Founded in 1971, the Suncoast Chapter is part of the Third Region of AUSA provides support to active duty, National Guard and Reserve service men and women of the US Army and their families along the central west coast of Florida.
From Fort Myers to the Suwanee, Tampa, Lakeland, Arcadia, Ocala, Gainesville, Sarasota and areas in between are served by our chapter. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, all of our leaders and staff are volunteers. All funds raised by the chapter are used to support local programs in the fifteen counties of West Central Florida served by the chapter.
Contact our chapter president, Marilyn Westropp, for details. U.S.CENTCOM, U.S.SOCOM, Army Reserve Medical Command in Pinellas Park, Florida National Guard 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, and the Tampa Recruiting Battalion headquarters are served in our chapter's area of responsibility.
We actively support ROTC Programs at USF, Florida Southern University and the University of Tampa as well as JROTC Programs throughout or footprint. We actively support the Department of Defense , Florida Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).