Grasp-at-Arms 2nd class Ryan Fesler > United States Navy > News-Tales

“The job market was actually gradual,” Fesler stated. “I used to be attempting to get into legislation enforcement, however nobody was hiring.” 

Fesler turned to the Navy because the stepping-stone to a model new profession.


After finishing primary coaching in 2010 and graduating from Grasp-at-Arms “A” college, Fesler labored with each his unit at Jinhae Air Base, South Korea and his cross-assigned unit at Pacific Missile Vary Facility Barking Sands, Kauai, Hawaii in assist of base safety throughout his two weeks of annual coaching. Returning to Las Vegas, he quickly discovered there was little change within the job market. Nevertheless, Fesler’s Navy Reserve expertise had given him a brand new, worthwhile — and marketable — set of abilities.

“The job market was nonetheless form of unhealthy, however now I had expertise in legislation enforcement on the Navy facet,” stated Fesler, “So I utilized to the police division and every part labored out. “I’ve been working for Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Division as a patrol officer for nearly 4 years now.”

Fesler stated his profession alternative permits him to transition simply from his civilian job to his army duties. 


“The police division could be very army pleasant and helps me one hundred pc once I have to take time without work to do army necessities,” he stated. “That’s one much less stress I’ve to fret about.” 


Fesler is presently on lively obligation because the Funeral Honors Coordinator at Navy Reserve Middle Las Vegas, the place he has been performing funeral honors since first enlisting 12 years in the past. All through his Navy profession, Fesler has appeared for alternatives to make a distinction within the lives of these he meets. His most significant army expertise passed off in South Korea, when his unit volunteered to construct a playground at an area orphanage.

“It was a extremely cool expertise, giving again to the youngsters and seeing their eyes gentle up,” he stated.

Fesler, initially a Barstow, Calif. native, moved to Las Vegas in 2005. He enjoys spending his time without work together with his household, and relishes dad obligation.

“I’ve 5 ladies,” stated Fesler. “I’m all the time spending time with them; with sports activities, dance and swimming classes.” 


Along with becoming a member of the Navy Reserve and being employed on the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Division, Fesler additionally reached a tutorial milestone. In 2015, he graduated from College of Las Vegas with a bachelor’s diploma in Cybersecurity. He’s presently setting his sights on future academic {and professional} targets. He want to pursue a grasp’s diploma in counterterrorism and pursue work as a both detective or a field-training officer the place he can prepare new law enforcement officials. 

Within the Navy, Fesler is working to advance to top quality petty officer after which go the Chief examination. In the end, he want to discover the Restricted Responsibility Officer program.

“Becoming a member of the Navy Reserve has been a terrific expertise,” Fesler stated. “It’s the perfect resolution I ever made. I want I might have achieved it earlier.”