Arlethe G. Rios was honorably discharged from the Army in 2007 while serving as a medic in the 412th Aviation Support Battalion in Katterbach, Germany, where she was the Ambulance NCOIC, supervising a squad of medics and coordinating ambulance operations. Before her tour in Germany she served as a medic in the EMT section of the 31st Combat Support Hospital while deployed to Iraq in 2004. In addition, she was chosen to serve as the NCOIC for the personnel/finance shop, the security NCO for the security shop, and the purchasing NCO for the supply shop.
Commissioner Rios is currently the Clerk of the Board for Cochise County. She is a member of several volunteer organizations in the County as well as other veteran service organizations.
Ms. Rios is engaged to Mr. Larry Maze. They live in Sierra Vista, Arizona.