Ryan was a male Farghul and a pilot in Sante Squadron. He was born on Farrfin in 16 BBY.
In the days of the Alliance of Free Planets, he flew a B-wing in Blitzer Squadron as Blitzer 8, holding the rank of Junior Lieutenant.
By the Yuuzhan Vong War, he had achieved the rank of Lieutenant and flew a B-wing/E2. Ryan's callsign was Blitzer 5. His gunner was Yuther.