2009 Military Family Forum III 

The AUSA 2009 Annual Meeting & Exposition will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC on October 5 through 7. 

Military Family Forum III:  “Army Families: Forging a Stronger Future”
Wednesday, October 7 at 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Topics and Presentations include:


  • Opening remarks/Introductions of Speakers—Sylvia Kidd

  • LTG Jack C. Stultz, Jr., Chief, Army Reserve, and Commanding General, United States Army Reserve Command and Mrs. Laura Stultz

  • Military Child and Adolescent Center of Excellence—COL Kris Peterson, M.D.,
    Madigan Army Medical Center

  • Supporting Army Dads--Tim Red, Director of Military Programming, National Fatherhood Initiative 

  • “Mothers and Military Deployments”—Mona P. Ternus. PhD, RN,CNS,CCRN, Director of Academic Outreach, George Mason University

  • Community Partners: Embracing Soldiers and Families 

    • Project Home Front— Matthew G. Wright, JD, CFRE, Director of Foundation   and Corporate Relations, Attorney at Scott & White Healthcare

    • Operation Give a Hug— Susan Agustin, Founder

    • Azalea Charities, Inc.-- Frank E. Lasch, Sr., Chairman & CEO
      of Azalea Chairities, Inc.
    • INOVA— Daniel Nichols, Executive Director, Military to Medicine Institute