Medal Awards (Operation Rhino) - 24 March 2020

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  1. Medic.S

    Medic.S C/2-7 Platoon Staff 2nd Lieutenant Active Member

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    The Bronze Star w/ Valor
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    Corporal David Citarelli

    For an extraordinary act of valor while under direct enemy fire while serving as the Squad Leader of Misfit 4 during combat operations near Loy Minara, Takistan on 15MAR20. While covering the rest of the Platoon's movement Corporal Citarelli's squad came under attack from a platoon of mechanized infantry. Displaying great courage under fire Corporal Citeralli directed his squads fire and was instrumental in the destruction of the mechanized platoon. Corporal David Citarelli's actions and devotion to duty were critical to the success of the mission and bring great credit upon himself and the 7th Cavalry Regiment




    The Bronze Star w/ Valor
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    Corporal Michael MacMillan

    For an extraordinary act of valor while under direct enemy fire while serving as MISFIT 1 during combat operations near Loy Manara, Takistan on 15MAR20. During an armored assault on hastily defended ground to the East of Objective ZEUS, Corporal Michael MacMillan distinguished himself by coordinating an effective though dispersed defence of the town which had been seized from hostile forces. Corporal MacMillan's communication enabled swift neutralization of a Platoon of Armour, and a mechanized company whilst low on ammunition and anti-tank munitions, and enabled the conduct of an airborne drop in broad daylight, seizure of a fortified airfield and nearby hostile militia, as well as repelling a dangerous reinforcement from the East in under 1.5 hours. His personal bravery in the face of overwhelming odds, tactical proficiency and excellence in leadership, accompanied by their devotion to duty were critical to the success of the mission and are in keeping with the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself and the 7th Cavalry Regiment.




    The Bronze Star w/ Valor
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    Staff Sergeant Tyler Geki

    For an extraordinary act of valor while under direct enemy fire while serving as MISFIT 2 during combat operations near Loy Manara, Takistan on 15MAR20. During an armored assault on hastily defended ground to the East of Objective ZEUS, Staff Sergeant Tyler Geki distinguished himself by coordinating an effective defense to east of Loy Manara. While First and Second Squads were clearing the town of Loy Manara Staff Sergeant Geki positioned his squad to provide a blocking force to the east. Sergeant Geki's squad came under heavy attack by a motorized platoon and his personal bravery and actions led the example and motivated his troopers to destroy the attacking platoon. Staff Sergeants Geki's actions bring great credit upon himself and the 7th Cavalry Regiment.




    The Bronze Star w/ Valor
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    Staff Sergeant James Coots

    For an extraordinary act of valor while under direct enemy fire while serving as MISFIT 3 during combat operations near Loy Manara, Takistan on 15MAR20. Staff Sergeant James Coots personally led his squad and was instrumental in securing the Airfield near the vicinity of Loy Manara. Misfit 3 was dropped near the enemy and almost immediately came under contact. Staff Sergeant Coots was able to rally his squad and dispite an initial inbalance of forces was able to clear through and destroy the enemies on the airfield. Staff Sergeant Coots lead from the front personally engaging the enemy on the airfield and through operations in the town of Loy Manara. His actions bring great credit upon himself and the 7th Cavalry Regiment.




    The Army Air Medal
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    Is Awarded To

    Chief Warrant Officer 2 Gavin Abbassi
    Chief Warrant Officer 2 Matthew Dread
    Private First Class John Baruch

    For exceptional skill and heroism while serving in Buffalo-1 (UH-60) during Combat Operations near Loy Minara, Takistan on 15MAR20. This crew showed great skill in providing effective suppression of the enemy in support of an aggressive friendly advance into enemy held territory, and for tactical excellence in provision of reliable Combat Air Patrol. Their actions were vital to the continued assault, and ultimate success of the Operation and bring great credit upon himself and the 7th Cavalry Regiment.




    Army Commendation with Valor-Device
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    Is Awarded To

    Major Rip Tharen
    Specialist Hunter Lee
    Specialist Matthew Boyd
    Specialist Franck Dubois

    For heroism in action under direct enemy fire while serving as Mustang in the 7th Cavalry Regiment during Combat Operations near Loy Minara, Takistan on 15MAR20. These troopers distinguished themselves with excellence in timely provision of medical and logistical support, particularly in the recovery and treatment of Misfit 4 casualty during ZEUS objective seizure. There dedication and heroism are in keeping with the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself and the 7th Cavalry Regiment.




    Army Commendation with Valor-Device
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    Corporal Harry Blake

    For heroism in action under direct enemy fire while serving as Misfit 7 in the 7th Cavalry Regiment during Combat Operations near Loy Minara, Takistan on 15MAR20. Corporal Harry Blake distinguished himself with excellence in timely provision of medical and logistical support, particularly in the recovery and treatment of Misfit 4 casualty during ZEUS objective seizure. There dedication and heroism are in keeping with the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself and the 7th Cavalry Regiment.




    Army Commendation with Valor-Device
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    Second Lieutenant Ulrich Raeder

    For Heroism and Skill while serving as a member of MISFIT 4 during Combat Operations near Loy Manara. Second Lieutenant Ulrich Raeder was responsible for saving the lives of his squad mates when his section came under attack by an enemy mechanized platoon. While his squad was incapacitated Second Lieutenant Raeder provided triage and stabilizing care to members of his squad until MUSTANG an MISFIT 7 could arrive to render aid. Second Lieutenant Raeder's actions bring great credit upon himself and the 7th Cavalry Regiment




    The Army Commendation Medal
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    Is Awarded To

    Specialist Thomas Caboose

    For Heroism and Skill while serving as a member of MISFIT 4 during Combat Operations near Loy Manara. Specialist Thomas Caboose while in direct, sustained, engagements with an enemy Armor and Mechanized Platoon. Specialist Caboose displayed mastery of his MAAWs weapons system to destroy 3 T52s and multiple APC. Specialist Caboose's actions allowed the rest of the platoon the ability to maneuver and take the Airfield and secure the town of Loy Manara. His actions bring great credit upon himself and the 7th Cavalry Regiment.




    The Army Commendation Medal
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    Specialist Kye ODoyle

    For Heroism and Skill while serving as a Fireteam Leader of MISFIT 4 during Combat Operations near Loy Manara. While MISFIT 4 was heavily engaged and outnumbered Specialist ODoyle was responsible for the elimination of multiple infantry squads after his M240 Gunner was rendered combat ineffective he took over the weapon systems to keep the enemy at bay and destroy them. Specialist ODoyle's actions bring great credit upon himself and the 7th Cavalry Regiment.




    The Army Commendation Medal
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    Is Awarded To

    Private First Class Gregory Maes

    For Heroism and Skill while serving as member of MISFIT 4 during combat operations near Loy Manara. While MISFIT 4 was heavily engaged with the enemy Private First Class Gregory Maes provided valuable reports to the remaining members of his squad, and passed up to platoon, which directly allowed other elements to counterattack and reinforce MISFIT 4. Upon reciving direct fire Private Maes without hesitation or fear, began returning fire in the direction of the enemy despite the odds. Private Maes actions allowed the rest of MISFIT 4 to move to covered positions to engage the enemy. Private First Class Maes action's bring great credit upon himself and the 7th Cavalry Regiment.




    COMBAT JUMP STARS

    Jump Stars Awarded

    5th Combat Jump
    Corporal Michael Ocean

    4th Jump Star
    Second Lieutenant Alex Mackey
    Second Lieutenant Ulrich Raeder
    Second Lieutenant Gareth Collins

    3rd Jump Star
    Staff Sergeant William Dunn
    Sergeant Bryan Borenstein
    Sergeant Artyom Morozov
    Corporal Harry Blake
    Corporal David Citarelli
    Corporal Michael Connelly
    Corporal Michael MacMillan
    Specialist Matthew Boyd
    Specialist Franck Dubois
    Specialist Joe Kelly
    Private First Class James Aldana
    Private Bryan Dio

    2nd Jump Star
    Corporal John Paul Centeno
    Corporal David Dev
    Corporal Thomas Easson
    Corporal Charles Wisser
    Specialist Jones Jupiter
    Specialist Kye ODoyle

    1st Jump Star
    Chief Warrant Officer 2 Matt Grizzle





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  3. Medic.S

    Medic.S C/2-7 Platoon Staff 2nd Lieutenant Active Member

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    Naman.C B/1-7 Trooper Specialist Active Member

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    Dubois.F B/1-7 Trooper Corporal Active Member

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    Good job gents !