Texas Capital Area Chapter Blog Posts

Texas Capital Area Chapter Celebrates US Army's 247th Birthday

Austin, Texas   14 June 2022

The Texas Capital Area Chapter celebrated the 247th US Army Birthday during our general meeting on Tuesday, 14 June.  BG Monie Ulis was our guest speaker and assisted in the cake cutting ceremony.   

AFC Best Warrior/NCO and Best Squad Competition Networking Social

AFC Best Warrior/NCO and Best Squad Competition Networking Social
Austin, Texas 9 June 2022

Members from the Texas Capital Area Chapter attended a BBQ dinner and networking social event on Thursday, 9 June 2022 at 1800 to 2000 hours at the Army Applications Laboratory in Austin, Texas.

The event honored the Army Futures Command Best Warrior/NCO and Best Squad Competition participants.

Congratulations to Everyone!
 

Our Community Salutes Celebration

Georgetown, Texas  24 May 2022

Members from the AUSA Texas Capital Area Chapter co-hosted the "Our Community Salutes Ceremony" with the Austin Chapter of Our Community Salutes to honor the greater Austin area high school seniors who have enlisted in the military forces of our Nation.   COL (R) Garry D. Patterson, MG (R) Halverson, COL (R) John Willis and Chaplain Bender assisted with the ceremony. 

Texas Capital Area Chapter Represented at Retirement Ceremony for MG Tracy Norris

Austin, Texas 13 May 2022

COL (R) Garry D Patterson, Chapter President AUSA Texas Capital Area Chapter represented our Chapter at the retirement ceremony of MG Tracy Norris, Adjutant General of Texas.  

The event was well attended with more than 340 guests.  

Certificate of Appreciation presented to Pok-e-Jo's Smokehouse

Austin, Texas,  13 May 2022

COL (R) Garry D Patterson, Chapter President AUSA Texas Capital Area Chapter, presented a certificate of  appreciation to Mr. John Bohne, Catering Director for Pok-e-Jo's Smokehouse in Round Rock, Texas.  Pok-e-Jo's has provided excellent catering services to our chapter for several major social events including BBQ dinners in support of the Army Futures Command.  

Texas Capital Area Chapter Represented at III Corps People First Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Fort Hood

Fort Hood, Texas 13 May 2022

Mr. David Berlad represented the chapter at the III Armored Corps People First Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 13 May 2022 at Fort Hood. 
 
U.K. Major General Michael Keating, III Armored Corps deputy commanding general – support was the keynote speaker and spoke about the value and support this new center will bring to the soldiers of Fort Hood.  It is their way of showing that soldiers come first. The center is a “leadership laboratory to reinforce elements of a healthy organizational culture". 

Texas Capital Area Chapter co-sponsored the Texas National Guard Best Warrior Competition

Austin, Texas 06 May 2022

Texas Capital Area Chapter of AUSA co-sponsored the Texas National Guard Best Warrior Competition in Bastrop, TX and a luncheon at the Southside BBQ for the soldiers/airmen.  

Texas Capital Area Chapter General Membership Meeting

Austin, TX 

The Texas Capital Area Chapter held a General Membership Meeting at Camp Mabry at 1200 hrs on 4 May 2022.

COL (Ret) Garry D. Patterson, Chapter President called the meeting to order. The Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance and Bylaws Committee Report/Vote were conducted, followed by the guest speakers' remarks.

Region IV Spring Leaders Training Conference April 29, 2022 - Dinner

Austin, TX 29 April 2022

Attendees of the AUSA Region IV Spring Leaders Training Conference attended a barbeque dinner at the Legendary County Line on the Lake in Austin Friday evening 29 April 2022.

The event consisted of a selection of ribs, brisket, turkey, chicken and sausage as well as potato salad, beans and coleslaw.  Beverages were also served.

Everyone in attendance left full and had a great time!
 

Region IV Spring Leaders Training Conference April 29, 2022

Austin, TX 29 April 2022

Attendees of the Region IV Spring Leaders Training Conference in Austin, TX were provided a tour and briefing at the Army Futures Command Software Factory and the Army Application Laboratory by LTG Scott McKean, DCG AFC at 
the Software Factory.