Ryan Kelly Morelock

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Palmdale, CA

Branch of Service: U.S. Army

Rank: Sergeant

Sergeant Ryan Kelly Morelock was born on June 27, 1983. He enlisted in the Army in 2007 as 15P, Aviation Operation Specialist. His first duty station was Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. He deployed to Iraq for 12 months. After returning, he re-classed to 12B, Combat Engineer, and deployed to Afghanistan with 95th Engineer Company.

Ryan was a very caring, compassionate, and loving father and husband. He loved the ocean, playing the guitar, and a good adventure. His smile was contagious. He is truly missed.

Sergeant Morelock will be remembered as a leader who truly cared for his soldiers, his country, and his family. He served with great pride as a Combat Engineer and lived the Army values.

Age: 32

Date of Death: October 13, 2015

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