Ryan J. Kozan
by Heather Vitale, Staff Writer
Ryan J. Kozan graduated from West Geauga High School and entered the army
on August 1st 2002. Ryan enlisted in the army for four years and he has already
served one year and three months of his term. His basic training and advanced
training were done at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. His 82nd airborne training
was completed at Fort Benning, Georgia. and his current rank is Private First
Ryan is a paratrooper with the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division and is with the 307th Engineering Battalion / 618th Engineering Company. He is a heavy equipment operator. Ryan is currently stationed in Fallujah, Iraq, which is just west of Baghdad as part of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team.
His home base is with the 82nd Airborne Division of the US Army that is located in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He is one of the many soldiers fighting overseas and risking his life for this country.
His brother, senior Jason Kozan, said, He cant tell us very much about where hes at or what hes doing. We dont know when hes coming home. It could be two days to six months; we just dont know.