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AUSA News - April 2019

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During the 2018 Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting and Exposition, a town hall with Army Secretary Mark T. Esper, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey was held for Army family members and...
Greetings from the Association of the U.S. Army, our Army’s association for education and professional development, and a major supporter of the Army’s Soldier for Life efforts. The mission of Army Emergency Relief (AER), unchanged for the last...
Recent news from Asia and the Pacific highlight several threats the United States faces in the region: North Korea, Chinese actions in the South China Sea, terrorist groups in the Philippines, and more. The U.S. military is taking steps to counter...
Capitol Hill
Now that the Defense Department has released its budget, the Army’s first posture hearing will be with the Senate Armed Services Committee on March 26. However, other hearings on topics such as readiness, quality of life and threats to national...
The Association of the U. S. Army’s Greater Kansas City Chapter recently recognized humanitarian, actor and philanthropist Gary Sinise’s almost 40 years of exceptional support to veterans, service members and families with the inaugural presentation...
US Capitol Building
Republicans from the House Armed Services Committee officially delivered their “views and estimates” of the president’s fiscal 2020 defense budget request to the Democratic-led House Budget Committee. In it, they argue that the Trump administration’...
Abolitionist, dress reformer and suffragette, Mary Edwards Walker first strode onto a battlefield with her surgeon’s bag in 1862. She was a civilian volunteer who had been denied official Union Army enlistment again and again. But three years later...
Operation Deploy Your Dress, the Marne Spouses Club and the Association of the U.S. Army’s Marne Chapter partnered March 7 to open a sixth boutique at Fort Stewart, Ga. More than 30 dresses and accessories were given away to DoD ID card holders...
Retired Gen. Carter F. Ham, AUSA president and CEO, and retired Sgt. Maj. of the Army Ken Preston, AUSA vice president for NCO and Soldier Programs, recently visited AUSA’s Sunshine Chapter in Orlando, Fla. Ham was the guest speaker at the chapter’s...
The Association of the U.S. Army is supporting the Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need (HAVEN) Act (S. 679) to protect the economic security and well-being of veterans and their families who rely on disability benefits and may be experiencing...
Integrated air and missile defense will be critical in the Indo-Pacific region, particularly as tensions grow with China, Russia and North Korea, the commander of U.S. Army Pacific said at a Hot Topic forum hosted by the Association of the U.S. Army...