On this episode, COL Ed Croot, the first Special Forces Command (Airborne) Chief of Employees sits down with the first Special Forces Group (Airborne) Commander, COL Ryan Ehrler. They talk about the significance of relationships spanning throughout the Indo-Pacific and why 1st SFG is “First in Asia”.
Col. Ryan Ehrler is the commander of 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), which is regionally-aligned with the INDOPACOM space of accountability. A graduate of each the U.S. Naval Warfare School and U.S. Army Warfare School, Col. Ehrler beforehand served as 1st SFG(A)’s deputy commander and has quite a few deployments throughout the Center East, to incorporate Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria, in addition to North and West Africa.