January 2011 AUSA NEWS 

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Vol. 34, No. 3

Listed below are the articles and features of our January 2011 issue of AUSA News. Please visit the AUSA News Archive for online access to previous issues.


Giunta receives Medal of Honor

President Barack Obama presented the Medal of Honor Nov. 16 to the first active duty service member in nearly 40 years.

Hall of Heroes


Medal of Honor recipient inducted into Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes

Staff Sgt. Salvatore A. Giunta, the nation’s first living Medal of Honor recipient in 40 years, was inducted into the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes.

Don't ask testimony


3 service chiefs ask Congress to delay repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

The Army chief of staff told the Senate Armed Services Committee he would not recommend the immediate repeal of the 17-year-old law banning gays and lesbians from serving openly in the armed forces because it would increase stress on deployed combat units.

Soldier and kids in Afghanistan


Afghan review

A report submitted to the president is expected to guide strategy and planning of transfer of security control.

Active shooter exercise


Army releases Fort Hood panel recommendations

In releasing its report on the shooting at Fort Hood in November 2009, Army Secretary John McHugh said. "This tragedy caused us to take a hard look at ourselves over the last year."