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Rick Maze, Editor-in-Chief
The U.S. Army may be at a critical turning point, with promises of more troops, more modernization and more money. More commitments might also be coming as a Trump-era foreign policy takes shape. Already, the Army began 2017 with almost 182,000...
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Gen. Gustave “Gus” Perna
Times change. The world evolves. Leadership transitions. Great organizations adapt. Such is the case with our U.S. Army. To address new threats and the security environment around the globe in support of the National Military Strategy, our Army...
Laura Stassi, Assistant Managing Editor
It might be difficult to find someone more aware of the significance of the Soldier’s Creed than Army National Guard Sgt. Abbas Mousa, who has been a U.S. soldier longer than he has been a U.S. citizen. “America gave me peace, opportunities, freedom...
Brig. Gen. Christopher L. Spillman Lt. Col. Glenn A. Henke
A mechanized battalion task force secures a river crossing while engineers construct bridging sites. Meanwhile, an enemy unmanned aerial system hovers undetected just above the trees, sending video to a nearby control station. The enemy ground...
AUSA Staff
It is fitting that a Georgia school originally located in a former U.S. Mint in a town that experienced one of America’s first gold rushes is trying to capture a different kind of treasure. While embracing its golden past, the University of North...
AUSA Staff
Like Other War Wounds, Moral Injury Will Scar RVW 001.jpg What Have We Done: The Moral Injury of Our Longest Wars . David Wood. Little Brown and Co. 304 pages. $28 By Pauline Shanks Kaurin David Wood is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who has...
Sean Kimmons, Army News Service
The day before Jaelan Phillips played in the Army All-American Bowl, where he would be watched by millions, the college football prospect took part in a low-key ceremony. The star defensive lineman, who plans to bring his tackling prowess to UCLA in...
Major Samuel Woodfill Chapter
The Association of the U.S. Army’s Major Samuel Woodfill Chapter donated $20,000 in gift cards to the Cincinnati and Dayton Veterans Administration Hospitals as part of the chapter’s ongoing Operation Christmas Cheer program. Retired Command Sgt...
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AUSA Staff
The Association of the U.S. Army is beginning 2017 with some staff changes and a new set of challenges. AUSA President and CEO Gen. Carter Ham, USA, Ret., has set a goal of 100,000 members by the end of 2017 and the newly-designated Membership...
U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command
Formed in 1917 for entry into World War I, the 82nd Airborne Division is one of the most celebrated units in the U.S. Army. Next year, the All American Division will celebrate a century of service to the nation. To commemorate its centennial, the...
Department of Defense
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, along with former Defense Secretary and Vietnam veteran Chuck Hagel, provided remarks before cutting the ribbon and officially opening a corridor in the Pentagon honoring Vietnam veterans and their families. The...
AUSA Staff
“I am proud to have such an incredibly accomplished and selfless individual as Vincent Viola,” then-President-elect Donald Trump said in a statement posted on his transition website naming Viola as his nominee for Secretary of the Army. Adding, “...
David Vergun, Army News Service
The first armored multi-purpose vehicle (AMPV) has rolled off the production line in York, Pa. The AMPV will replace the Army’s aging M113 family of vehicles that today make up 32 percent of the armored brigade combat team vehicle fleet, said Col...
SMA Kenneth O. Preston, USA Ret
Greetings from the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), our Army’s and our soldiers’ professional organization. This year we celebrate the 100th anniversary of America’s involvement in the First World War (WWI), known at that time as the...
Katie Skelley, The Redstone Rocket
“Always ready, always there.” For 380 years, the National Guard has embodied its motto, protecting the people of America even before the states united into one country. The guard celebrated its history Dec. 13 with a 380th birthday breakfast at the...