December 2011 AUSA News 

12/1/2011

Defense budget cuts’ damage could be irreversible

Damage to the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps could be irreversible if the Budget Control Act's "sequestration" provision takes another $600 billion from the defense budget, the military service chiefs testified Nov. 2.

12/1/2011

Austin confirmed as vice chief

Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, was confirmed by the Senate Nov. 10 to be the Army vice chief of staff succeeding Gen. Peter Chiarelli who has served in this position since August 2008.

12/1/2011

Ingram confirmed as director of Army National Guard

The Senate has confirmed Maj. Gen. William Ingram, former adjutant general of the North Carolina National Guard and current special assistant to the Army vice chief of staff for promotion to lieutenant general and director of the Army National Guard.

12/1/2011

LandWarNet critical to modular design environment

The Army is transforming into a force that relies upon a single, integrated network, the chief information officer for G-6 (operational test command) said during a Tuesday, Oct. 11 LandWarNet seminar.

12/1/2011

Army Ten-Miler shadow run held at Al-Asad Air Base

More than 700 runners assembled in the desert at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, for a predawn 10-mile run here Oct. 9., to shadow the 27th Army Ten-Miler held in Washington, D.C.