Our independence must be protected
Name: Staff Sgt. Ryan Neal.
Role: Father of three, spent three Independence Days in recent years deployed in Iraq or Afghanistan. Full-time employee of the Ohio National Guard, serves in the HHC 1-145th Armored Regiment out of Stow.
“What is important is me not spending time with my family so other people can. We make a stand so everyone can have the ability to be here for the Fourth of July.”
“Freedom is very important to me.”