Profile of Sergeant Major, Ryan.B

Information
Full Name:
Ben Ryan
Rank:
Sergeant Major
Primary Position:
Battalion Sergeant Major 1-7
Forum Account:
Ryan.B
Enlisted:
Apr 24, 2014
Promotion:
Aug 12, 2019
Time in Service:
Years: [5] Months: [7]
Time in Grade:
Years: [0] Months: [4]
Service Record
Date Record Citation
Nov 16, 2019 Completed 60th Combat Mission (Campaign Burning Winter, Operation Ice Powder) -
Oct 26, 2019 Completed 59th Combat Mission (Operation Public Annexation) -
Oct 20, 2019 Completed 58th Combat Mission (Campaign House of Cards, Operation Ravager Phase 2 Redux) -
Oct 02, 2019 Graduated ARMA3 Tank Commander Course -
Aug 12, 2019 Promoted to Sergeant Major (E-9), Transferred and Assigned Battalion Sergeant Major 1-7
Aug 10, 2019 Completed 57th Combat Mission (Operation Red Salmon) -
Jul 24, 2019 Completed 56th Combat Mission (Campaign July Warfare Wednesdays, Operation Warfare Wednesday 6) -
Jul 17, 2019 Completed 55th Combat Mission (Campaign July Warfare Wednesdays, Operation Warfare Wednesday 5) -
Jul 14, 2019 Graduated ARMA3 Basic Mechanized Crewman Course, Class 028/07/19 -
Jul 14, 2019 Completed 54th Combat Mission (Operation Leest defence) -
Jun 23, 2019 Completed 53rd Combat Mission (Campaign House of Cards, Operation Forte Crescendo) -
Jun 16, 2019 Graduated ARMA3 Advanced Armor Crewman Course, Class 024/06/19 -
Jun 09, 2019 Completed 52nd Combat Mission (Campaign Overlord, Operation D-Day H-Hour) -
May 27, 2019 Graduated ARMA3 Advanced Care Course, Class 022/06/19 -
May 21, 2019 Graduated ARMA3 Combat Medic Course, Class 021/05/19 -
May 21, 2019 Graduated ARMA3 Combat Lifesaver Course, Class 021/05/19 -
May 19, 2019 Completed 51st Combat Mission (Campaign House of Cards, Operation Catalyst) -
May 11, 2019 Completed 50th Combat Mission (Campaign Black Shield, Operation Stable Hand) -
May 05, 2019 Completed 49th Combat Mission (Operation Queenslayer) -
Apr 28, 2019 Attended the Server Administration Course, 017/04/19 -
Apr 28, 2019 Graduated ARMA3 Aviation Ground School, Class 017/04/19 -
Feb 10, 2019 Completed 48th Combat Mission (Operation Flash Flood) -
Jan 05, 2019 Completed 47th Combat Mission (Campaign Hurricane Rathalos, Operation Crystal Valley) -
Dec 09, 2018 Graduated ARMA3 Infantry Heavy Weapons Course, Class 050/12/18 -
Nov 18, 2018 Completed 46th Combat Mission (Operation Cold Steel) -
Nov 17, 2018 Graduated ARMA3 Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal Course, Class 046/11/18 -
Oct 30, 2018 Graduated ARMA3 Basic Leader Course, Class 044/11/18 -
Sep 25, 2018 Relieved of Duties from the S3 ARMA3 The Cavalry School, Per Request -
Sep 01, 2018 Completed 45th Combat Mission (Operation Seven steeds) -
Aug 23, 2018 S3 Reorg: Assigned S3 ARMA3 The Cavalry School, Instructor as Additional Duty -
Jul 27, 2018 Completed 44th Combat Mission (Campaign War Games, Operation Chapter 4) -
Jul 22, 2018 Graduated ARMA3 Basic Explosive Ordnance Disposal Course, Class 030/07/18 -
Jul 15, 2018 Graduated SQUAD Basic Assault Movement Course, Class 029/07/18 -
Jul 14, 2018 Completed 43rd Combat Mission (Campaign War Games, Operation Chapter 3) -
Jun 02, 2018 Completed 42nd Combat Mission (Operation Long Night), Completed 3rd Combat Jump -
May 30, 2018 Completed 41st Combat Mission (Operation Proud Mountain Pt. 2) -
May 26, 2018 Completed 40th Combat Mission (Campaign Juniper Spear Phase 2, Operation Python Strangle) -
Apr 22, 2018 Completed 39th Combat Mission (Operation Lightning Dagger) -
Apr 07, 2018 Completed 38th Combat Mission (Campaign Juniper Spear Phase 2, Operation Indignant Hail) -
Mar 20, 2018 Promoted to First Sergeant (E-8)
Mar 10, 2018 Completed 37th Combat Mission (Campaign Juniper Spear, Operation Window Shopping) -
Feb 06, 2018 Relieved of Duties from the S5 Media Department, Per Request -
Jan 30, 2018 Transferred and Assigned First Sergeant B/1-7 -
Nov 19, 2017 Completed 36th Combat Mission (Operation Red Dawn Part 2) -
Nov 17, 2017 Completed 35th Combat Mission (Campaign Hiking Trip, Operation Hiking Trip Part 3) -
Oct 01, 2017 Completed 34th Combat Mission (Operation Red Dawn) -
Jul 23, 2017 Graduated ARMA3 Basic Mechanized Infantry Course, Class 030/07/17 -
Jul 12, 2017 Assigned to S3 1BN School of Armor as Additional Duty -
Jul 01, 2017 Completed 33rd Combat Mission (Campaign Iron Will, Operation Tungsten Turmoil) -
Jun 24, 2017 Promoted to Master Sergeant (E-8)
Mar 04, 2017 Completed 32nd Combat Mission (Operation Featherweight) -
Mar 01, 2017 Relieved of Duties from the Regimental Recruiting Department -
Feb 11, 2017 Completed 31st Combat Mission (Campaign Iron Will, Operation Potassium Run) -
Jan 15, 2017 Completed 30th Combat Mission (Operation Blue Streak) -
Dec 10, 2016 Completed 29th Combat Mission (Campaign Stratis Assault, Operation Wrecking Ball) -
Nov 20, 2016 Relieved of Duties as S5 Media Lead -
Nov 19, 2016 Completed 28th Combat Mission (Operation High Octane) -
Nov 13, 2016 Completed 27th Combat Mission (Campaign Iron Will, Operation Brass Hearts) -
Oct 22, 2016 Completed 26th Combat Mission (Operation Restoring Rights Part I) -
Sep 12, 2016 Promoted to Sergeant First Class (E-7)
Aug 27, 2016 Completed 25th Combat Mission (Campaign Eagle, Operation Snipe Hunt) -
Jun 01, 2016 Assigned S5 Media Lead -
Apr 18, 2016 Assigned NCOIC of Regimental Recruiting Department -
Apr 09, 2016 Completed 24th Combat Mission (Campaign Strigoi, Operation Slayer) -
Mar 04, 2016 Assigned Full Status Platoon Sergeant 1/B/1-7 -
Mar 04, 2016 Promoted to Staff Sergeant (E-6)
Feb 20, 2016 Graduated ARMA3 Infantry Fighting Vehicle Commander Course, Class 007/02/16 -
Feb 13, 2016 Completed 23rd Combat Mission (Operation Sacrificial Pawn - Part 2) -
Feb 05, 2016 Assigned Acting Platoon Sergeant 1/B/1-7 -
Jan 30, 2016 Completed 22nd Combat Mission (Operation Barren Hills) -
Jan 28, 2016 Completed 21st Combat Mission (Operation Soft Dawn) -
Nov 28, 2015 Completed 20th Combat Mission (Operation Metalhead) -
Nov 20, 2015 Assigned to S5 Media Department As Additional Duty -
Sep 04, 2015 Completed 19th Combat Mission (Operation Stone Age) -
Aug 28, 2015 Completed 18th Combat Mission (Campaign Masterwork, Operation The Time is Now) -
Aug 14, 2015 Completed 17th Combat Mission (Operation Whiskey Garden) -
Aug 08, 2015 Assigned Senior Recruiter of Regimental Recruiting Department as Additional Duty -
Aug 08, 2015 Completed 16th Combat Mission (Campaign Valhalla, Operation Doppleganger) -
Aug 04, 2015 Promoted to Sergeant (E-5)
Jul 17, 2015 Completed 15th Combat Mission (Operation Longest Day), Completed 2nd Combat Jump - Operation Longest Day -
Jul 10, 2015 Assigned Section Leader C/1/B/1-7 -
Jun 27, 2015 Assigned to S5 Advertising as Additional Duty -
Jun 19, 2015 Completed 14th Combat Mission (Campaign Masterwork, Operation Stranglehold) -
May 30, 2015 Completed 13th Combat Mission (Campaign Masterwork, Operation Crimson Arrow) -
May 30, 2015 Graduated ARMA3 Basic Armor Crewman Course, Class 022/06/15 -
May 22, 2015 Graduated ARMA3 Basic Combat Engineering Course, Class 021/05/15 -
May 08, 2015 Completed 12th Combat Mission (Operation Iron Triangle) -
Apr 23, 2015 Completed 11th Combat Mission (Operation Afterparty) -
Apr 18, 2015 Completed 10th Combat Mission (Campaign Valhalla, Operation Midgard) -
Mar 27, 2015 Completed 9th Combat Mission (Campaign Marathon, Operation Creeping Dusk) -
Mar 15, 2015 Promoted to Corporal (E-4)
Mar 07, 2015 Completed 8th Combat Mission (Campaign Valhalla, Operation Fenrir) -
Feb 27, 2015 Completed 7th Combat Mission (Campaign Marathon, Operation New Day) -
Feb 21, 2015 Completed 6th Combat Mission (Campaign Jezebel, Operation Able Sentry) -
Feb 14, 2015 Completed 5th Combat Mission (Campaign Jezebel, Operation Tug of War) -
Feb 11, 2015 Graduated ARMA3 Advanced Individual Training Course, Phase II -
Jan 29, 2015 Graduated ARMA3 Basic Armor Crewman Course Class 005/02/15
Jan 27, 2015 Graduated ARMA3 Advanced Individual Training Course, Phase I -
Jan 23, 2015 Completed 4th Combat Mission (Campaign Marathon, Operation Sleepless Night) -
Jan 20, 2015 Graduated ARMA3 Basic Air Assault Course, Class 003/01/14
Dec 16, 2014 Graduated NCOA Warrior Leadership Course Class 11-12-2014
Nov 15, 2014 Promoted to Specialist (E-4)
Nov 10, 2014 Completed all Requirements of the Recruiter Training, Assigned Recruiter
Nov 07, 2014 Completed 3rd Combat Mission (Operation Spartan - Part 1) -
Oct 24, 2014 Graduated ARMA3 Basic Airborne Course, Class 043/10/14
Oct 24, 2014 Completed 2nd Combat Mission (Operation AFOR), Completed 1st Combat Jump - Operation AFOR -
Oct 22, 2014 Graduated ARMA3 Basic Radio Communication Course, Class 043/10/14 -
Oct 14, 2014 Assigned to the Regimental Recruiting Department, Recruiter (In Training) as Additional Duty -
Oct 05, 2014 Returned from ELOA, Assigned Trooper C/1/B/1-7 -
Jun 15, 2014 Placed on ELOA -
May 28, 2014 Promoted to Private First Class (E-3)
May 17, 2014 Completed 1st Combat Mission (Campaign Flashpoint, Operation Topaz) -
May 13, 2014 Transferred and Assigned Armor Crewman D/1/B/1-7 -
Apr 28, 2014 Transferred and Assigned Trooper B/1/TU/1-7 -
Apr 26, 2014 Graduated Boot Camp, Promoted to Private (E-2)
Apr 23, 2014 Enlisted in the 7th Cavalry Regiment, Assigned Boot Camp 017/04/14 -
Awards & Recognition
Date Award   Details Citation
May 31, 2019 Defense Distinguished Service Medal For Bravo Troop
Mar 25, 2017 Bronze Star with Valor Device Operation Featherweight
Aug 15, 2015 Bronze Star with Valor Device Operation Doppelganger
Apr 23, 2015 Bronze Star with Valor Device Operation Midgard
May 28, 2019 Bronze Star Operation Catalyst
Aug 26, 2016 Purple Heart Operation Snipe Hunt
Apr 15, 2018 Meritorious Service Medal For S3 Dept.
Jul 09, 2017 Meritorious Service Medal
Mar 13, 2015 Meritorious Service Medal
Nov 19, 2014 Joint Service Commendation Medal Operation AFOR
Nov 26, 2016 Army Commendation Medal with Valor Device Operation Brass Hearts
Aug 31, 2015 Army Commendation Medal with Valor Device Operation The Time is Now
Mar 16, 2015 Army Commendation Medal with Valor Device Operation Fennir
Feb 09, 2015 Army Commendation Medal with Valor Device Operation Sleepless Night
May 18, 2019 Army Commendation Medal Operation Stable Hand
Jun 13, 2018 Army Commendation Medal S3 Department
Mar 25, 2017 Prisoner of War Medal Operation Featherweight
Aug 15, 2019 Army Good Conduct Medal 1st Silver Knot
Aug 15, 2018 Army Good Conduct Medal 3rd Bronze Knot
Aug 15, 2017 Army Good Conduct Medal 2nd Bronze Knot
Aug 15, 2016 Army Good Conduct Medal 1st Bronze Knot
Aug 16, 2015 Army Good Conduct Medal
Jan 12, 2018 Armed Forces Service Medal For S3 Dept. 12JUL17 - 12JAN18
Dec 28, 2017 Armed Forces Service Medal For S5 Dept. 28JUN17 - 28DEC17
Jun 28, 2017 Armed Forces Service Medal For S5 Dept. 28DEC16 - 28JUN17
Dec 27, 2016 Armed Forces Service Medal For S5 Dept. 28JUN16 - 28DEC16
Oct 14, 2016 Armed Forces Service Medal For RRD Dept. 15APR16 - 15OCT16
Jun 27, 2016 Armed Forces Service Medal For S5 Dept. 28DEC15 - 28JUN16
Apr 14, 2016 Armed Forces Service Medal For RRD Dept. 15OCT15 - 15APR16
Dec 28, 2015 Armed Forces Service Medal For S5 Dept. 28JUN15 - 28DEC15
Oct 15, 2015 Armed Forces Service Medal For RRD Dept. 15APR15 - 15OCT15
Apr 13, 2015 Armed Forces Service Medal For RRD Dept. 15OCT14 - 15APR15
Nov 20, 2019 Humanitarian Service Medal 7th Award
Oct 11, 2019 Humanitarian Service Medal 6th Award
Sep 12, 2019 Humanitarian Service Medal 5th Award
Sep 03, 2019 Humanitarian Service Medal 4th Award
Apr 04, 2019 Humanitarian Service Medal 3rd Award
Jan 05, 2019 Humanitarian Service Medal 2nd Award
Sep 19, 2016 Humanitarian Service Medal 1st Award
Aug 14, 2019 Donation Ribbon 8th Award
Jul 03, 2019 Donation Ribbon 7th Award
Jun 16, 2019 Donation Ribbon 6th Award
Jan 04, 2019 Donation Ribbon 5th Award
Dec 12, 2018 Donation Ribbon 4th Award
Sep 14, 2018 Donation Ribbon 3rd Award
Aug 30, 2017 Donation Ribbon 2nd Award
Aug 31, 2016 Donation Ribbon 1st Award
Dec 10, 2014 Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
Aug 12, 2019 NCO Professional Development Ribbon Sergeant Major Promotion
Mar 20, 2018 NCO Professional Development Ribbon First Sergeant Promotion
Jun 24, 2017 NCO Professional Development Ribbon Master Sergeant Promotion
Sep 12, 2016 NCO Professional Development Ribbon Sergeant First Class Promotion
Mar 03, 2016 NCO Professional Development Ribbon Staff Sergeant Promotion
Aug 04, 2015 NCO Professional Development Ribbon Sergeant Promotion
Apr 27, 2014 Army Service Ribbon
Nov 09, 2019 United Nations Service Medal Campaign House of Cards
Nov 15, 2017 United Nations Service Medal Campaign Iron Will (Arma3)
Nov 26, 2015 United Nations Service Medal Campaign Masterwork (Arma3)
Nov 25, 2015 United Nations Service Medal Campaign Valhalla (Arma3)
Apr 02, 2015 United Nations Service Medal Campaign Marathon (Arma3)
Jan 19, 2019 Overseas Service Ribbon
Mar 01, 2016 Recruiting Ribbon 2nd Award
Mar 01, 2016 Recruiting Ribbon 3rd Award
Apr 01, 2015 Recruiting Ribbon 1st Award
Jun 06, 2019 D-Day Commemorative Medal
Jul 17, 2018 Basic Assault Course Ribbon
Jun 01, 2011 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Sep 17, 2010 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Aug 09, 2009 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Aug 31, 2004 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Mar 17, 2003 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Apr 03, 2015 Army Superior Unit Citation
Apr 27, 2014 Rifle Expert Awarded for the completion of one or more of the weapons qualification courses with excellent scores.
Apr 27, 2014 Grenade Expert Awarded for the completion of one or more of the weapons qualification courses with excellent scores.
Dec 20, 2018 M-203 Sharpshooter Awarded for the completion of one or more of the weapons qualification courses with above average scores.
Dec 20, 2018 Machine Gun Sharpshooter Awarded for the completion of one or more of the weapons qualification courses with above average scores.
Nov 28, 2015 Combat Infantry Badge 4th Award
Jul 17, 2015 Combat Infantry Badge 3rd Award
Apr 18, 2015 Combat Infantry Badge 2nd Award
Feb 14, 2015 Combat Infantry Badge
May 17, 2014 Expert Infantry Badge
Oct 24, 2014 Army Parachutist Badge
Oct 02, 2019 Master Gunner Badge
Jan 20, 2015 Air Assault Badge
Nov 21, 2018 Senior Explosive Ordnance Disposal Badge
Jul 23, 2018 Basic Explosive Ordnance Disposal Badge
May 21, 2019 Expert Field Medical Badge
May 28, 2019 Flight Medic Badge