Welcome to the website of
81st BCT
8th Regional Command!

The 8th Regional Command serves the western states of Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming,
South Dakota, Utah and Colorado.

The 81st BCT has established to serve the State of Colorado.  The Commanding Office is in Denver.

Contact Information:

MAJ Tiana Farrant, USAVR
Commanding Officer
81st BCT, 8th Regional Command

Cemetery Information

Fort Logan National Cemetery,
Denver, CO

Fort Lyon National Cemetery,
Las Animas, CO


81st BCT Stand Up Ceremony
Swearing In of MAJ Farrant and Stand Up Ceremony for the 81st BCT held on 21 July 2017 in the Rotunda of the Colorado State Capitol, Denver, CO.  Note:  MAJ Farrant is the sharpest Soldier in all the pictures ...she's wearing the Female Garrison Hat.  MG Coffey served in the National Commander's stead.  The two 'civilians' were administered their Oaths of Non-Commissioned Officers by MAJ Farrant.

Senator Michael F. Bennet, US Senator, Colorado, endorsed the efforts of MAJOR FARRANT, Commanding Officer,  81st BCT to serve US Armed Forces Veterans at the STAND UP Ceremony at the Colorado State Capitol Building July 21, 2017.  
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MAJ Farrant is a native of the Greater Seattle Area who attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and earned a B.S. in Geospatial Information Science. She graduated and commissioned in 2005 as an Air Defense Artillery officer. She served four years on active duty in the artillery, space, and missile defense fields, and was stationed at Fort Bliss, TX and Peterson AFB, CO. After being honorably discharged in 2009, she earned an Executive Certificate in Business Administration through the University of Notre Dame before accepting a position as the Boston District Service Department Manager for SimplexGrinnell - a subsidiary of Tyco International. After 16 months, she decided to go back to graduate school and earned a Master of City Planning in Urban and Regional Planning from Boston University. While earning her Master's she served in various internships with public and NFP agencies. She then accepted a position as a Community Planner for the U.S. Department of Transportation at the Volpe Center in Cambridge, MA. After 18 months, she decided to move to Denver, CO to be closer to family, and accepted a position as a Hazard Mitigation Planner with Michael Baker International. She currently co-manages the five-year Community Engagement and Risk Communications contract with FEMA Region VIII. In addition to voluntarily serving as the Commander of the 81st BCT, she serves as the Deputy Planning Manager for Team Rubicon Region VIII, serves on the Board of Directors for the Boston University City Planning and Urban Affairs Program, and serves as a Colorado Admissions Field Force Representative for West Point. In her spare time, she enjoys getting out and being active in the beautiful Colorado landscape, reading, listening to music, and researching family ancestry.


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