1. To help perpetuate the history and traditions of the Regiment and enhance unit morale and esprit, Army Regulation 600-82, The US Army Regimental System, provides for the recognition of individuals who have contributed to the Regiment. To ensure all deserving individuals are recognized, this program is divided into three separate categories, Distinguished Member of the Regiment (DMOR), Honorary Member of the Regiment (HMOR), and Friend of the Regiment (FOR).
2. A description of the criteria for nomination to the position of Friend of the Regiment and the process for nomination to this position are as follows:
The FOR program was developed by The Surgeon General as a means to recognize individuals, groups, or businesses which have made contributions to, or performed a service for the AMEDD Regiment. The tenure of the FOR is indefinite. Contractors are not eligible for this recognition. A FOR nomination should be submitted 30 days prior to the desired presentation date.
3. Any member of the AMEDD Regiment, to include retirees, may submit nominations for an FOR to the AMEDD Regimental Office. The nomination should be completed as follows:
a. A cover letter (example) which provides the nominee's name and rank/grade. The nominator should also provide his/her full name, mailing address, and phone number to assist the Regimental Office in obtaining further information, if needed. The nominator should state the proposed presentation date and specify which address the certificate should be forwarded if the nomination is approved. The nomination must also include the following statement: "There are no adverse personnel actions pending on the individual being nominated"
b. A justification limited to no more than 2 pages, discussing the nominee's contributions to the AMEDD.
c. PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER ON ANY DOCUMENT
d. The nomination and supporting documentation, should be forwarded to the AMEDD Regimental Office via electronic mail at the following addresses:
Regimental Administrative Officer
4. Contact the Regimental Office at DSN 471-8455, Commercial (210) 221-8455, or the address provided in paragraph 3c for additional information