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On order, 3d CR deploys anywhere in the world and conducts combined arms operations to fight and win.

Regimental Commander

Jonathan C. Byrom
77th Colonel of the Regiment

Colonel Jonathan Byrom, a native of Galion, Ohio, received his commission as an Armor Officer after graduating from the United States Military Academy in 1995. After completing the Armor Officer Basic Course, he began his military career as a Division Cavalry Tank and Scout Platoon leader and Cavalry Troop Executive Officer with 1-1 Cavalry in Budingen, Germany.

Colonel Byrom then commanded A Troop and Headquarters and Headquarters Troop in 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment at Fort Irwin, California. Following his time in command, Colonel Byrom taught economics at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York.

Upon completion of ILE in 2008, Colonel Byrom was assigned to Grafenwoehr, Germany, where he served as the Battalion S3 and Brigade Executive Officer for the 172nd Infantry Brigade until 2010.

After his time in Germany, he served as a Senior Instructor for the Army Joint Support Team in Las Vegas before being assigned to Fort Hood, Texas, where he assumed command of 3d Squadron, 3d Cavalry Regiment in November 2011.

Upon completion of Squadron Command, Colonel Byrom then moved to Fort Knox, Kentucky, in July 2013 where he served as the Armor Branch Chief at Human Resources Command.

In July 2015, Colonel Byrom arrived at Fort Riley, Kansas, where he served as the 1st Infantry Division G-3 until 2017.

Colonel Byrom has completed five deployments to locations including Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy, an MBA from the Naval Post Graduate School, and a Master’s in Defense Strategy from the Naval War College. Colonel Byrom’s awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal and Army Achievement Medal.


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