BAGHDAD-Command. Sgt. Maj. Mervyn Ripley (right) affixes the Meritorious Service Medal to Master Sgt. Greg Minonno's collar May 7, during a ceremony on Joint Security Station Isitqlal . Master Sgt. Minonno received the award for his exceptional service to the 1st "Garryowen" Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, the 1st Brigade Combat Team, and the 1st Cavalry Division over the past several years. Master Sgt. Minonno will soon leave the Squadron to attend the Sergeants' Major Academy.