Alpha Company A/2-7

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Alpha Company
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Staff
CO CPT John Hayes
XO CPT RJ Rollins
COS
IG
AG
CSM
IMO
SGM
1SG 1SG Thomas Komar
NCO
Aide to Alpha Company
IC
2IC
PL
PSG
Hierarchy
Superior Unit 2nd Battalion HQ
Reporting Units
Esprit De Corps
Unit Motto "Dogs of War"



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Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion is a Composite Combat Arms and Combat Support Company tasked with Infantry, Armor, and Combat Engineer operations. It is administratively known as A/2-7. The Company has three Platoons.

Mission

Our mission is to provide an environment for all future and current members to gather together to enjoy Hell Loose with one another. As a highly active Company, we host multiple weekly internal/external PVP Events and conduct several School of Infantry classes designed to engage you with others inside and outside of our Company.

Role

Alpha Company is tasked to provide a composite, combined arms force to the 2nd Battalion. The Company operates in the Hell Let Loose area of responsibility. The Company combines several disparate specialties to create a Company-Team in operations that is capable of providing effective self-supported direct fire and direct fire support, as well as conducting mobility and counter-mobility tasks. Because of the company's area of responsibility, it primarily trains to fight against a near peer adversary in a conventional conflict.

Military Occupational Specialties Description
Infantry Officer (11A) The Infantry Officer is responsible for leading the soldiers of Alpha Company. They are responsible for ensuring the readiness of their soldiers. Infantry Officers have priority for leadership positions in operations.
Armor Crewman (19K) Armor Crewmen are subject matter experts in armored vehicle operation and combat. They are colloquially known as Tankers. Armor Crewmen have priority to attend the Basic Armor Crewman Course and to crew armored vehicles in operations.

Traditions and History

In 2020, Company Commander Captain Steve Rogers designated A Company the "Dogs of War". Although the Dogs of War patch is not worn on uniforms or used officially, the war dog is considered the company mascot.

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A/2-7 CAV Patch

Leadership

The following is a list of Company Commanders beginning with the most recent.

Rank Name Dates of Service
Captain John Hayes 25 June 2022 – Present
Major Lucas Profenno 11 November 2021 – 22 June 2022
Major Steve Rogers 21 May 2020 – 11 November 2021

Order of Battle

The Company consists of 3 Homogenous Platoons, and a Headquarters Section.

Element Callsign Size Role
Company Headquarters Dogs of War Company HQ Company Command Team of A Company, including the Company Commander, Executive Officer and Company First Sergeant
1st Platoon Nightmares Platoon Infantry Platoon
Bravo Squad Reapers Squad Infantry Squads
Charlie Squad Reapers Squad
Delta Squad Reapers Squad
2nd Platoon Iron Forge Platoon Armor Platoon
Alpha Section Iron Knights Section Armor Sections
Charlie Section Iron Shield Section
3rd Platoon Platoon Infantry Platoon
Alpha Section Fighting First Squad Infantry Squads
Bravo Section Squad
Charlie Section Fighting Roosters Squad
Delta Section Bad Juju Squad