Ashley (’12, ’13) and Maj. Alberto Rios Jr. (’08)

Ashley and Alberto were introduced in San Marcos by a mutual friend at a party celebrating his 21st birthday. A month after they met, they went on their first date. A member of the ROTC, Alberto was commissioned into the Army upon graduation. He deployed to Iraq in 2010. They married in June 2012 in Austin. The couple now have three children, having welcomed a new baby in 2020. They are currently stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso and will be moving to Tampa, Florida this summer for assignment at MacDill Air Force Base.