John Ryan was born on the March 7th 1985 to Irish American parents in Saratoga Springs, New York he had one other brother named Hugh who was younger then him. John was instilled with good morals by his parents and was a good model to his younger brother, John was a quiet child and liked to read a lot of military history and just history in general this inspired to join the US Army after high school in 2003 after Basic Training he was assigned to the 29th Infantry Division, 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team he two combat tours before being discharged in 2007. After John was discharged he yearned to travel to around the world and see new places so he joined the Peace Corps and served on various missions to Africa and Eastern Europe eventually being posted in Chernarus along with his brother after the 2009 civil war. In July 2017 he he to evacuate along with brother to escape the epidemic that was gripping the country he evac chopper crashed while mid air but fortunately John survived his brother was not present in the helicopter and it is unknown what happened to Hugh Ryan. John after he recovered from his wounds went on a mission to find his brother and has been looking for him ever since.