2009 Military Family Forum I 

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

Military Family Forum I: “Army Families: The Strength Behind the Soldier”

Monday, October 5 from  2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Topics and Presentations include:


  • Opening Remarks & Introductions: Forum Facilitator—
    Sylvia E.J. Kidd
  • GEN George W. Casey, Jr., Chief of Staff, United States Army
    and Mrs. Shelia Casey

  • "Support to Geographically Dispersed Soldiers and Family Members"--
    Dr. Lyn Heirakuji, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Personnel Oversight
  • Results of Army Wide FRG Town Hall Forums—
    Ms. Kathleen Marin, from the Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management (ACSIM)
    BG Reuben D. Jones, Commanding General, Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command
    BG Al T. Aycock, Deputy Commanding General, Installation Management Command