September 2013 AUSA NEWS 

9/1/2013 12:00 AM 

                                                        

 

8/26/2013

Brooks promoted to general, takes command of U.S. Army Pacific

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno presided over the U.S. Army Pacific change-of-command "Flying V" ceremony from Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski to Gen. Vincent K. Brooks on Palm Circle, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

8/26/2013

Odierno to graduates: ‘It’s the best NCO Corps in the world’

As the graduates respond "All In" to Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond Odierno, family members watch in anticipation for the word: "Congratulations."

8/26/2013

Hagel to Congress – Sequestration threatens readiness, soldier compensation

A letter from Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to the Senate Armed Services Committee leadership outlined some of the current effects sequestration is having on the department as well as summarized the department’s initial contingency plan for fiscal 2014 if sequestration continues and the department is hit with a $52 billion budget cut.

8/26/2013

Stover, McCaffrey named 2013 Drill Sergeants of the Year

This great Association chapter hosted me along with representatives from command for a visit, June 27-28, where I had the opportunity to have breakfast with the post’s senior leadership, current and past, and talk about the challenges facing our soldiers, families and our Army.

8/26/2013

AUSA member benefit – GovX – offers savings on products, services

Association of the United States Army officials recently announced that GovX, a new AUSA affinity partner, is offering Association members "huge savings of 20 percent to 50 percent on premium brands, products and services."