Gryphon Fleet Order 1912-D

Gryphon Fleet Order 1912-D

To: All TRMN personnel
From: Commanding Officer 2nd Fleet.
Re: Launch Of HMLAC Banturon (LAC-034)

GRYPHON FLEET ORDER 1912-D, 11DEC2019

Effective 11 December, 2019, Her Majesty’s Light Attack Craft BANTURON, LAC-34, is hereby COMMISSIONED. Banturon is a Shrike-B class Light Attack Craft assigned to the 62nd LAC Wing and is based in Muncie, IN.

Corpsman Petty Officer 2/c John Ryan Chambers, RMN: you are hereby directed and required to proceed aboard HMLAC Banturon, there to take upon yourself the duties and responsibilities of Commanding Officer. Fail not in this charge at your peril. You are brevetted to the rank of O-3 LIEUTENANT SENIOR GRADE with the commissioning of this vessel.

The following personnel are assigned to HMLAC Banturon:
LTSG John CHAMBERS, Commanding Officer
MCPO Jeffrey HUGHES, Bosun
S3C Jonathan ATKINS

Welcome to Gryphon Fleet, and best wishes to LAC and crew for good hunting!

The Tradition Lives!

Geoffrey Strayer, KDE, KR, SC, CGM, GS
Rear Admiral of the Red, RMN
Commanding Officer, Second (Gryphon) Fleet

Gryphon Fleet Order 1912-D

Gryphon Fleet Order 1912-C

To: All TRMN personnel
From: Commanding Officer 2nd Fleet.
Re: Service & Valor Awards, Grand Rapids Comic-Con

GRYPHON FLEET ORDER 1912-C, 05DEC2019

On November 8-10, 2019, members of The Royal Manticoran Navy engaged in recruitment and flag-showing efforts at Grand Rapids Comic-Con, Grand Rapid, MI.

For their efforts supporting TRMN actions at Grand Rapids Comic-Con, which was, due to the attendance of Timothy Zahn, declared an Admiralty House Event, the following individuals are hereby awarded the Havenite War Campaign Medal:

ENS Stephen BEALS, RMN HMS Samurai
LTSG Sophia BULL, RMN HMS Valkyrie
CPO Christina R DOANE, RMN HMS Beowulf
S3C Jack Oswald-warren FROST, RMN HMS Beowulf
SGTMAJ Brad HANDLEY, RMMC MARDET Ajax
CAPTSG Rex HOOD Jr, RMN HMLAC Scythe
PO2 Tracy Lynn MCCLURE, RMN HMS Helen
LTCDR Stephen P MILLER, RMN HMS Samurai
KdS Charles L. SHANANAQUET II, IAN HMS Beowulf
CDR Jeff Alan SMITH, RMN HMS Samurai
CPL Scott WALKOTTEN, RMMC HMS Helen
FKpt David WESTOVER, IAN HMS Beowulf

On 9 November, 2019, at approximately 1720 hours, members of HMS Samurai received a call from Captain JG Rex Hood, CO, HMLAC Scythe. His vehicle had been disabled due to an encounter with a deer, and he was stranded. HMS Samurai’s personnel moved quickly to head to CAPTJG Hood’s location, and make sure he was safe, and got him home.

For their actions in rendering aid to a fellow member, and in doing so being forced to leave the convention earlier than planned, the following awards are authorised:

Gryphon Star:
CDR Jeff Smith, RMN HMS Samurai
LTCDR Stephen P Miller, RMN HMS Samurai
ENS Stephen Beals, RMN HMS Samurai

Thank you for your swift assistance and aid to fellow members of the Royal Manticoran Navy!

The Tradition Lives!

Geoffrey Strayer, KDE, KR, SC, CGM, GS
Rear Admiral of the Red, RMN
Commanding Officer, Second (Gryphon) Fleet

Gryphon Fleet Order 1912-D

Gryphon Fleet Order 1912-B

To: All TRMN personnel
From: Commanding Officer 2nd Fleet.
Re: Operational and Merit Awards, WindyCon 2019

GRYPHON FLEET ORDER 1912-B, 05DEC2019

Held between November 15 & 17, 2019, WindyCon in Lombard, IL is the primary event in the Chicago area’s calendar of events. It was where our Chicago chapter first entered the Chicago convention scene, and as such, is an important event for the members of HMS Demon, and ships in that area.

For their participation in Royal Manticoran Navy operations, the following members are awarded the Havenite Operational Service Medal:
1LT Thomas C. PAUKSTIS Jr, RMMC MARDET Demon
LCPL Martin Richard TIZURA, RMMC MARDET Demon

The following members participated, but have previously been awarded the HOSM in 2019:
CDRE Sherman DAY, RMN HMS Demon
SCWO Ursula DAY, RMN HMS Demon
S1C Samuel Walter DIETZMANN, RMN HMS Demon
CAPTJG Justin F. DUPRAS, RMN HMS Demon
E-2 Brendan LONGHORN, RMN HMS Testudo
CPO Tiffany Marie KAMPERSAL, RMN HMLAC Scythe
PO1 Tammy Lynn STRAYER, RMN HMS Demon
RADM Geoffrey STRAYER, RMN HMS Demon
PO2 Amy Louise THEISEN, RMN HMS Musashi
SCPO Rick WATERSON, RMN HMS Demon

The following members qualified for the Sileasian Anti-Piracy Campaign Ribbon, but has previously been awarded the HOSM in 2019:
S1/c Brendan LONGHORN HMS Testudo

For exceptional, individual, actions the following awards are also approved:

For his actions in protecting a member of TRMN from personal, targeted, harassment during the convention, the following member is hereby awarded the Gryphon Star, and is entitled to the post nominal letters of ‘GS’. Awarded in First Space Lord’s Monthly Honors, December 2019.
S2C Marc MALNEKOFF, RMN HMS Demon

For enhancing the party room experience through the use of personal stocks of bitters and garnishes, resulting in a heightened party experience for all, the following member is hereby awarded the Meritorious Service Medal.
S1C Samuel Walter DIETZMANN, RMN HMS Demon

For organizing and spearheading the execution the party room to a high level of excellence, and to for serving as Steward both nights. Without these efforts, the Demon’s Rest room party would not have succeeded. The following members are hereby awarded the Naval Commendation Decoration.
CDRE Sherman DAY, RMN HMS Demon
SCWO Ursula DAY, RMN HMS Demon

For his performance at the Saturday Demon’s Rest party in his capacity as half of ‘The Courtesan and the Cabin Boy’, which enhanced the party, leading to several occasions where large parts of the attendees and TRMN staff were engaged in sing-alongs, the following member is hereby awarded the Navy Achievement Medal.
S1C Ordo MANCER, RMN HMS Wolfhound

In his persona as Commodore Marok zantai-toQqul, CO Cold Terror Fleet, Klingon Assault Group, S2/c Malenkoff was dressed in Klingon garb, with the RMN shoulder patch on his sash/baldric. For this, the following member is awarded the Prisoner of War Medal.
S2C Marc MALNEKOFF, RMN HMS Demon

While in full RMN working uniform, CPO Kampersal was a frequent ‘visitor’ to the Klingon Jail & Bail, serving to draw awareness to their activity, and help raise funds for the convention charity. This assistance amounted to no less than two ‘shifts’ working with the KAG fan table. For this, the following member is hereby awarded the Masadan Occupation Medal.
CPO Tiffany Marie KAMPERSAL, RMN HMLAC Scythe

Thank you to all who attended and participated.

The Tradition Lives!

Geoffrey Strayer, KDE, KR, SC, CGM, GS
Rear Admiral of the Red, RMN
Commanding Officer, Second (Gryphon) Fleet

Gryphon Fleet Order 1912-D

Gryphon Fleet Order 1912-A

To:    All TRMN personnel
From:    Commanding Officer 2nd Fleet.
Re:    Appointment of Commanding Officer, Task Force 21

GRYPHON FLEET ORDER 1912-A, 01DEC2019

Effective 01 December, 2019, Rear Admiral of the Red Sir Wayne BRUNS, Baron Grosvenor, is hereby appointed Commanding Officer, Task Force 21, Royal Manticoran Navy, relieving Commodore Dame Ann Erikson.

Second Fleet extends its thanks and gratitude to Commodore Erikson for her exceptional service.

Rear Admiral Bruns is directed and required to transfer aboard the flagship of TF21, there to assume the duties and responsibilities for regional oversight over all Her Majesty’s ships, light attack craft, and pinnaces operating in Task Force 21.

I do hereby direct all officers herein named to take charge of their commands and proceed to their assigned patrol area and protect the lives and property of all Allied citizens therein. In addition, you will fulfill any other duties as may be assigned by the Second Fleet Commander, his Deputies and the First Space Lord, this order made under my hand will be effective 0001 hours 01 DEC-2019

Honour of the Queen!

Geoffrey Strayer, KDE, KR, SC, CGM, GS
Rear Admiral of the Red, RMN
Commanding Officer, Second (Gryphon) Fleet

Gryphon Fleet Order 1912-D

Gryphon Fleet Order 1911-D

To:    All TRMN personnel
From:    Commanding Officer 2nd Fleet.
Re:    Appointment of Chief of Staff, Second Fleet

GRYPHON FLEET ORDER 1911-D, 18NOV2019

Effective 18 November, 2019, Captain (JG) Zachary McCauley, OG, ME, CBM is hereby appointed Chief of Staff, Second Fleet. Commensurate with his new duties, CAPTJG McCauley is hereby promoted to Captain, Senior Grade.

Captain, SG McCauley, repair aboard the flagship to take up your duties, and congratulations on your promotion.

The Tradition Lives!

Geoffrey Strayer, KDE, KR, SC, CGM, GS
Rear Admiral of the Red, RMN
Commanding Officer, Second (Gryphon) Fleet

Gryphon Fleet Order 1912-D

Gryphon Fleet Order 1911-E

To:    All TRMN personnel
From:    Commanding Officer 2nd Fleet.
Re:    Operational Awards, The Mercenary Guild

GRYPHON FLEET ORDER 1911-E, 18NOV2019

On 24 August, 2019, the following members attended and participated in a meeting of The Mercenary Guild, the official Four Horseman Fan Association. While in appropriate uniforms of The Mercenary Guild, they wore TRMN headgear, and thus are hereby Awarded with the Prisoner of War Medal:

  • Electronics Mate 3/c David J LEVI, GSN, HMS Enterprise
  • Lieutenant (JG) Jim MCCOY , RMN, HMS Ajax

Thank you for your efforts at promoting inter-universe fandom and cooperation!

The Tradition Lives!

Geoffrey Strayer, KDE, KR, SC, CGM, GS
Rear Admiral of the Red, RMN
Commanding Officer, Second (Gryphon) Fleet