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.