Texas Capital Area Chapter Blog Posts

05 April 2023 General Membership Meeting

Austin, TX

AUSA chapter members, guests, and local area veterans are cordially invited to the Association of the United States Army, Texas Capital Area Chapter general membership meeting on 5 April 2023. 

Our speaker will be Command Sergeant Major Brian A. Hester, the CSM for Army Futures Command in Austin, Texas. He will provide an update on the operations and accomplishments of the Army Futures Command. 

29 March 2023 National Vietnam War Veterans Day Observance

Austin, Texas

Join us on 29 March, National Vietnam War Veterans Day, as Americans unite to thank and honor Vietnam veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice. Thank a Veteran and Welcome Them Home.

Why is March 29 Vietnam Veterans Day?

The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 was signed into law by 45th U.S. President Donald J. Trump, designating every March 29 as National Vietnam War Veterans Day.

National Vietnam War Veterans Day Fact Sheet

01 March 2023 Chapter General Membership Meeting

Camp Mabry, Austin, TX

01 March 2023

On 1 March 2023, the Texas Capital Area Chapter hosted its monthly general membership meeting at the Headquarters Bldg 8 auditorium of the Texas National Guard at Camp Mabry, Austin. We were delighted to have Mary Vrbanac, Senior Education Specialist for the Texas Military Department stationed at Camp Mabry, Austin, TX as our guest speaker. She spoke on the various education programs and benefits available to the soldiers of the Texas Army National Guard. The presentation was well received by all in attendance. 

Chapter Represented at MG Green Awards Ceremony

20 February 2023 Austin, Texas
Army Futures Command

Texas Capital Area Chapter was proud to be represented at the presentation of the MG Harold J. Greene Award ceremony today.

The Major General Harold J. Greene Award is an Army writing competition focused on improving Army acquisition. The competition was established in 2014 to encourage all individuals to share their ideas, insight and experiences for improving Army acquisition. Authors may submit articles in one of four categories: lessons learned, innovation, future operations, or acquisition reform.

Chapter Recognized in 19 Jan 23 AUSA Extra Newsletter

The Texas Capital Area Chapter was recognized in the AUSA Extra newsletter on 19 Jan 23, page 6. 

Sgt. Maj. Mario Terenas, deputy director of the Center for Leadership with AUSA National met with the ROTC group at UT Austin and attended the 7 Dec 22 chapter general membership meeting. You can read the full article at: https://extra.ausa.org/01-19-2023/#page=6


07 Dec 2022 General Membership Meeting and NG Birthday Celebration

07 December 2022 Austin, TX
General Membership Meeting and National Guard Birthday

06 Dec 2022 Members of TCAC Meet Longhorn ROTC Students at UT Austin

Austin, TX   06 December 2022

AUSA Texas Capital Area Chapter Board Members Mike Zizza and David Berlad along with the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) National leadership member CSM Mario O. Terenas (USA), Deputy Director of the AUSA Center for Leadership met with the Army Commandant and Longhorn ROTC Students at the University of Texas at Austin on Tuesday, December 6, 2022.  

Save the Date! 10 Dec 2022 Army/Navy Game Watch Party

10 Dec 2022 Austin, Texas

Texas Capital Area Chapter of AUSA is teaming with the West Point Society of Central Texas and US Naval Academy Alumni Association to co-host an Army vs Navy Football Game Watch Party.    

Save the Date:
Army vs Navy Watch Party
Saturday, 10 December 2022
The Blind Pig Pub, 317 E. 6th Street, Austin, TX
Doors Open @ 1200 hours noon
Game Kick off @ 1400 hours