April 2012 AUSA News
April 2012 AUSA News
Odierno discusses future Army at AUSA Winter Symposium
The Army chief of staff said the Army will attempt to provide better support to combatant commanders – the Department of Defense-level commands res
Fiscal Year 2013 Army budget: Good - Bad - Ugly
President’s budget for Fiscal Year 2013 released. At least we now know where we stand.After weeks of speculation, President Obama formally released
Army opens up 6 occupational specialties for women
The Army announced its intent today to open six occupational specialties and more than 13,000 positions to women.These six military occupational sp
Torchbearer: Budget proposals – ‘Breaking the Faith’
New ILW Torchbearer Alert: Administration’s FY2013 Budget Proposals for TRICARE, Military RetirementAUSA’s Institute of Land Warfare has recently r
Sullivan shares experiences at Sergeants Major Academy
It’s not stuff. It’s people.
1st Sgt. Maj. of the Army dies
William O. WooldridgeAug. 12, 1922 - March 5, 2012"Sgt. Maj.
633rd becomes first National Guard unit to operate a theater gateway
As a Theater Gateway, the 633rd is one of three Army National Guard units with the mission of processing troops into and out of theater.
Arlington Cemetery is correcting deficiencies
Within the last two years, Arlington National Cemetery has seen much progress in correcting gravesite deficiencies, increasing customer service and
AUSA urges Congress to preserve military and veteran benefits
At this writing, the 2013 defense budget proposal is just days away from publication.However, as is always the case in Washington, much of what it
Indiana National Guard unit prepares for Afghan mission
Sometimes, events do not go as foreseen.However unexpected change may be, the mission must still be fulfilled and obligations met.Despite having an
Kentucky National Guard soldiers work to improve Afghan farming
The Agribusiness Development Team, or ADT, mission is an integral part of American counterinsurgency strategy.
Realistic combatives training is a key exercise for soldiers
Using combatives during an exercise while everybody is "in the zone" is a new way of following the vignette through to its natural conclusion.
Reserve unit starts year-long deployment on landing craft vessel
The 824th Transportation Company, a U.S Army Reserve unit from Moorehead City, N.C., just arrived in Kuwait to start their yearlong deployment.
Soldiers must properly prepare for life after active service
After 10 years of sustained war fighting, America’s soldiers will face their next and potentially greatest battle – surviving the drawdown.
Soldiers partner with USDA to improve Afghan agriculture
Neuman said he is optimistic this training will help his team provide real help to the Afghan population in Helmand Province when they deploy this summer.
2013 Army budget includes program cuts but also a pay increase
Despite cutbacks, the Army’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget request released Feb.
Army Ten-Miler contest will select best T-shirt design
Do you have what it takes to design the Army Ten-Miler official race shirt?The Army Ten-Miler needs a design for its official race T-shirt.Grand Pr
Military children are resilient but still face challenges
April is the Month of the Military Child.During this month, military connected organizations across the country pay tribute to our military kids –
Soldiers welcomed home to Bragg after Iraq deployment
The XVIII Airborne Corps commander, Lt. Gen. Frank Helmick, and Command Sgt. Maj.
Two-phase registration for 28th Army Ten-Miler will open May 1
Army Ten-Miler race officials have announced that they will continue the two-phase registration process for the Army’s race that was introduced in