The San Diego Chapter, Association of the United States Army (AUSA) is a private, non-profit organization that acts primarily as an advocacy group for the United States Army. Chartered in 1959, the Chapter boasts membership of 828, and growing. Membership is open to everyone, not just Army personnel, nor is membership mandatory for Soldiers, although Army personnel are highly encouraged to join by their chain of command. Come join the Team...HOOAH!!!