May 2011 AUSA News 


May AUSA News cover



 Special Report:
Afghanistan Operations

Iraqi assault


Drawdown in Iraq going well, McHugh says

It’s up to Iraq now to be successful in their own future, said Secretary of the Army John McHugh.


Cadet Command turns 25

U.S. Army Cadet Command will celebrate its silver anniversary on June 3 at Fort Knox, Ky., with a celebration, dedication and memoriam, thereby completing the command’s recent move from Fort Monroe, Va., to this Kentucky post.

Dempsey confirmation hearing


Dempsey confirmed as new chief

Gen. Martin E. Dempsey was confirmed by the Senate March 16, for assignment as the next Army chief of staff.


‘Testing takes too long; costs too much’

ATEC commander vows to "transform the command into something different over the next few years … to keep our combat edge razor sharp."


Army overhauls PT test

For the first time since 1980, the Army’s physical fitness test is being overhauled. It will be replaced by both the Army Physical Readiness Test and the Army Combat Readiness Test.