April 2014 AUSA NEWS  

4/1/2014 12:00 AM 


Hagel shrinks Army manpower to pre-World War II troop strength

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has proposed cuts in military spending that include further reductions in troop strength and force structure in every military service in the coming year as part of an effort to prioritize U.S. strategic interests in the face of reduced resources after more than a decade of war.


Dempsey: Defense budget request is ‘a realistic way forward’

Balance is a key word in the Fiscal Year 2015 defense budget request, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.


Odierno publishes Waypoint #2 – Strategic priorities for the future Army

In my first year as the Chief of Staff, I published "Marching Orders" to outline my intent and priorities for sustaining our high-quality, All-Volunteer Army and to describe my guiding principles and the fundamental characteristics of the future force.


Sullivan: The noble calling of being a soldier is recognized

Two particularly instructive events have occurred recently that illuminate the profession of arms and its role in American life.


2014 Annual Army Ten-Miler planned to open in May

The Army’s 30th annual Army Ten-Miler will be conducted on Sunday, Oct.12, at 8 a.m., at the Pentagon. Produced by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, the Army’s race is expected to attract military and civilian runners from around the world.