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 of individuals to the position of Honorary Member of the Regiment and the process for nomination to this position are as follows:
The HMOR is program is designed to recognize individuals who are not affiliated with the AMEDD Regiment but have made significant contributions to the AMEDD. Requirements for this position are that the individual is not eligible for recognition in any other category and has a history of long and close association with the AMEDD Regiment, or has performed a significant act or service for the Regiment. In addition, the spouse of an individual nominated for the DMOR may be nominated for the HMOR providing they have been married to the DMOR recipient for at least 10 years and are not an AMEDD Soldier or AMEDD civilian employee. In this situation, a statement must be added in the DMOR cover letter. Once appointed, the tenure is indefinite. Contractors are not eligible for this recognition. Nominations should be submitted 30 days prior to the anticipated presentation date.
3. Any member of the AMEDD Regiment, to include retirees, may submit nominations for an HMOR 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, e mail, 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. For the spouse of a DMOR nominee, the request for HMOR is included in the DMOR cover letter.
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.