October 2011 AUSA News  

10/1/2011

Confirmed: Dempsey for JCS chair, Odierno as Army chief of staff

Gen. Martin E. Dempsey was confirmed by the Senate Aug. 2 as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Gen. Raymond T. Odierno was confirmed to assume Dempsey’s post as Army chief of staff.

10/1/2011

The Professionals: Campaign focuses on soldiers

The Army’s newest campaign may not be on the battlefield, but its goal is to continue to be victorious.

10/1/2011

Crocker to receive Marshall Medal

Career Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker, who came out of retirement as an ambassador from the United States Foreign Service to become the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, will receive the 2011 George Catlett Marshall Medal, the highest award presented by the Association of the United States Army.

10/1/2011

Training for unified land operations

USA’s Institute of Land Warfare has released a new publication, "U.S. Army Training for Unified Land Operations" (Torchbearer National Security Report, September 2011), that discusses the Army’s ongoing efforts to train the force to prevail across the entire spectrum of possible conflict types.

10/1/2011

An Army in transition

As the nation’s current conflicts persist, the outcome is uncertain. But the role of the Army remains the same – produce and train a tactical and adaptable fighting force to sustain our nation’s freedoms, the secretary of the Army told the nation’s top Army ROTC cadets during the annual George C. Marshall ROTC Awards Seminar.