles and two other students who recently passed away during a ceremony at 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
Students Jarrod Cooper Glenn from Leander died on Dec. 11 and Brandon Reed Williams from Mineral Wells died on Oct. 29, according to Texas A&M Today.
A livestream of the event will be available on Texas A&M’s YouTube channel.