I don't feel like I'm missing out on anything right now.It's giving me time to think about things, organize things, and tackle them when I get home.And the ones that do recognize me, which is weird because I have a haircut and I'm in a uniform like them ... There's questions, obviously; the common question is, "What was it like living with a tranny," stuff like that. I know that I'd be inquisitive myself if someone from "The Real World" was in my platoon. Did you get any push-back from the Army in regards to that?No, I'm pretty frank with things; the Army never stepped in to say don't say this or don't say that.Ryan, whose appearance was a surprise to the other seven, is set to leave for Fort Bragg, North Carolina before leaving for Iraq. Among the topics discussed are how life has changed for the cast, the argument in the season finale, Sarah and Kat's unresolved issues with J.
I would say it taught me to be a lot stronger than I am and not just in a physical way, but emotional. Being able to deal with stress and changes to the point that it doesn't get you down, doesn't ruin things, keeps you levelheaded, thinking straight. They didn't really show me laughing my ass off after that with Chet. saying, "I think he has [post-traumatic stress disorder]" and Scott saying maybe he heard bombs in Iraq.
He's also opposed to the war, and the series films him becoming involved with the activist group Iraq Veterans Against the War.
Not long after we see Conklin celebrating the election of Barack Obama, who he -- and so many others -- hopes might be able to bring the war to a quick end, he learns he's been called back into service.
It is revealed that Ryan and Belle broke up, and that he and Baya are in a relationship.
The Brooklyn cast moves into the house and gets to know Red Hook.