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Second Lieutenant Benson.G

Giovanni Benson

Information

Full name
Giovanni Benson
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Primary position
Platoon Leader 2/A/3-7
Secondary positions
  • S6 Game Staff IT
  • S2 Investigator
Forum account
Benson.G
Join Date
Feb 27, 2023
Promotion Date
Apr 1, 2024
Time in service
Years: [1] Months: [3]
Time in grade
Years: [0] Months: [2]

Service record

Date Record Type Citation
2024-06-16 Graduated DCS Air Battle Manager Course Graduation -
2024-06-07 Completed 48th Combat Mission (Operation Righteous Guardian June 6th 1944) Operation -
2024-06-04 Completed 47th Combat Mission (Campaign Solano. Operation Maple Wood) Operation -
2024-06-04 Completed 46th Combat Mission (Campaign Solano. Operation Tidal Flop) Operation -
2024-05-28 Completed 45th Combat Mission (Campaign Tactical Tuesday May 2024. Operation Brimstone) Operation -
2024-05-18 Completed 44th Combat Mission (Campaign Dire Straits. Operation Kudos) Operation -
2024-05-04 Completed 43rd Combat Mission (Operation 3-7 DCS Top Gun Tournament) Operation -
2024-05-01 Completed 42nd Combat Mission (Campaign Tactical Tuesday April 2024. Operation Sabertooth II) Operation -
2024-04-21 Completed 41st Combat Mission (Campaign Dire Straits. Operation Cold Fire) Operation -
2024-04-18 Passed DCS Basic Carrier Qualification Course Evaluation Graduation -
2024-04-17 Completed 40th Combat Mission (Campaign Tactical Tuesday April 2024. Operation Buzzsaw) Operation -
2024-04-14 Graduated DCS Basic Carrier Qualification Course Graduation -
2024-04-13 Completed 39th Combat Mission (Campaign Dire Straits. Operation Bushmaster) Operation -
2024-04-10 Completed 38th Combat Mission (Campaign Tactical Tuesday April 2024. Operation Cyclone) Operation -
2024-04-07 Completed 37th Combat Mission (Campaign Dire Straits. Operation Iron Fist) Operation -
2024-04-01 Transferred and Assigned Platoon Leader 2/A/3-7 Transfer -
2024-04-01 Promoted to Second Lieutenant (O-1) Promotion Citation
2024-03-30 Completed 36th Combat Mission (Campaign Constantine. Operation Were Raven) Operation -
2024-03-20 Completed 35th Combat Mission (Campaign Tactical Tuesday March 2024. Operation Iron Wolf) Operation -
2024-03-10 Completed 34th Combat Mission (Campaign Constantine. Operation Red Mark) Operation -
2024-03-06 Assigned S2 Investigator Assignment -
2024-03-02 Completed 33rd Combat Mission (Campaign Barborosa. Operation Twister) Operation -
2024-02-24 Completed 32nd Combat Mission (Campaign Barborosa. Operation White Shark) Operation -
2024-02-18 Completed 31st Combat Mission (Campaign Barborosa. Operation Cobra) Operation -
2024-02-10 Graduated Officer Development School Graduation -
2024-01-30 Completed 30th Combat Mission (Campaign Tactical Tuesday January. Operation Gray Rain Scramble) Operation -
2024-01-27 Assigned S2 Investigator IT Assignment -
2024-01-23 Completed 29th Combat Mission (Campaign LexCon. Operation SuckerPunch Redux) Operation -
2024-01-13 Completed 28th Combat Mission (Campaign Bronze Thunder. Operation Cold Steel) Operation -
2023-12-12 Completed 27th Combat Mission (Operation A/ACD-7 End of year Dogfighting Competition) Operation -
2023-12-06 Completed 26th Combat Mission (Campaign Midnight. Operation Shake It Off) Operation -
2023-12-03 Completed 25th Combat Mission (Campaign Aegies. Operation Lingering Storm) Operation -
2023-11-29 Completed 24th Combat Mission (Campaign Midnight. Operation Begins Again) Operation -
2023-11-25 Completed 23rd Combat Mission (Operation Sleeping Beauty) Operation -
2023-10-25 Completed 22nd Combat Mission (Campaign Tactical Tuesday October 2023. Operation Rose Thorn Remaster) Operation -
2023-10-24 Assigned S6 Game Staff IT Assignment -
2023-10-22 Completed 21st Combat Mission (Campaign Medusa. Operation Damascus Slam) Operation -
2023-10-18 Completed 20th Combat Mission (Campaign Throwdown Tuesdays October 2023. Operation Syrian Pretense) Operation -
2023-10-14 Completed 19th Combat Mission (Campaign Winter's Moon. Operation Gravity) Operation -
2023-09-30 Completed 18th Combat Mission (Campaign Tenacious Turnover. Operation Early Dawn) Operation -
2023-09-26 Completed 17th Combat Mission (Campaign Tactical Tuesdays September 2023. Operation Roundhouse) Operation -
2023-09-23 Completed 16th Combat Mission (Campaign Broken Arrow. Operation Lightning) Operation -
2023-09-20 Completed 15th Combat Mission (Campaign Tactical Tuesdays September 2023. Operation Sandstorm) Operation -
2023-09-09 Completed 14th Combat Mission (Campaign Rolling Thunder. Operation Black Rain Redux 2/2) Operation -
2023-08-26 Completed 13th Combat Mission (Campaign Saturday Night Throwdown 2023. Operation Curtain Fall) Operation -
2023-08-25 Transferred and Assigned Platoon Sergeant 2/A/ACD Transfer -
2023-08-24 Promoted to Chief Warrant Officer 2 (W-2) Promotion Citation
2023-08-20 Completed 12th Combat Mission (Campaign Lexington-Concord. Operation BackHand) Operation -
2023-08-16 Completed 11th Combat Mission (Campaign Tactical Tuesdays August 2023. Operation Throwdown Tuesdays 16AUG23) Operation -
2023-08-13 Completed 10th Combat Mission (Campaign Medusa. Operation Power Play) Operation -
2023-08-12 Attended the Server Administration Course Graduation -
2023-08-09 Completed 9th Combat Mission (Campaign Tactical Tuesdays August 2023. Operation Throwdown Tuesdays 09AUG23) Operation -
2023-07-26 Completed 8th Combat Mission (Campaign Tactical Tuesdays July 2023. Operation New Dawn) Operation -
2023-07-19 Completed 7th Combat Mission (Campaign Tactical Tuesdays July 2023. Operation Slim Comet) Operation -
2023-07-16 Completed 6th Combat Mission (Campaign Sands. Operation Open Maw) Operation -
2023-07-12 Completed 5th Combat Mission (Campaign Tactical Tuesdays July 2023. Operation Schneefall) Operation -
2023-06-16 Graduated NCOA Warrior Leadership Course Phase II Graduation -
2023-06-09 Graduated NCOA Warrior Leadership Course Phase I Graduation -
2023-06-04 Promoted to Specialist (E-4) Promotion Citation
2023-05-28 Completed 4th Combat Mission (Campaign Stubborn Resolve. Operation Returning Rose Thorn) Operation -
2023-05-09 Completed 3rd Combat Mission (Campaign Tactical Tuesdays May 2023. Operation Blind Rhino) Operation -
2023-04-29 Completed 2nd Combat Mission (Campaign Saturday Afternoon Strike April 2023. Operation Palmyra Burning) Operation -
2023-04-05 Promoted to Private First Class (E-3) Promotion Citation
2023-03-29 Completed 1st Combat Mission (Campaign Tactical Tuesdays March 2023. Operation Friction) Operation -
2023-03-19 Transferred and Assigned Trooper C/2/A/ACD Transfer -
2023-03-13 Graduated DCS Ground School Evaluation Graduation -
2023-03-13 Transferred and Assigned Trooper A/1/A/ACD Transfer -
2023-03-11 Graduated DCS Ground School Graduation -
2023-03-06 Graduated Boot Camp, Promoted to Private (E-2) Graduation Citation
2023-03-01 Transferred and Assigned Trooper ITW/A/ACD Transfer -
2023-02-27 Enlisted in the 7th Cavalry Regiment, Assigned Boot Camp Transfer -

Awards and recognition

Date Award   Details  
2023-10-18 Defense Meritorious Service Medal S5 Citation
2023-09-28 Army Commendation Medal with Valor Device Operation Lightning Citation
2023-12-02 Army Commendation Medal A/ACD NCO of the Quarter Citation
2024-05-21 Army Achievement Medal S2 Citation
2023-11-28 Prisoner of War Medal Operation Sleeping Beauty Citation
2024-03-06 Army Good Conduct Medal Initial Citation
2023-03-06 Army Service Ribbon   Citation
2024-05-01 United Nations Service Medal Campaign Tactical Tuesday April 2024 Citation
2024-03-02 United Nations Service Medal Operation Barborosa Citation
2023-08-12 United Nations Service Medal Campaign Tactical Tuesdays July 2023 Citation
2023-07-23 DCS World Service Ribbon   Citation
2024-06-03 Recruiting Ribbon 6th Award Citation
2024-06-03 Recruiting Ribbon 5th Award Citation
2024-06-03 Recruiting Ribbon 4th Award Citation
2024-03-29 Recruiting Ribbon 3rd Award Citation
2024-02-07 Recruiting Ribbon 2nd Award Citation
2023-11-26 Recruiting Ribbon 1st Award Citation
2024-06-07 D-Day Commemorative Medal   Citation
2021-05-16 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation   Citation
2011-06-02 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation   Citation
2010-09-18 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation   Citation
2009-08-10 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation   Citation
2004-09-01 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation   Citation
2003-03-18 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation   Citation
2023-03-29 Expert Infantry Badge   Citation
2023-07-12 Combat Infantry Badge   Citation
2023-08-13 Combat Infantry Badge 2nd Award   Citation
2023-09-03 Combat Infantry Badge 3rd Award   Citation
2023-10-18 Combat Infantry Badge 4th Award   Citation
2023-04-08 Army Aviator Badge   Citation
2023-09-02 Hydra-70 Marksman Awarded for the completion of one or more of the weapons qualification courses with average scores. Citation
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