DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
AUSA monitors DoD events, statements, and press releases to remain knowledgeable on current issues. Staying informed on matters pertaining to DoD allows AUSA to effectively advocate and support the Army. OUSD(C) webpage is an extension of the DoD website with information focused on the DoD budget.
UNITED STATES ARMY
AUSA tracks Army events, statements, and news reports to stay current on Army issues. Following new stories along with Army operations make AUSA staff more effective in working towards the mission of advocating and supporting the Army.
UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
AUSA monitors legislative updates, schedules, and events. The House Armed Services Committee (HASC) and House Appropriations Committee (HAC) are monitored closely to track Defense related authorizations and appropriations.
THE UNITED STATES SENATE
AUSA monitors legislative updates, schedules, and events. The Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) and Senate Appropriations Committee (SAC) are monitored closely to track Defense related authorizations and appropriations.
ADVICE FOR CONTACTING YOUR REPRESENTATIVES
A Former Senator Explains how Regular People can Effectively Lobby Congress
Former Senator Byron Dorgan (D-North Dakota) discusses how one woman effectively lobbied him to take action on an issue - through determination and personalizing the issue.
A Former Congressional Staffer Gives Advice on how to get the Attention of Your Representatives
Emily Ellsworth, a former Republican Congressional staffer gives advice on how to get the attention of your representatives.
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