November 2013 AUSA NEWS 

10/29/2013 12:00 AM 


Budget cuts, sequestration will affect active, reserve forces readiness

The Army chief of staff told lawmakers if they don’t mitigate reductions under the Budget Control Act, 85 percent of brigade combat teams would be ill-prepared for contingency requirements by the end of Fiscal Year 2014.


Winnefeld: Military is stepping onto a ‘shaky financial field of the future’

With the military’s financial future unclear, officials must step to the fore and lead, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in Arlington, Va., Sept, 12.


Gates will receive AUSA’s 2013 George Catlett Marshall Medal

Dr. Robert M. Gates, a former secretary of defense and director of the Central Intelligence Agency, and the current chancellor of the College of William and Mary, will receive the 2013 George Catlett Marshall Medal, the highest award presented by the Association of the United States Army.


Command Sgt. Maj. Andrew McFowler will receive Bainbridge Medal

Greetings from the Association of the United States Army – our Army’s and our soldiers’ professional organization. Everyone who attends the Association of the United States Army’s Annual Meeting and Exposition’s opening ceremony on Monday, Oct. 21, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, will see Command Sgt. Maj. Andrew McFowler, USA, Ret., receive the prestigious Sergeant Major of the Army William G. Bainbridge Medal.


‘Under the Dome’ Irresponsibility

No way to do business. As this goes to press, the train of irresponsibility went speeding down the track and hit the wall.