August 2011 AUSA News 


August AUSA News cover


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Special Report:
Network Integration Evaluation

Security watch


Obama announces troop withdrawals from Afghanistan

The United States will draw down the number of troops in Afghanistan by 10,000 this year and 33,000 by the end of summer 2012, President Barack Obama said June 22.


Caldwell: Make our investment last in Afghanistan

The commander of the Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan told military and industry leaders the ILW breakfast meeting we must make the investment we are putting into transitioning the Afghanistan National Security Forces to assume the full security lead in that country last.

Field artillery


Gates calls for superb military

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said he’d rather have a smaller "superbly capable" military than a hollow force.

Army birthday cake


Army celebrates 236 years

The nation’s oldest military branch began its 236th birthday celebration with senior Army leaders presenting a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., June 14.


Army names recruiters of the year

AUSA will honor the three winners of the Army Recruiter of the Year Competition at the Annual Meeting.