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!!!

Chapter Programs

As an advocate within the local community for issues that come under the AUSA National mission’s umbrella, the San Diego Chapter:

  • Hosts quarterly General Membership meetings to inform Chapter members and guests on topics of US Army, military, and veteran significance
  • Supports local Senior and Junior Army ROTC units through awards and scholarships
  • Engages local schools to promote participation in AUSA’s CyberPatriot cyber defense competition and recognize outstanding teachers
  • Supports local veteran services organizations
  • Advocates Army and DoD positions with Congressional representatives and their staffs

We support the following Schools:

  • Crawford High School
  • Patrick Henry High School
  • Hoover High School
  • Kearny High School
  • Lincoln High School,
  • Madison High School
  • Mira Mesa High School
  • Morse High School,
  • Point Loma High School
  • Scripps Ranch High School
  • Serra High School,
  • San Diego High School
  • University City High School
The Meridian Condominium Complex, 700 Front Street, Plaza Level
San Diego, CA 92101-6059
United States
1 (302) 827-3769

Chapter Posts

  • President
    Dean Mallires
  • Vice President
    Michael OHara
  • Treasurer
    Jennifer Werner
  • Assistant Webmaster
    Robert Roberson
  • Vice President for Retiree/Veterans Affairs
    Teddy Datuin
  • Vice President for Reserve Affairs