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NEWS | March 4, 2023

Colorado Air National Guard general retires after 32 years of service

By 140th Wing Public Affairs

FOR RELEASE: Saturday, March 4, 2023

CONTACT: U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alex Curry, 720-847-9072, 140wg.pa.org@us.af.mil

BUCKLEY SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. – Assistant Adjutant General, Air U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Shawn Ryan will retire March 5, 2023, in a ceremony at 2:00 p.m. at Hanger 909, Buckley Space Force Base.

“I want to congratulate Brigadier General Shawn Ryan on his 32 plus years of exemplary service to both state and nation culminating with his assignment as the assistant adjutant general-Air and commander of the Colorado Air National Guard,” The Adjutant General of Colorado U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Laura L. Clellan said.

“Shawn has served in this role since May 2021 during the most challenging time in our organization’s history,” Clellan said. “He ensured that the men and women of the COANG were trained and equipment to accomplish both their federal and domestic operations missions. He oversaw the COANG’s response to COVID and ensured the readiness for the individual and collective deployments of the 140th Wing. Thank you, Shawn, for a job well done!”

Ryan was commissioned as a second lieutenant in 1990 after graduation from the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado. He served nine years on active duty as an Instructor and Evaluator Pilot in both the KC-135 Stratotanker and C-21 Twin-turbofan Lear Jet. Ryan joined the COANG in 1999 as a traditional Guardsman and has commanded at the squadron, group and headquarters level.

 

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