The Columbia River Chapter is one of approximately 130 chapters located throughout the world. We are proud to be the voice of the Soldier. Our patriotic volunteers contribute many hours of service in support of Soldiers and their families. AUSA is a private, non-profit organization which has been the public voice for all components of America’s Army, fostering public support of the Army’s role in national security and providing professional education and information programs. AUSA advocates for issues such as defense spending, pay increases for military and federal employees, health care, retirement benefits, and much more.