Loading...

Articles

Readiness is the Army’s top priority because "readiness wins wars," Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley said. Readiness also deters wars by making potential adversaries think twice before attacking, he added. "Our Army has never been the largest...
Patrick J. Murphy, a third-generation veteran and the first soldier to serve in the Iraq War elected to Congress, was officially sworn in as the 32nd under secretary of the Army in a Pentagon ceremony Feb. 24. Murphy had been confirmed by the Senate...
The Association of the U.S. Army will undergo a leadership change on July 1, with retired Army Gen. Carter F. Ham succeeding retired Army Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan as president and CEO. Sullivan, the 32nd Army Chief of Staff who retired from active...
Budget uncertainty is having a long-range impact on the U.S. Army, making it difficult to plan training, readiness and modernization programs, a senior Army budget official warned. Lt. Gen. Karen Dyson, military deputy to the assistant Army...
As you read this, the cherry tree blossoms are getting ready to hit their peak bloom around the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. The AUSA national headquarters is located across the Potomac River in Arlington, Va., so on my frequent trips to the...
An "unintended consequence" of tight defense budgets is accepting that the Army "can no longer afford to equip and sustain the force with the most modern equipment," Army acquisition officials warned Congress in early March. The net result, they...
Soldiers are being asked to do the impossible, carrying out missions while humping over 100 pounds of gear, said Col. Kurt "Travis" Thompson. They’re doing the impossible every day, but they can do much more if that burden is eased, he said...
AUSA Institute of Land Warfare AUSA’s Institute of Land Warfare (ILW) recently released two Defense Reports. POW/MIA "Until They All Come Home: The Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Agency" (Defense Report 16-1, February 2016)...
I am the proud mother of a young soldier currently serving in Fort Hood, Texas. I have a Family Membership in AUSA and my son has a Regular Army Membership. I am very fortunate that we have a great relationship built through our love of adventures...
Chaplain (Col.) Wesley V. Geary, USA, Ret., a former Association of the U.S. Army Texas state president and an AUSA life member, died at his home in Plano, Texas, Feb. 24. Throughout his military career and as an Army "Soldier for Life," Chaplain...
On a cold field, soldiers of the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania National Guard, along with their counterparts from the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division are deep in the final stages...
For 240 years we have been training Soldiers how to do some of the most technical trades in the Nation. Welding, electrical engineering, hazardous materials transportation and many other skills are taught in the military professional education...
Ensuring that all school-age children receive a consistent and high quality education is a struggle in the civilian world. But it is doubly so for military families because of the constant moves from base to base and school district to school...
Greetings from the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA), our Army’s association for education and professional development, and a major supporter of the Army’s Soldier for Life efforts. Last month I addressed why soldiers from all three components of...
The 32nd Annual Army Ten-Miler will be held on Sunday, Oct. 9, at 8 a.m., at the Pentagon. Produced by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, the Army’s race will attract military and civilian runners from around the world. All race proceeds...