Decus Et Praesidium
"An Honour and a Guard"
The 175th Infantry Regiment (Fifth Maryland) Association
Who May Join?
Our Association welcomes all soldiers who have ever served in the 175th Infantry Regiment and worn the "5th Pin". Our categories of membership are: Regular, Associate, Inactive and Honorary Members. All categories of members will receive the Regimental Newsletter and periodic mailings as well as invitations to all social events.
Regular Members: A person who is/was assigned, and served honorably within, any regimental lineage unit and is current in dues. Regular members may hold elected or appointed office and may vote.
Associate Members: A person who expresses a genuine interest in being associated with the Regiment, who is recommended by a regular member, approved by the HCOR; and maintains dues currency. Associate Members may not hold office and may not vote.
Inactive Members: A person who has served in a Regimental antecedent unit, but is not current in dues. Inactive Members may not hold office and may not vote.
Honorary Members: A person who has been recognized as an Honorary Member of the Regiment in accordance with applicable regulatory authority for providing direct or indirect support to the mission of the Regiment. Honorary Members may not hold office and may not vote. Honorary Members are not required to pay dues. Of the Association for the good of the Association.
(New as of: 1 OCT 2019)
Enlisted Members - $10 per year
Senior Non-Commissioned Office (E7 & Above) - $20 per year
Officers & Warrant Officers - $20 per year
Associate Members - $30 per year
Life Members - $175 onetime payment
*Membership dues cover the fiscal year: 1 October through 30 September, Annually. Membership is free for the first year for all current serving members of the 175th.