Association of the U.S. Army names three new senior fellows 


The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) announced Nov. 7 that Gen. Carter Ham, USA, Ret.; Lt. Gen. Daniel P. Bolger, USA, Ret.; and Maj. Gen. Raymond W. Carpenter, USA, Ret., have joined the Association as AUSA Institute of Land Warfare senior fellows.

Gen. Carter Ham, the former commander of U S. Africa Command, who previously served as commanding general, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, began his military career as an enlisted infantryman in the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Lt. Gen. Daniel P. Bolger, the former commander, NATO Training Mission – Afghanistan and Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan, previously served as the Army’s deputy chief of staff, G-3/5/7, and has commanded the 1st Cavalry Division.

Maj. Gen. Raymond W. Carpenter, who retired as the acting director of the Army National Guard, received the 2012 AUSA Lt. Gen. Raymond S. McLean Medal for his contributions in advancing the Association’s goal of a seamless and component-oriented Army.

Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan, USA, Ret., president of the Association of the United States Army, said, "AUSA is honored to have Generals Ham, Bolger and Carpenter join us as a senior fellows. Their combat, command and staff experience and expertise – and their first-hand knowledge of all the issues facing our Army, our soldiers and their families – make them valuable assets to the Association during these complex and demanding times."