April 2011 AUSA News
April 2011 AUSA News
Crocker selected for 2011 Marshall Medal
Career Ambassador Ryan C.
Chandler sworn in as 14th SMA
The Army’s 14th sergeant major of the Army was sworn in during a March 1 standing-room-only ceremony in the Pentagon.Command Sgt. Maj. Raymond F.
Army earmarked $144.9 billion for FY 2012 budget
resident Barack Obama’s budget for Fiscal Year 2012 was forwarded to Capitol Hill on Feb.
Change to FM 3-0 reflects ‘Campaign of Learning’
Changing the Army’s Field Manual (FM 3-0) to reflect an evolved understanding following over nine years of "persistent conflict" – in Iraq and Afgh
‘One great soldier steps aside’
During a ceremony held in March at the Pentagon, the 13th sergeant major of the Army, Kenneth O.
Acquisition Review Board makes recommendations targeting acquisition reform
An Army Acquisition Review Board co-chairman outlined some of the board’s findings that members suggest will result in acquisition processes having
The Army vice chief said the pyramid of information flow in combat operations has shifted so that NCOs and other enlisted soldiers are relied on to
Army Nurse Corps marks 110th anniversary
The Army Nurse Corps celebrated its 110th anniversary and another chapter in its rich tradition of dedicated service on Feb.
AUSA president urges elimination of survivor benefit inequities
Emphasizing the Association of the United Sates Army’s strong opposition to survivor benefit inequities that are contained in current law, Gen.
AUSA supports push to cut health care costs
Cutting health care costs: How you can help. We’ve always said that retirees through service and sacrifice have already paid enormous premiums. We
Conference addresses critical family issues
The Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) is an Army-wide program designed to involve soldiers, family members, retirees and DoD civilians in a process to
Congressman urges support for Veterans Pensions Protection Act
Rep. Alcee L.
Government budget crisis could affect Army training, maintenance funds
As often seems the case when I write this column, defense funding is in flux.This year is particularly interesting as we are dealing with funding f
Preston reflects on service as 13th SMA
The longest-serving sergeant major of the Army emphasized the importance of maintaining an adaptable force during a farewell interview Feb.
Soldiers must be prepared for challenge of an uncertain future
If there’s anything to predict about the future of Army operations is that it will be unpredictable, according to Gen. Martin E.
Ten-Miler registration opens May 1
Army Ten-Miler race officials have announced changes to the registration date and procedures for signing up to run in the 2011 race.This year, ther
AMC balances transition with supporting the warfighter
As the U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC) continues on its road of transition brought on by the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Commission, Gen.
Army athletes, coach of the year honored at AUSA symposium
Three soldiers, selected as the 2015 Army athletes and coach of the year, were honored at the Association of the U.S.
Army leaders urge science and technology reform
The goal of Army acquisition, science and technology (AST) is to provide soldiers a decisive advantage in all phases of combat, particularly in dis
Soldier awarded Gold Medal at Culinary World Cup
Master Sgt. (P) Mark Morgan, the senior enlisted aide to Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal at the Feb.