|Reporting Units||1st Battalion|
|Esprit De Corps|
|Unit Motto||"Garry Owen"|
The Regimental Headquarters (RHQ) is the Command Team of the 7th Cavalry. It is the unified Command and Headquarters responsible for both fighting Battalions, as well as all staff branches and supporting departments. The Regimental combat power includes two fighting battalions, six staff branches, and several supporting departments. Members of the Regiment wear the 1st Cavalry Division Patch (1 CD) on their Army Combat Uniform and Class A Dress Uniforms, as the Regiment is currently assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division. The current Regimental Commanding Officer is General of the Army John T Chance, who assumed the position in April 2014.
- 1 Regimental Command Team
- 2 Operational Units
- 3 Staff Branches
- 4 Support Departments
- 5 Traditions and History
Regimental Command Team
The Regimental Command Team includes the senior leadership of the Regiment, who provide operational Command and Control, as well as control of all administration and real-life support (RLS). The senior Leader of the 7th Cavalry Regiment is the Regimental Commanding Officer. This Commander is supported by the senior Enlisted Advisor, the Regimental Command Sergeant Major (CSM). While not part of the chain of command, the Chief of Staff, and Regimental Adjutant provide the commander with expert advise, manage, and control support departments on behalf of the Regimental Commander.
|Regimental Commanding Officer||Regimental Executive Officer||Regimental Command Sergeant Major|
|John Chance||Harm Kleinman||Ben Ryan|
The Regimental Commander is supported by expert staff, the Chief of Staff and Regimental Adjutant. The Chief of Staff is the principal Staff Officer of the Regimental Headquarters, responsible for all daily operations. The Regimental Commander is also assisted by the Regimental Adjutant, responsible for the oversight of recruitment, training, and is also the Commanders' senior administrator.
|Regimental Chief of Staff||Regimental Adjutant General|
|Cameron Burgundy||Stefan Baeder|
The 1st Battalion is a unit level organization that is assigned to the Arma 3 Area of Responsibility. The 1st Battalion subordinate sub-units include three companies which have distinct responsibilities. A Company is multi-role aviation and air, B Troop is Armored, Armored Reconnaissance, Health service support, and Combat Service Support and C Company is Air Assault and Airborne Operations.
The 2nd Battalion is also a unit level organization assigned to the Squad and Hell Let Loose Areas of Responsibility. C Company is assigned to Hell Let Loose, and is Combined-Arms. E Company is assigned to Squad, and is also Combined-Arms.
|Battalion Guidon||Battalion Name||Description|
|1st Battalion||1st Battalion is a unit-level organisation of the 7th Cavalry Regiment. 1-7 is the home of Arma 3 in the 7th Cavalry Regiment, and is currently comprised of three Companies that perform different roles and have different Military Occupational Specialties (MOS).|
|2nd Battalion||2nd Battalion is a unit-level organisation of the 7th Cavalry Regiment. It is administratively known as 2–7. 2-7 is currently comprised of three Companies: Alpha Company, Charlie Company, and Echo Company. 2nd Battalion's Area of Operation (AO) are currently Squad, and Hell Let Loose.|
The 7th Regimental Headquarters has five Staff Branches, responsible to provide expert advice to the Commander and to manage administrative functions. These branches are unofficially known as "S-Shops".
|Branch Crest||Branch Name||Description|
|S1 - Personnel Administration||The S1 Branch is responsible to advise the Commanding Officer on all aspects related to manpower, human resources, personnel administration, and records keeping. The S1 Branch is responsible for all Regimental Clerks, who provide service for all Regimental Administration tools, such as uniforms, forum signatures, and the Military Personnel Administration System (MILPACS). The Branch also provides Operational tracking for currently deployed Soldiers, and tracking of Operations overall.|
|S2 – Intelligence and Security||The S2 Branch provides the Commanding Officer with Force Protection via a variety of intelligence services. The S2 Branch advises the Regimental Commanding Officer about all matters pertaining to the security of Information Systems (IS), and the credibility of Regimental members. Primarily, the S2 Branch screens all new applicants with open-source methods to ensure that they have truthfully filled out the application.|
|S3 Operations||The S3 Branch provides the Commanding Officer with expert advice on Operational design and planning. The S3 Operations Branch is responsible for campaign design and execution, including mission development for the Arma 3 Area of Operations. The Operations side also develops and curates the Arma 3 modpack to ensure stability and performance.|
|S5 - Public Affairs||The S5 Branch is the Commanders' public image. The S5 Branch produces multi-media products both for public and Regimental use. The S5 branch seeks out and plans joint operations and Regimental alliances. The S5 Branch primarily employs Combat Cameramen, and Live-Steaming Operators to enhance the public image of the Regiment.|
|S6 - Information Systems||The S6 Branch provides the Commander expert advise on all matters pertaining to Information Systems and software. The S6 Branch manages the forums, wiki, and game servers. The S6 is led by the S6, who advises the Regimental Commander about IS Capabilities. The S6 Branch also conducts routine system administration including permissions, forum creation and deletion, and management of servers. The S6 Branch falls under the Information Management Office. The Information Management Office oversees the operation of the S1 Branch, Wiki Administration Group, and S6 Branch.|
|S7 - Training||The S7 Branch provides the Commanding Officer with expert advice on training, and doctrine development. The S7 Training Branch is responsible to administer and command all Regimental Schools.|
Support Departments provide specialized, tailored functions in support of the Regimental Headquarters mission.
Information Management Office
The Information Management Office (IMO) commands the S1 Branch, S6 Branch, and Wiki Administration Group (WAG). It is the principal department responsible for control of all information systems, services, and administration in the 7th Cavalry Regiment.
Wiki Administration Group
The Wiki Administration Group (WAG) maintains the 7th Cavalry wiki database. It is responsive to customer edits via a ticket system. It publishes, edits and controls the Wiki and advises the commander of the capabilities of the platform.
Recruiting Oversight Office
The Recruiting Oversight Office (ROO) is responsible to command the Regimental Recruiting Department (RRD), Recruit Training Command (RTC), and also the S5 Branch.
The Regimental Recruiting Department is responsible to conduct recruiting on 7th Cavalry Regiment servers to grow the Regiments' strength. The Department informs prospective members about the benefits of the Regiment, games offered, and different roles.
Recruit Training Command
The Recruit Training Command conducts Basic Combat Training (BCT), which turns new enlisted members into qualified soldiers. The Recruit Training Command manages new members until completion of Basic Training.
Security Operations Department
The Security Operations Department (SOD) is responsible to command the S2 Branch and Military Police Department.
The Military Police Department is responsible to administer all 7th Cavalry Servers to ensure a safe and fair gaming environment for all players. The Military Police Department has the authority to enforce all game rules, and act as administrators on the 7th Cavalry servers.
Judge Advocate General
The Office of the Judge Advocate General (JAG) is responsible to carry out investigations, and provide military law support to the Regiment. The JAG primarily conducts Courts Martial trials when required.
Traditions and History
Previous Regimental Commanders
|Rank||Name||Dates of Service|
|General of the Army||John Chance||14 Apr 2014–Present|
|General of the Army||Scott Bahama||10 Feb 2014 - 15 Apr 2014|
|General of the Army||Scott Unix||18 Oct 2011 - 09 Feb 2014|
|General of the Army||Aaron Plumbly||15 Oct 2002 - 19 Oct 2011|