April AUSA News 

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 Special Report: Guard and Reserve


Special Report:
Army National Guard and Army Reserve

Ambassador Croker


Crocker selected for 2011 Marshall Medal

Career Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker, dean and executive professor at the George Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, who retired as an ambassador from the United States Foreign Service in 2009, will receive the 2011 George Catlett Marshall Medal/


Chandler sworn in as 14th SMA

The Army’s 14th sergeant major of the Army was sworn in during a March 1 standing-room-only ceremony in the Pentagon.


Army earmarked $144.9 billion for FY 2012 budget

The president is requesting $553 billion for the Defense Department’s base budget, an increase of $22 billion above the Fiscal Year 2010 appropriation.


‘One great soldier steps aside’

During a ceremony held in March at the Pentagon, the 13th sergeant major of the Army -- one great soldier steps aside and another steps forward to take his place. That’s how we do it; that’s the strength of America’s Army.


Acquisition Review Board makes recommendations targeting acquisition reform

An Army Acquisition Review Board co-chairman outlined some of the board’s findings that members suggest will result in acquisition processes having a better core workforce while reducing program costs.