Profile of Major, Blackburn.J

Information
Full Name:
Jake Blackburn
Rank:
Major
Primary Position:
Commander A/1-7
Forum Account:
Blackburn.J
Secondary Positions:
  • S3 - Arma 3 ACE Instructor
  • S6 - IMO Assistant
  • S6 - Developer
Enlisted:
May 10, 2011
Promotion:
May 14, 2018
Time in Service:
Years: [7] Months: [8]
Time in Grade:
Years: [0] Months: [8]
Service Record
Date Record Citation
Jan 12, 2019 Completed 138th Combat Mission (Operation Bloody Orchard) -
Jan 05, 2019 Completed 137th Combat Mission (Campaign Hurricane Rathalos, Operation Crystal Valley) -
Dec 30, 2018 Completed 136th Combat Mission (Operation Abwehr Leben) -
Dec 30, 2018 Completed 135th Combat Mission (Operation Outskirts) -
Dec 16, 2018 Completed 134th Combat Mission (Operation Assault on Velmolen) -
Dec 15, 2018 Completed 133rd Combat Mission (Operation Bloody Knuckles) -
Dec 09, 2018 Completed 132nd Combat Mission (Operation Market Fury) -
Dec 08, 2018 Completed 131st Combat Mission (Operation Velmolen Blitz) -
Dec 02, 2018 Completed 130th Combat Mission (Operation Herschel) -
Nov 25, 2018 Completed 129th Combat Mission (Operation Swamp Drop Phase 1), Completed 5th Combat Jump -
Nov 24, 2018 Relieved of Duties from the Regimental Recruiting Department, Per Request -
Nov 18, 2018 Completed 128th Combat Mission (Operation Cold Steel) -
Nov 16, 2018 Completed 127th Combat Mission (Operation Lunar Shift), Completed 2nd HALO Combat Jump -
Nov 13, 2018 Assigned to S6 Information Management Office, Assistant as Additional Duty -
Nov 10, 2018 Completed 126th Combat Mission (Operation Redemption) -
Oct 28, 2018 Completed 125th Combat Mission (Operation Blue Support Part 2) -
Oct 27, 2018 Completed 124th Combat Mission (Operation Thieving Chimera) -
Oct 21, 2018 Completed 123rd Combat Mission (Operation Linebacker) -
Oct 13, 2018 Completed 122nd Combat Mission (Operation Parting Gift) -
Oct 06, 2018 Completed 121st Combat Mission (Campaign Hurricane Rathalos, Operation Mythril Wyvern) -
Sep 30, 2018 Completed 120th Combat Mission (Operation Fall Chill) -
Sep 29, 2018 Graduated ARMA3 Ranger Reconnaissance Course, Class 039/09/18 -
Sep 29, 2018 Completed 119th Combat Mission (Operation Wrecking Ball Redux) -
Sep 15, 2018 Completed 118th Combat Mission (Operation Jialong) -
Sep 09, 2018 Completed 117th Combat Mission (Operation Blue Support) -
Sep 07, 2018 Completed 116th Combat Mission (Operation Titan Shuttle), Completed 1st HALO Combat Jump -
Sep 01, 2018 Completed 115th Combat Mission (Operation Seven steeds) -
Aug 25, 2018 Completed 114th Combat Mission (Operation Battle Axe) -
Aug 23, 2018 S3 Reorg: Assigned S3 ARMA3 Aviation Center of Excellence, Instructor as Additional Duty -
Aug 11, 2018 Completed 113th Combat Mission (Campaign Brass Pillar, Operation Jade Crystal) -
Aug 04, 2018 Graduated ARMA3 Forward Air Controller Course, Class 031/08/18 -
Jul 29, 2018 Completed 112th Combat Mission (Operation Twilight Breach Redux) -
Jul 28, 2018 Completed 111th Combat Mission (Operation Comet Impact) -
Jul 27, 2018 Completed 110th Combat Mission (Campaign War Games, Operation Chapter 4) -
Jul 21, 2018 Completed 109th Combat Mission (Campaign Brass Pillar, Operation Moonstone Angel) -
Jul 15, 2018 Completed 108th Combat Mission (Operation Gipsy Blitz Redux) -
Jul 14, 2018 Completed 107th Combat Mission (Campaign War Games, Operation Chapter 3) -
Jul 06, 2018 Completed all Requirements of the Recruiter Training, Assigned Recruiter -
Jun 25, 2018 Assigned to the Regimental Recruiting Department, Recruiter (In Training) as Additional Duty -
Jun 23, 2018 Completed 106th Combat Mission (Operation Gipsy Blitz) -
Jun 09, 2018 Completed 105th Combat Mission (Operation Steel Rebirth) -
Jun 03, 2018 Completed 104th Combat Mission (Operation Low Speed), Completed 4th Combat Jump -
Jun 02, 2018 Completed 103rd Combat Mission (Operation Long Night), Completed 3rd Combat Jump -
May 28, 2018 Assigned to S6 Information Management Office, Developer as Additional Duty -
May 26, 2018 Completed 102nd Combat Mission (Campaign Juniper Spear Phase 2, Operation Python Strangle) -
May 19, 2018 Completed 101st Combat Mission (Operation Outlaw Posse) -
May 14, 2018 Promoted to Major (O-4)
May 05, 2018 Completed 100th Combat Mission (Campaign Juniper Spear Phase 2, Operation Rhino Rush) -
Apr 29, 2018 Assigned Commanding Officer A/1-7 -
Apr 22, 2018 Completed 99th Combat Mission (Operation Lightning Dagger) -
Apr 21, 2018 Completed 98th Combat Mission (Campaign Juniper Spear Phase 2, Operation Crater Cover) -
Apr 15, 2018 Completed 97th Combat Mission (Operation Red Redemption) -
Apr 14, 2018 Completed 96th Combat Mission (Campaign Juniper Spear Phase 2, Operation Doppelganger) -
Apr 07, 2018 Completed 95th Combat Mission (Campaign Juniper Spear Phase 2, Operation Indignant Hail) -
Mar 31, 2018 Completed 94th Combat Mission (Campaign Juniper Spear Phase 2, Operation Hawkeye) -
Mar 24, 2018 Completed 93rd Combat Mission (Campaign Juniper Spear Phase 2, Operation Cutoff) -
Mar 23, 2018 Relieved of CAG duties, Group stood down -
Mar 23, 2018 Graduated ARMA3 Combat Medic Course, Class 012/03/18
Mar 10, 2018 Completed 92nd Combat Mission (Campaign Juniper Spear, Operation Window Shopping) -
Mar 09, 2018 Completed 91st Combat Mission (Campaign Juniper Spear, Operation Clothesline) -
Feb 25, 2018 Completed 90th Combat Mission (Operation Palm Crescent) -
Feb 24, 2018 Completed 89th Combat Mission (Campaign Juniper Spear, Operation Thunder and Lightning) -
Feb 17, 2018 Completed 88th Combat Mission (Campaign Juniper Spear, Operation Deliverance) -
Feb 10, 2018 Completed 87th Combat Mission (Campaign Juniper Spear, Operation Dealbreaker) -
Feb 09, 2018 Completed 86th Combat Mission (Campaign Juniper Spear, Operation Supercharge) -
Jan 27, 2018 Completed 85th Combat Mission (Operation Silk Cloud) -
Dec 17, 2017 Completed 84th Combat Mission (Campaign Volsunga, Operation Andvaranaut) -
Dec 16, 2017 Completed 83rd Combat Mission (Operation Ground Take) -
Dec 09, 2017 Graduated ARMA3 Combat Lifesaver Course, Class 050/12/17 -
Dec 02, 2017 Completed 82nd Combat Mission (Operation Fever Dream Redux) -
Nov 26, 2017 Completed 81st Combat Mission (Operation Pandora Redux) -
Nov 25, 2017 Completed 80th Combat Mission (Campaign Asgard, Operation Kindred Spirit) -
Nov 19, 2017 Completed 79th Combat Mission (Operation Red Dawn Part 2) -
Nov 18, 2017 Completed 78th Combat Mission (Operation Giant's Bane) -
Nov 17, 2017 Completed 77th Combat Mission (Campaign Hiking Trip, Operation Hiking Trip Part 3) -
Nov 12, 2017 Completed 76th Combat Mission (Campaign Hiking Trip, Operation Hiking Trip Part 2) -
Nov 05, 2017 Completed 75th Combat Mission (Operation Legion) -
Oct 29, 2017 Completed 74th Combat Mission (Operation Hiking Trip) -
Oct 08, 2017 Completed 73rd Combat Mission (Operation Tradesman) -
Aug 13, 2017 Promoted to Captain (O-3)
Aug 05, 2017 Completed 72nd Combat Mission (Campaign Annex Chernarus, Operation Castle Falls) -
Jul 22, 2017 Completed 71st Combat Mission (Campaign Betrayal, Operation White Cobra) -
Jul 14, 2017 Relieved of Duties from the S3 Operations Staff , Per Request -
Jun 28, 2017 Transferred and Assigned, Executive Officer A/1-7 -
Jun 24, 2017 Completed 70th Combat Mission (Operation Hammerhead) -
Jun 18, 2017 Completed 69th Combat Mission (Operation Northern Tempest) -
Jun 17, 2017 Completed 68th Combat Mission (Campaign Betrayal, Operation Rhinoceros) -
May 20, 2017 Completed 67th Combat Mission (Operation Dawnbreaker) -
May 14, 2017 Completed 66th Combat Mission (Operation Crimson Hammer) -
May 13, 2017 Completed 65th Combat Mission (Operation Primitive Genesis) -
May 06, 2017 Completed 64th Combat Mission (Operation Stallion Strike) -
Apr 30, 2017 Completed 63rd Combat Mission (Operation Black Gold) -
Apr 29, 2017 Completed 62nd Combat Mission (Operation Nachzehrer) -
Mar 19, 2017 Completed 61st Combat Mission (Operation Raging Rhino) -
Mar 18, 2017 Completed 60th Combat Mission (Campaign Emerald Storm, Operation Cloud Burst), Completed 2nd Combat Jump -
Mar 12, 2017 Completed 59th Combat Mission (Operation Brass Stag) -
Feb 26, 2017 Completed 58th Combat Mission (Operation Featherweight) -
Feb 11, 2017 Completed 57th Combat Mission (Campaign Iron Will, Operation Potassium Run) -
Jan 30, 2017 Assigned to S3 Operations Staff as Additional Duty -
Jan 22, 2017 Completed 56th Combat Mission (Operation Vengeful Eagle) -
Dec 23, 2016 Completed 55th Combat Mission (Campaign Alterra Shield, Operation Cobalt (Day 2)) -
Dec 11, 2016 Completed 54th Combat Mission (Operation Spearhead Precept) -
Dec 10, 2016 Promoted to First Lieutenant (O-2)
Dec 10, 2016 Completed 53rd Combat Mission (Campaign Stratis Assault, Operation Wrecking Ball) -
Dec 04, 2016 Completed 52nd Combat Mission (Campaign Iron Will, Operation Bronze Sweep) -
Nov 19, 2016 Completed 51st Combat Mission (Operation High Octane) -
Nov 13, 2016 Completed 50th Combat Mission (Campaign Iron Will, Operation Brass Hearts) -
Aug 06, 2016 Completed 49th Combat Mission (Operation Fever Dream) -
Jul 22, 2016 Graduated Arma 3 Aviation Ground School, Class 030/07/16 -
Jul 22, 2016 Relieved of Duties from the S5 Department as PR, Per Request -
Jul 19, 2016 Assigned to S3 AETC Instructor as Additional Duty -
Jul 05, 2016 Assigned to S5 Public Relations As Additional Duty -
Apr 24, 2016 Completed 48th Combat Mission (Campaign Strigoi, Operation Fang) -
Apr 16, 2016 Completed 47th Combat Mission (Campaign Strigoi, Operation Blood Moon) -
Apr 09, 2016 Completed 46th Combat Mission (Campaign Strigoi, Operation Slayer) -
Mar 26, 2016 Completed 45th Combat Mission (Campaign Desert Anvil, Operation Morning Star) -
Mar 06, 2016 Completed 44th Combat Mission (Operation Hells Highway) -
Feb 27, 2016 Completed 43rd Combat Mission (Campaign Desert Anvil, Operation Broadsword) -
Feb 24, 2016 Graduated from Halo Jump Class 042/15
Feb 20, 2016 Completed 42nd Combat Mission (Campaign Desert Anvil, Operation Broadsword - Recon 2) -
Feb 19, 2016 Completed 41st Combat Mission (Campaign Desert Anvil, Operation Broadsword - Recon 1) -
Feb 17, 2016 Promoted to Second Lieutenant (O-1), Transferred and assigned PL 1/A/1-7
Feb 14, 2016 Completed 40th Combat Mission (Operation Kings Gambit) -
Feb 08, 2016 Graduated Arma3 Army Reconnaissance Course, Class 006/02/16 -
Jan 28, 2016 Completed 39th Combat Mission (Operation Soft Dawn) -
Jan 15, 2016 Completed 38th Combat Mission (Operation Minuteman) -
Jan 13, 2016 Assigned to S3 Battle Staff as Additional Duty -
Dec 14, 2015 Graduated Arma3 Ranger Class 042-15
Dec 12, 2015 Completed 37th Combat Mission (Operation Battering Ram) -
Nov 29, 2015 Completed 36th Combat Mission (Operation Metalhead) -
Nov 21, 2015 Assigned to S5 Page Admin As Additional Duty -
Nov 08, 2015 Completed 35th Combat Mission (Operation Edessa Thrust) -
Oct 17, 2015 Completed 34th Combat Mission (Operation Soft Stone) -
Oct 09, 2015 Completed 33rd Combat Mission (Operation Gateway) -
Sep 21, 2015 Graduated ARMA3 Fire Support Observers Course, Class 038/09/15 -
Sep 20, 2015 Promoted to Chief Warrant Officer 2 (CW2)
Jul 18, 2015 Completed 32nd Combat Mission (Operation Longest Day), Completed 1st Combat Jump - Operation Longest Day -
Jun 20, 2015 Completed 31st Combat Mission (Campaign Masterwork, Operation Stranglehold) -
Jun 13, 2015 Completed 30th Combat Mission (Campaign Valhalla, Operation Valkyrie) -
Jun 06, 2015 Completed 29th Combat Mission (Campaign Masterwork, Operation Scorpion Patrol) -
Apr 02, 2015 Completed 28th Combat Mission (Operation Winds Of Change) -
Mar 31, 2015 Transferred and Assigned Platoon Sergeant 1/A/1-7 -
Mar 28, 2015 Completed 27th Combat Mission (Campaign Marathon, Operation Creeping Dusk) -
Mar 22, 2015 Completed 26th Combat Mission (Campaign Jezebel, Operation Face Off) -
Mar 22, 2015 Completed 25th Combat Mission (Operation Northern Lights) -
Mar 08, 2015 Completed 24th Combat Mission (Campaign Valhalla, Operation Fenrir) -
Mar 03, 2015 Promoted to Warrant Officer 1 (WO1)
Feb 09, 2015 Promoted to Corporal (E-4)
Nov 12, 2014 Transferred and Assigned Section Leader A/1/A/1-7 -
Nov 01, 2014 Completed 23rd Combat Mission (Operation Serpents Cradle) -
Oct 11, 2014 Promoted to Specialist (E-4)
Sep 20, 2014 Completed 22nd Combat Mission (Campaign Revolution, Operation Foxtrot Whiskey) -
Aug 12, 2014 Voluntary Reduction in Rank to Private First Class (E-3), Transferred and Assigned Transport Rotary Co-Pilot A/1/A/1-7 -
Feb 24, 2014 General Discharge with Eligibility for Re-enlistment -
Sep 09, 2013 Transferred and Assigned Attack Rotary Pilot B/2/A/1-7 -
Sep 05, 2013 Voluntary Reduction in rank to Specialist (E-3), Transferred and Assigned Transport Rotary Pilot A/1/A/1-7 -
Apr 07, 2013 General Discharge with Eligibility for Re-enlistment only Upon Review from Upper Command -
Mar 16, 2013 Completed 21st Combat Mission (Operation Heartbreaker Part Deuce) -
Mar 16, 2013 Completed 20th Combat Mission (Operation Devil Dog Part Deuce) -
Feb 01, 2013 Returned from ELOA, Assigned Rotary Attack Pilot, B/2/A/1-7 -
Jan 07, 2013 Placed on ELOA -
Dec 08, 2012 Completed 19th Combat Mission (Operation Heartbreaker) -
Nov 10, 2012 Completed 18th Combat Mission (Campaign Clip Wars, Operation Revenge of the Clip) -
Oct 26, 2012 Completed 17th Combat Mission (Operation Black Mamba) -
Oct 09, 2012 Completed 16th Combat Mission (Operation Devil Dog) -
Oct 03, 2012 Promoted to Warrant Officer 1 (WO1)
Oct 01, 2012 Assigned to S3 ATC Lead as Additional Duty -
Sep 15, 2012 Completed 15th Combat Mission (Operation The Clip Strikes Back) -
Aug 24, 2012 Assigned to S3 ATC, School Staff as an Additional Billet -
Aug 04, 2012 Completed 14th Combat Mission (Operation A new Clip Part Deux) -
Jul 15, 2012 Completed 13th Combat Mission (Operation A New Clip) -
Jul 08, 2012 Completed 12th Combat Mission (Operation TvT 90 Clip-Less) -
Jun 23, 2012 Completed 11th Combat Mission (Operation Enduring Koso) -
May 06, 2012 Completed 10th Combat Mission (Operation Steel Snow) -
Apr 12, 2012 Completed 9th Combat Mission (Operation RedBullClip) -
Apr 08, 2012 Completed 8th Combat Mission (Operation Iron Patience) -
Mar 23, 2012 Accepted Sniper Class 003-12 -
Mar 11, 2012 Completed 6th Combat Mission (Operation Iron Tide) -
Jan 28, 2012 Transfered and assigned Rotary Attack Pilot & Section Lead B/2/A/1-7 -
Jan 26, 2012 Selected as Warrant Officer Candidate (WOC)
Dec 18, 2011 Completed 5th Combat Mission (Operation Tiger) -
Nov 19, 2011 Completed 4th Combat Mission (Operation Turkey Run) -
Nov 15, 2011 Graduated from NCOA Warrior Leadership Course Class 07/11/11
Nov 10, 2011 Relieved of Duties, as Drill Instructor per request -
Oct 31, 2011 Graduated the Drill Instructor Course, Assigned Drill Instructor. -
Oct 21, 2011 Completed 3rd Combat Mission (Operation Sleepy Hollow) -
Sep 24, 2011 Transferred and Assigned Rotary Transport Pilot C/1/A/1-7. -
Sep 11, 2011 Assigned to the Recruit Training Command, Drill Instructor (In Training) -
Aug 27, 2011 Graduated from Basic Jump School Class 027/08/11,Completed 1st Combat Jump - Operation Longest Day
Aug 21, 2011 Transferred and Assigned Rotary Transport Crew Chief D/1/A/1-7 -
Aug 14, 2011 Promoted to Specialist (E-4)
Aug 07, 2011 Completed Advanced Individual Training (Phase I) -
Jun 18, 2011 Promoted to Private First Class (E-3)
Jun 11, 2011 Completed 1st Combat Mission (Operation Heatseeker) -
May 16, 2011 Graduated Boot Camp, Promoted to Private (E2), assigned Rotary Door Gunner D/1/A/1-7
May 10, 2011 Enlisted in the 7th Cavalry Regiment, Assigned Boot Camp 019/05/11 -
Awards & Recognition
Date Award   Details Citation
Jul 04, 2015 Bronze Star with Valor Device Operation Stranglehold (Arma3)
Oct 28, 2018 Purple Heart Operation Parting Gift
May 23, 2016 Purple Heart Operation Fang
Jun 18, 2015 Army Air Medal Operation Valkyrie (Arma3)
Feb 08, 2016 Joint Service Commendation Medal Operation Minutemen
Jul 10, 2018 Army Commendation Medal For RRD Dept.
Feb 08, 2016 Joint Service Achievement Medal Operation Minutemen
Apr 24, 2018 Army Good Conduct Medal 2nd Silver Knot
Apr 24, 2017 Army Good Conduct Medal 1st Silver Knot
Apr 24, 2016 Army Good Conduct Medal 3rd Bronze Knot
Apr 25, 2015 Army Good Conduct Medal 2nd Bronze Knot
Nov 07, 2013 Army Good Conduct Medal 1st Bronze Knot
May 15, 2012 Army Good Conduct Medal
Jan 13, 2018 Armed Forces Service Medal For S3 Dept. 13JUL17 - 13JAN18
Jul 13, 2017 Armed Forces Service Medal For S3 Dept. 13JAN17 - 13JUL17
Jan 13, 2017 Armed Forces Service Medal For S3 Dept. 13JUL16 - 13JAN17
Jul 12, 2016 Armed Forces Service Medal For S3 Dept. 13JAN16 - 13JUL16
May 20, 2016 Armed Forces Service Medal For S5 Dept. 21NOV15 - 21MAY16
Jan 14, 2013 7th Cavalry Server Upgrade Award
May 16, 2011 Army Service Ribbon
Jun 16, 2018 Cavalry Centurion Medal
Jun 06, 2018 United Nations Service Medal Campaign Juniper Spear Phase 2 (ARMA3)
Apr 13, 2018 United Nations Service Medal Campaign Juniper Spear Phase 1 (Arma3)
Jan 27, 2018 United Nations Service Medal Campaign Hiking Trip (ARMA3)
Nov 15, 2017 United Nations Service Medal Campaign Iron Will (Arma3)
May 01, 2017 United Nations Service Medal Campaign Desert Anvil
May 04, 2016 United Nations Service Medal Campaign Strigoi (ArmA 3)
Dec 09, 2012 United Nations Service Medal Campaign Clip Wars (ArmA3)
Jan 07, 2019 WWII Service Ribbon
Aug 17, 2018 Overseas Service Ribbon
Aug 01, 2018 Recruiting Ribbon 2nd Award
Sep 04, 2011 Recruiting Ribbon 1st Award
Nov 26, 2017 Ranger Selection Ribbon -
Jun 02, 2011 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Sep 18, 2010 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Aug 10, 2009 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Sep 01, 2004 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Mar 18, 2003 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Sep 04, 2018 Army Meritorious Unit Citation War Games Chapter 4
Sep 02, 2012 Rifle Expert Awarded for the completion of one or more of the weapons qualification courses with excellent scores.
Sep 02, 2012 Grenade Expert Awarded for the completion of one or more of the weapons qualification courses with excellent scores.
Mar 16, 2013 Combat Infantry Badge 4th Award
Sep 15, 2012 Combat Infantry Badge 3rd Award
May 06, 2012 Combat Infantry Badge 2nd Award
Dec 18, 2011 Combat Infantry Badge
Jun 11, 2011 Expert Infantry Badge
Nov 05, 2017 Master Army Aviator Badge
Nov 28, 2016 Senior Army Aviator Badge
Jan 26, 2012 Army Aviator Badge
Aug 27, 2011 Army Parachutist Badge
Feb 23, 2016 High Altitude Low Opening (HALO) Freefall Badge
Mar 23, 2018 Expert Field Medic Badge
Feb 09, 2012 Combat Field Medical Badge
Dec 14, 2015 Ranger Tab