Dear 5th SFG Family and Friends, I'm deeply saddened to inform you of the death of a 5th SFG Soldier this week. SSG Ryan Means of ODA 5236, C Company, 2nd Battalion, passed away due to complications following surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from his liver. Ryan was being treated at the Sloan-Kettering Hospital in New York City. His wife Heather as well as their parents and other family members were at his side. Details on funeral services and unit memorial will follow. Please keep Ryan, Heather, their two young daughters, and the entire Means family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.