The room is the new home to the Regimental Silver, and the walls are bedecked with a sampling of TC photographs, flags, guidons and display cases of unique artifacts. It still maintains the full capability of a classroom/auditorium with an overhead projection system and portable tables and chairs.
The Museum Auditorium before transformation The Regimental Room awaits the inductees. Note the functioning,
hand made stone fireplace, wood floors, overhead projection, flat screen
TV and TC Memorabilia on the walls.
All Transportation Officers are inducted into the Transportation Corps here.
Following lunch, the officers don their dress blues and travel to Fort Eustis to complete the academic portion of the induction experience.
day with the TC
CG and some
training as a
to conducting physically and mentally challenging tasks to demonstrate both
leadership and TC proficiency to the final prep before the 'academic' question
to earn the Transportation Regimental Crest.
At the U.S. Army Transportation Museum, students are split into three tour groups, each led by a museum staff member and a retired officer who share personal experiences with the class.
Before being welcomed into the regiment, the officers face one final hurdle: to pass before a review board of retired and active duty senior officers and answer questions based on Transportation Corps history.
Upon answering their question correctly, each officer receives his regimental crest from Brig. Gen. Edward Dorman, TC commanding general and Command Sgt. Maj. Dwayne Perry, TC command sergeant major. They then receive a Regimental goblet of specially-blended TC punch and the entire class toasts the regiment and their new future in logistics.
The stage is almost set for the induction.
In front of the Regimental Silver testing the 'punch' for potability