October 2013 AUSA NEWS 

10/1/2013 12:00 AM 


Asia-Pacific region: Building military-to-military relationships

Despite a Department of Defense focus on the Asia-Pacific region, there is no Army policy to "contain" China, said the service’s senior leader.


Yes, it’s your problem: Sequestration has devastating effects on nation’s defense

In recent days both Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno have outlined in great detail the devastating effects of sequestration on our nation’s defense forces and the Army in particular.


Staff Sgt. Ty Carter – Medal of Honor for gallantry in Afghanistan battle

Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter became the second soldier to receive the nation’s highest military award for extraordinary gallantry and selfless actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan, on Oct. 3, 2009.


U.S Army Pacific renews focus, efforts on Asia-Pacific region

The recently promoted four-star Army general who now commands U.S. Army forces in the Asia-Pacific region made his first trip to Korea in this capacity in early August.


‘We weren’t going to give up – We weren’t going to surrender’

"Help me. Please. Help me," Spc. Stephan Mace begged as sniper bullets and rocket-propelled grenades landed all around him.