December 2013 AUSA NEWS 

12/1/2013 12:00 AM 


Robert M. Gates receives AUSA’s George Catlett Marshall Medal

After describing the many sacrifices soldiers have made in the last 12 years and declaring: "Protecting this country is a sacred duty," former Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ voice broke as he said, "George Marshall would have been proud" of what they accomplished.


Odierno: We will remain ‘the greatest Army in the world’

The Army chief of staff, Gen. Raymond Odierno offered his "guarantee" that despite the unprecedented budget uncertainty and the continuing specter of sequestration, his service "will remain the greatest Army in the world."


McHugh warns painful, harsh reductions will continue for Army

Army Secretary John McHugh described in harsh detail the impact deep funding cuts from sequestration had on the Army in this first year alone and warned that the painful reductions will continue.


Via tells ROTC cadets: Be professional, ‘integrity is absolute’

The commander of the Army Materiel Command addressed future Army officers during the 2013 ROTC Luncheon at the AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition.


2008 Army female athlete of the year wins Marine Corps Marathon

Capt. Kelly Calway, who won the female division at the Marine Corps Marathon, Oct. 27, said she ran the race for all deployed service members.