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Reunions

Warning Order! 2020 Reunion

Below are the four W’s for our next Reunion. More to follow as we get details, but mark your calendar and please lock in these dates.

When: June 3-7, 2020
Where: Hotel Elegante, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Why: 50th Anniversary for the Blackhorse Association
Who: All BHA members and invited guests

Please follow this link to register for the reunion online.

To register by mail, please click this link to download a printable registration form.

Follow this link for hotel information and reservations.

Tentative Schedule

Monday, June 1
0900 – 1100 Advance Party arrival (Scott)

Tuesday, June 2
0900 – 1800 Prepare to receive main body

Wednesday, June 3
0900 – 1100 Main Body begins to arrive (Store and Silent Auction room set-up)

Thursday, June 4
0900 – 1700 Early-Bird Reunion Registration Open
1100 – 1800 6th Annual Ernie Ford Memorial Golf Tournament
1400 Hospitality Room open throughout the reunion (hours tba)
1400 Blackhorse Store open throughout the reunion (hours tba)
1400 Silent Auction Room open throughout the reunion (hours tba)
1500-1600  Financial Planning (Session 1) – Free (download flyer)
1600-1700  Financial Planning (Session 2) – Free (download flyer)

Friday, June 5
0800 – 1030 Reunion Registration Open
0800 The 7th Annual Top Phillips/Trip Lemire Memorial Motorcycle Run (Cockpit Distillery)
0800 – 1600 Royal Gorge Train ride (description follows)
1800 – 2200 Stable Your Mount Casual Evening
1800 Cash Bar, 1900 All American Dinner Buffet Opens

Saturday, June 6
0800 – 0900 Executive Committee Meeting
0900 – 1000 General Business Meeting
1000 – 1100 Memorial Service
1200 – 1630 National WWII Airplane Museum (description follows)
1800 – 2200 Social Hour with Cash Bar
1900 Banquet Begins

Sunday, June 7
Farewells and departures


Our Reunion Mission

Our Regimental Association mission and objectives are:

  • To honor comrades who gave their lives in the service of our country and Regiment.
  • To preserve and strengthen comradeships formed in the Regiment.
  • To provide educational scholarships for the children of those who served in the Regiment.
  • To proclaim and publicize the achievements and traditions of the Regiment.
  • To support the troopers serving in the active Regiment.

In order to accomplish the first two objectives the Blackhorse Association conducts frequent reunions to bring together Blackhorse veterans and their families from all eras of Regimental service.

Previous Reunions

  • Between 1970 and 1995, the annual Blackhorse reunion was held at Fort Knox conjunction with the annual Armor Conference May each year
  • 1996, the Blackhorse Association held its annual reunion along with the 11th Armored Cavalry Veterans Vietnam and Cambodia Louisville, KY
  • 1997 – 2002, co-located with the ACVVC reunions in Las Vegas, New Orleans, San Diego, Buffalo, Washington, DC, and Nashville
  • May 2000: Fulda, Bad Kissingen, and Bad Hersfeld, Germany (Border Legion)
  • February 1 – 3, 2001 in Las Vegas. 100th Anniversary Reunion.
  • June 2005: Fulda, Bad Kissingen, and Bad Hersfeld, Germany along with our sister regiment, the 14th Cavalry. (Border Legion)
  • June 2007: Williamsburg, VA
  • May 2008: Las Vegas, NV
  • June 2009: Fulda, Bad Kissingen, and Bad Hersfeld, Germany
  • June 2010: Houston, TX
  • June 2011: Las Vegas, NV
  • June 2012: Williamsburg, VA
  • June 2013: Louisville, KY
  • June 2014: Colorado Springs, CO
  • June 2015: Las Vegas, NV
  • June 2016: San Antonio, TX
  • June 2017: Atlanta, GA
  • June 2018: Boston, MA
  • June 2019: Las Vegas, NV