The Regimental Commander of the 7th Cavalry Regiment takes great pleasure in presenting the Brigadier General Krazee Lifetime Achievement Medal to Colonel Rip Tharen for his steadfast loyalty, dedicated and exceptional meritorious service, and above all his commitment to the very spirit of the 7th Cavalry Regiment since 19 March 2017. Colonel Tharen has served with distinction in his several stations though out his career in the 7th Cavalry. As the Commander of 1st Battalion he has spent countless hours shaping and guiding the Battalion, constantly insuring that members all the way down to the trooper level are informed, empowered, and engaged with is vision for 1-7. He is constantly approachable, level-headed, and fair towards all members of his Battalion. He has attended over 300 operations for Arma 3, and has acted as the officer in charge during those operations more often than any other officer within the Battalion. He has also served for multiple years with distinction as the OIC for the S7 Department (formerly S3), further shaping course development within Arma 3, as well as helping mold new officer candidates as the ODS Lead. His leadership and devotion to the 7th Cavalry Regiment set the standard for all officers and bring great credit to himself and the 7th Cavalry Regiment as a whole.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AT 7th CAVALRY HEADQUARTERS
ON THIS THE 18th DAY OF DECEMBER 2021
For exceptionally meritorious service to Second Battalion. First Lieutenant Lucas Profenno distinguished himself by going above and beyond what is required by any Officer in the Cavalry. The Lieutenant averaged 4 SPs a week in his position of XO, making it a priority to go to every SP in his company. Additionally, he continued to support his company, and AO, by always being available via teamspeak, discord, and the forums to train, coach, and help solve problems with and for his fellow Troopers, NCOs, and Officers. Lieutenant Profenno excels in his secondary billets helping shape 2nd Battalion and improving the quality and consistency of S7 classes, S1 processing, and to further voice concerns of SOP, procedure, ensuring that all within the battalion understand them, in order to help be a messenger of change. First Lieutenant Lucas Profenno's dedication to duty and exceptionally meritorious service are in great credit to themselves and the 7th Cavalry Gaming Regiment.
For contributions in Third Section, Second Platoon, Bravo Troop, First Battalion in the Second Quarter of 2021. Corporal Ron Sypolt distinguished themselves by setting the example in how a newly appointed Section Leader should conduct themselves. He has been doing work behind the scenes, and on the servers actively for months on implementing, fun and engaging game types, and missions. Corporal Sypolt has continued to show great activity in operations completing 12 this quarter. He continues to stay in constant communication with his leadership and works well with not just his squad but the Battalion as whole. Corporal Ron Sypolt's dedication to duty and commitment is in great credit to themselves, Bravo Troop and the 7th Cavalry Gaming Regiment.