George Washington Chapter Base Camp Newsletter September 2022

George Washington Chapter Base Camp Newsletter September 2022

George Washington Chapter

George Washington Chapter AUSA

*** CHAPTER NEWS – September 2022 Edition ***
George Washington Chapter (GWC)
Association of the United States Army (AUSA)


THANK YOU to our Individual, Community Partners, Sustaining Members, Corporate Sponsors!

Executive Committee
Social Media:

Current Chapter Membership Profile:
Total  Members – 10,479
Community Partners – 126

Chapter Donations, Sponsorships and Support
JBM-HH Food Insecurity Program
Middleburg Community Center Veterans Picnic
US Army Reserve "HOOAH Tent" at  Army Ten Miler
Community Partner Support
Full Listing at

Reminder - Please renew your Community Partner membership with the Chapter and ensure your member profile information is current. The Chapter needs your continued support!

Welcome Back Campaign for Individual Memberships

Welcome Back Campaign


2 July 2022
E-9 Breakfast Meeting​​​

E9 Breakfast hosted by CSM Jeff Stitzel, US Army Retired

We had another great time at July's E9 breakfast and look forward to the one this weekend.

We will be meeting at the Vienna Inn (120 Maple Ave. Vienna, VA 22180) on Saturday August 6th at 9:00 a.m. Large outside area to accommodate our group.

So, come break bread, reconnect with friends, and #network. Thanks again to the George Washington Chapter AUSA for the coffee.

4 July 2022
Independence Day

Celebrating our Nations Independence Day!

Independence Day

Welcome to the George Washington Chapter!

14 July 2022
Retirement of SGM J. Mark Reilly, 
Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps

Mark Reilly Retirement

August - AUSA Chapter Awards

Chapter Awards and Streamers – 2022


Best Chapter Runner-Up

Chapter of Excellence

Support to U.S. Army Recruiting Command 

Army Cadet Support


Superior Chapter

Merit Chapter

Excellence in Community Partner Growth 

Army Birthday

Family Programs

Reserve Component Support

Take the Hill

Vietnam War Commemorative Partner Support 

Young Professionals

Professional Development

Department of the Army Civilian Support 

Soldier for Life Support

Volunteer Development

NCO & Soldier Programs

Education & Programs Support

Member Communications

Army History

Community Partner Support

4 August 2022
MG (Ret) Carl McNair Jr

Honor Guard

MG Carl H. McNair Jr. Internment


McNair Flyover

6 August 2022
E-9 Breakfast Meeting

August E9 Breakfast

8 August 2022
Change of Command - The Old Guard
Colonel David B. Rowland Commanding

Colonel David Rowland CofC

3 September E9 Breakfast Meeting

September E-9 Breakfast

13 September 2022
Northern Virginia
Chamber of Commerce
Distinguished Service Awards Lifetime Achievement Winner: Glenn Yarborough

Col Glenn Yarborough

George Washington Chapter
Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce
Distinguished Service Organization of the Year Finalist

Finalist Distinguished Service Organization

13 September 2022
Donation to JBM-HH F& MWR
$1000 for Commissary Gift Cards to Food Insecurity Programs

Commissary Gift Cards

27 September 2022
Quarterly Luncheon Series and Professional Development Forum

Proudly Featuring Guest Speaker

Mr Young Bang

The Honorable Young Bang

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army

(Acquisition, Logistics & Technology)

Army Navy Country Club

Arlington, VA

Young Bang Luncheon

Outstanding presentation on Software, Data, Artificial Intelligence and Cyber​​​

8 October 2022
GWC Educational Scholarship Golf Tournament
Reston National Golf Course
Sold Out!

Reston National Golf Course

12 October 2022
2d Region Breakfast
Proudly Featuring Guest Speaker
Mr. Douglas R. Bush
Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics & Technology)

Douglas Bush

Marriott Marquis, Salon 5 
7:30 AM - 9:00AM

*​​​​​​**AUSA National News and Events***


AUSA Annual Meeting 10-12 October 2022
Washington DC Convention Center



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Value Card

*** Donate to the GWC Educational Scholarship Fund ***



Personal check made payable to George Washington Chapter AUSA.  Please note that your donation is specifically for the AUSA GWC (Chapter 2101) Educational Scholarship fund.  Mail checks to:

Bill Stramm
AUSA George Washington Chapter
302 Arnies Loop
Cape Charles, VA 23310

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Membership, Membership, Membership – Please renew your Community Partnership and Individual Membership Today!

Welcome Back

In Loving Memory and Great Admiration
Interred Arlington National Cemetery 4 August 2022

MG Carl H. McNair Jr.


MG Carl H. McNair Jr.
Thanks for your Support - One Team - GWC AUSA!
Serving our Community

F.D. (Dick) Winter, LTC U.S. Army Retired
President, George Washington Chapter
Association of the United States Army