Ryan joined a panel at AmericaFest 2021, in his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona. It was an honor to join fellow former Army Ranger, John Lovell (Warrior Poet Society), and former Navy Seal, Chad Wright. They had a much-needed conversation, alongside Sheriff Mark Lamb, regarding the dangers of “woke” military leadership.

“The reason we joined isn’t because we were paid, it was because we believe in something. We repeatedly volunteered.”

“When we tell these guys, and women, that what they’re fighting for isn’t worth fighting for, what do we think is going to happen?”