For All Veterans who ever served in the 37th Tank Battalion or any of the 37th Armor Battalions: 1-37 Armor, 2-37 Armor, 3-37 Armor and 4-37 Armor. From Germany to Fort Riley… we made the difference. Courage Conquers!
2023 Battalion Changes of Command
On behalf of the outgoing and incoming commanders of the 1st and 2nd Battalions of the 37th Regiment you are invited to join us
- 0900 on 01JUN23 on Strike Field for the 1st Battalion Change of Command
- 0900 on 08JUN23 location TBD for the 2nd Battalion Change of Command
1-37 AR Registration Link on Eventbrite
2-37 AR Registration Link on Eventbrite
WARNO ORDER (WARNO)
1. Situation: 37th Armor Battalions change Battalion Commanders every two years. 2023 is no exception. Both Fort Bliss 37th Armor Battalions (1-37 Amor and 2-37 Armor) will change Battalion Commanders in the Summer 2023.
2. Mission: 37th Armor Alumni (-) Conduct Operation Abrams Transition vicinity of Fort Bliss, Texas during the period 31 May – 8 June 2023 to reunite and witness the respective Battalion Changes of Command.
3. General Instructions:
a. 37th Armor Regimental Coordinator will be the Alumni POC.
b. Uniform for each event will be business casual.
c. Preferred Hotel information: Wyndham El Paso Airport Address: 2027 Airway Blvd. El Paso, TX 79925
Single/Double Room Suites available for $98 per night. Mention: 2-37 Armor or Block Code #060123ARM to receive rate. Last day to reserve is 05-18-23! Local Contact: Abby Moreno Contact #: 915-778-4241 to make a reservation with Front Desk! Email: [email protected]
d. Deployment 31 May – 1 June for 1-37 Armor COC and 7-8 June 2023 for 2-37 Armor. Day 1 deployment and AA Activities vicinity of AA Abrams. Day 2 Battalion Change of Command at designated location and Redeployment.
e. On-Line Registration will be established for Alumni Members seeking to take part in either event to provide each Battalion an attendance roster.
f. Both events will be utilized for the purpose of a 37 Armor Alumni mini – reunion the night prior to the change of command vicinity of AA Abrams.
g. All information regarding this event will be published via www.courageconquers.com
4. Special instructions:
a. 1-37 Armor Alumni Change of Command Point of Contact is Kevin Seidl. Incoming Battalion Commander will be LTC Kyle Trottier who will be the 52nd Commander of 1-37 Armor.
b. 2-37 Armor Alumni Change of Command Point of Contact is Kevin Seidl. Incoming Battalion Commander will be LTC Tad Colman.
c. Alumni will conduct Assembly Area Activities vicinity of AA Abrams D-1 1600-2000 Hours.
d. Alumni will conduct road march to Change of Command on D Day at designated time from AA Abrams.
e. Alumni will redeploy individually following the Change of Command Reception.
f. Further information regarding Operation Abrams Transition will be published via the website.
2023 Operation Gold Rush OPORD
Regimental Classroom Campaign
Alumni Mentorship Program
Establish the 37th Alumni Mentorship Program to provide ongoing transition and career support to all 37th Armor veterans during transition and throughout all phases of their civilian careers.
Connect and leverage the broad experience, skills and professional networks of the 37th Armor alumni to maximize the career opportunities for 37th Armor veterans. Success is an active alumni network with alumni and fundraising resources that enable 37th Armor veterans to fully utilize their skills and abilities in the civilian workforce.
Concept of the Operation:
37th Alumni Mentorship Program Organizing Framework: The 37th Alumni organizes to provide specialized support to veterans in the following general categories:
- Chalk 1 Junior Enlisted and Officers
- Chalk 2 Mid-level NCOs and Officers
- Chalk 3 Retired NCOs and Officers
If you are about to transition from the military, the very first thing you should do is create a LinkedIn profile and request to join the 37th Armored Alumni Association group on LinkedIn.