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Abolitionist, dress reformer and suffragette, Mary Edwards Walker first strode onto a battlefield with her surgeon’s bag in 1862. She was a civilian volunteer who had been denied official Union Army enlistment again and again. But three years later...
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Republicans from the House Armed Services Committee officially delivered their “views and estimates” of the president’s fiscal 2020 defense budget request to the Democratic-led House Budget Committee. In it, they argue that the Trump administration’...
Recent news from Asia and the Pacific highlight several threats the United States faces in the region: North Korea, Chinese actions in the South China Sea, terrorist groups in the Philippines, and more. The U.S. military is taking steps to counter...
Greetings from the Association of the U.S. Army, our Army’s association for education and professional development, and a major supporter of the Army’s Soldier for Life efforts. The mission of Army Emergency Relief (AER), unchanged for the last...
The World War II Airborne Demonstration Team of Frederick, Okla., came to life in 1998 to honor America’s veterans. During the war, similar demonstration parachute teams staged exhibition jumps across the country to show the public the new airborne...
The AUSA Book Program is dedicated to bringing the best of military publishing to our members. Our goal is to foster an awareness of, and appreciation for, the U.S. Army and its role in maintaining security in the modern world. To that end, the Book...
As AUSA membership has been increasing, the benefits have been expanding as well. Our newest member benefit provides an excellent professional development opportunity. All AUSA members get the current digital issue of Battle Digest for free (and 15...
“Why should Army National Guard and Army Reserve soldiers and family members join AUSA?” The Association of the U.S. Army cares about and is committed to reserve component soldiers and family members and offers them a wide variety of benefits. AUSA...
Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel Elder, a senior fellow for the Association of the U.S. Army, became the first noncommissioned officer inducted into the Army Materiel Command Hall of Fame in February. At the induction ceremony at Army Materiel...
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Welcome to the new Congressional year. What a start 2019 and the 116th Congress have had so far: the partial government shutdown, a funding bill along with a declared emergency to add funding to the border wall, the delay in the budget being...
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The Fairfax-Lee Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army announced its 2019 Scholarship Program in February. Every year, the chapter provides scholarships to students who are members of the chapter. Last year, the chapter awarded $16,000 to 24...
More than 30 people attended the Greater Augusta-Fort Gordon Young Professionals’ first event of 2019. The group hosted a “First-Time Home Buyer Workshop” on Jan. 10. The event sponsors, Augusta Mortgage Co. and Meybohm Real Estate, coordinated...
John Shipley, the longtime director of the Aviation and Missile Command’s Aviation Integration Directorate, and a recipient of the Joseph P. Cribbins award from the Association of the U.S. Army’s Redstone-Huntsville chapter, was inducted in the Army...
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Almost five months after the start of the fiscal year, after three continuing resolutions and one 35-day partial government shutdown, the last of the fiscal 2019 appropriations bills have been passed and signed by the president. Now the focus turns...
Greetings from the Association of the United States Army, our Army’s association for education and professional development, and a major supporter of the Army’s Soldier for Life efforts. As we begin a new year, let’s renew the discussion on why it...