Army Capt. Sean P. Ryan has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Operation Enduring Freedom is the official name given to anti-terrorism military operations involving U.S. troops and allied coalition partners. Active duty and reserve component members from all branches of the U.S. armed forces have been deployed to support the war against global terrorism outside the borders of the United States. U.S. troops serve in South, Southwest and Central Asia, the Arabian peninsula, the Horn of Africa, islands in the Pacific, and Europe.
Ryan has served in the Army for eight years.
He is the son of Thomas Ryan of Fort Wayne, a 1998 graduate of Canterbury High School and earned a master's degree in 2010 from Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis.