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The Association of the United States Army’s Council of Trustees nominated two additional candidates to serve as trustees and re-nominated six current members to serve on the Association’s council – AUSA’s governing body. The council met Dec. 10 at...
George H. W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, died at his home in Houston, Texas, on Nov. 30, 2018. He was 94. Bush also served four years as vice president under President Ronald Reagan; director of the Central Intelligence Agency;...
Forget the win-loss records when the Army-Navy football game is played. Both teams raise their performances to a higher level when they face each other. That was the case Saturday [Dec. 8] at Lincoln Financial Field as 66,749 fans screamed and...
While we continue to fight our post-9/11 wars, our military leaders are doing all they can to make sure we prepare for the next war. What we aren’t doing as well is sufficiently preparing at the strategic level. The secretary of defense, chairman of...
If you have served in the armed forces long enough, you have run into toxic leaders: individuals who through action or inaction decimate unit climates and sap the will and motivation of the members in it. You may have seen and probably felt their...
A new field of systems thinking has emerged with the potential to transform the U.S. Army and its professional military education system. This new field could create emergent and adaptive leaders by placing a high value on creative and critical...
What is the Army Ethic and what is the difference between “Ethic” and “ethics”? Ethics is the study of what is right and wrong (philosophy, theology, law). The Army Ethic is the professional ethic of the U.S. Army—the heart of the Army. It inspires...
In 2016, after more than 50 years of fighting, the government of Colombia signed a historic peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, a leftist guerrilla group more commonly known as FARC. Unfortunately, a signed peace agreement...
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Market Garden Was an Operation Too Far The Battle of Arnhem: The Deadliest Airborne Operation of World War II . Antony Beevor. Viking Press. 480 pages. $35 By Col. Cole C. Kingseed, U.S. Army retired Operation Market Garden, British Field Marshal...
The Association of the United States Army was honored to collaborate with the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University (MFRI) on an all-day event titled “Building Your Battle Plan to Support Military and Veteran Families.” The event,...
Acentury ago on Nov. 11, an armistice was signed to end World War I – the war to end all wars. History has shown, though, that conflict did not stop with that agreement. Through the decades, America has fought many other times in support of its...
To one unfamiliar with it, it is just a wall – panels filled with names – but for the men and women who served in Vietnam, and the loved ones left behind, it represents loss, sacrifice, memories and healing. The Tennessee Valley community recently...
Community members and guests from the local area gathered for the annual Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War and POW/MIA National Recognition Day Luncheon at the Lee Club. The Robert E. Lee Chapter of the Association of the U.S...
Over the next year, 26 installations are scheduled to receive the new Squad Advanced Marksmanship Trainer – with the first potential location slated for Fort Drum, N.Y., officials said. The Army has been working on a squad-immersive environment...
The Vice President for Veteran Affairs at the Association of the U.S. Army’s Charleston South Carolina Chapter, Larry Dandridge, presented the chapter’s Outstanding Service Award to Lydia Batista a Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center registered nurse...