Colonel Sean Ryan is the Spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve, U.S. Central Command. He earned his commission in 1995 and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from Colorado State University-Pueblo.
Assignments include: Disbursing Officer, 1st Finance Battalion, Fort Riley, Kansas; Commander, Charlie Detachment, 106th Finance Battalion, Germany; Finance Policy Director, 266th Finance Command, Germany; Assignments Officer, Human Resources Command, Alexandria, Virginia; Team Leader, 55th Presidential Inauguration, Joint Task Force-Armed Forces Inaugural Committee, Washington D.C.; Public Affairs Officer, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Fort Carson, Colorado, and Baghdad, Iraq; Course Director and Instructor, Defense Information School, Fort Meade, Maryland; Google, Corporate Public Relations, Army Training with Industry, Mountain View, California; Public Affairs Officer, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Public Affairs Officer, CJFLCC, Baghdad, Iraq; Public Affairs Officer, 10th Special Forces (Airborne), Fort Carson, Colorado; Director of Communications, Army World Class Athlete Program, Fort Carson, Colorado.
Colonel Ryan’s education includes two Master’s degrees from Central Michigan University and the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. His military awards includes the Bronze Star and Defense Meritorious Service Medal, among others.