PFC. David Ryan Paul is in the U.S. Army. He attended basic training at Ft. Sam Houston in Texas and Ft. Campbell in Kentucky.
Paul is a medic and is with the 101st Airborne, 3rd Battalion, somewhere in southern Iraq.
He is the son of Pam and David Paul of Scottsdale and the grandson of Ann and David Paul of Payson and Dottie and Terry Neuroth of Scottsdale.
His family writes, "We are all very proud of you, Ryan, and pray for your safety and fast return, as well as all of our troops."