Achievers: April 14

Ryan A. Skaw

The 49th Missile Defense Battalion is proud to announce the promotion of Ryan A. Skaw to the rank of captain.

His previous assignments include infantry team leader with DET 1, 3-297th INF Scouts Kodiak, infantry squad leader B Co, 1-297th INF Scout Fairbanks. Infantry platoon leader B Co, 1-297th INF Scouts Fairbanks, Alaska Army National Guard. He deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as an infantry platoon leader with A Co, 3-297th INF (Scouts). He was a platoon leader, Alpha Company’s executive officer, the battalion plans officer and is currently serving as the battalion assistant S3 all for the 49th Missile Defense Battalion (GMD).

Skaw is a native of Kodiak. He has two children, Hunter, 7, and Wyona, 5.

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