Ryan C. Young

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Corona, CA

Branch of Service: U.S. Army

Rank: Sergeant

Sergeant Ryan C. Young served with the Army, A Company, 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, based in Fort Riley, KS. Young died on December 2, 2003 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C. of injuries he sustained November 8, 2003, when an improvised explosive device hit his vehicle in Fallujah, Iraq.

Ryan was a dedicated soldier who loved his family and his country. He was incredibly intelligent and loyal. He could have done anything that he wanted to do, but his selflessness and sense of duty called him to serve in the military.

“Greater love hath no man, than he that lay his life down for his friends.”
John 15.13

Age: 21

Date of Death: December 02, 2003

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