The Columbia River Chapter is one of 122 chapters located throughout the world. We are proud to be the voice of the Army and support of our Soldiers. Our patriotic volunteers contribute many hours of service in support of Soldiers, Veterans and their families. AUSA is a private, non-profit organization which has been the public voice for all components of America’s Army (National Guard, Active duty and Army Reserve), fostering public support of the Army’s role in national security, providing professional education and information programs. AUSA advocates for issues such as defense spending, pay increases for military federal employees, health care, retirement benefits, and much more.