Members of the South Florida community laced up their shoes Saturday to commemorate a U.S. Navy SEAL who paid the ultimate price. The first Annual Ryan Owens Memorial Run was a grueling four-mile beach run, celebrating and honoring the 36-year-old decorated U.S. service member. "I just want to honor his memory and his commitment to
This was the first video created, detailing Ryan Owens' life and the start of the Naked Warrior Project
WHAT LED YOU TO JOIN THE NAVY AND BECOME A SEAL? My brothers and I grew up in a military family. My dad was a Green Beret Officer. That was big in our lives-we grew up looking at our Dad as a role model. He was this tall, good looking, in shape stud, and we
POMPANO BEACH, Florida—John Owens was in the back of a C-17 transport aircraft surrounded by members of the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, known to the public as SEAL Team Six. John’s younger brother, Ryan, was there too, laying in a casket draped in stars and stripes. The flight from Germany to Dover Air Force
A 4-mile beach run (usually carrying gear and wearing combat boots) is typical of what Navy SEAL William “Ryan” Owens would have done with his brother, John Owens, of Deerfield Beach, when Ryan trained to become a Navy SEAL. The brothers would indeed serve the U.S. as part of the elite Navy’s Sea, Air and
Welcome to The Naked Warrior Project Naked Warrior Project is a 501 c 3 non-profit foundation created to memorialize the fallen and support their families and children. We understand what it takes to serve our country and have experienced loss. Using this experience, our goal is to keep the memories of our heroes alive forever.