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AUSA News December 2017

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Capitol Hill
The month of December will be tumultuous and hair-raising in Congress. As the clock ticks toward December 8, time is running out for new appropriations to fund our government and our Army. The continuing resolution (CR) that has kept the government...
US Capitol Building
Increases in pay and Army end strength were just a couple of items AUSA cheered as Congress approved the conference report for the fiscal 2018 defense policy bill. The Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) authorizes $692.1...
Greetings from the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), our Army’s and our soldiers’ professional organization. AUSA’s 121 chapters with their volunteer leaders and members across the country and around the world are our ambassadors,...
For the seventh consecutive year, the Army men defeated the other services at the Marine Corps Marathon to win the Armed Forces Championship. Leading the team was Spc. Michael Biwott who ran a time of 2:30:14 to place 6th out of the more than 20,000...
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Here are new AUSA member benefits that are just in time for holiday shopping. Hewlett Packard We’re pleased to announce a new affinity partnership with Hewlett Packard that provides AUSA members with substantial savings on the full HP online catalog...
Soldiers and civilians kept AUSA Book Program authors busy throughout the course of the three-day Annual Meeting and Exposition held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in early October. The AUSA Pavilion, located in the meeting’s exhibit...
More than 47 years after his heroic actions in the nation of Laos, during the Vietnam War, Capt. Gary Michael Rose was recognized with the Medal of Honor. “This will enshrine him into the history of our nation,” said President Donald J. Trump,...
Ensuring quality care, combatting opioid addiction, and optimizing support for behavioral health were several critical topics of discussion during a forum convened at the Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting and Exposition that focused on...
Fifty-six U.S. Army medics competed in two-person teams during the punishing 72-hour Army Best Medic Competition at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and Camp Bullis, Texas, from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2. Staff Sgt. Joseph M. Rangel and Staff Sgt. Richard Philbin,...
Following a panel discussion among sergeants major and senior DoD civilians, panel moderator Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey summed up the session on preparing the force of the future by unequivocally answering a question from the audience...
AUSA-ROTC Best Company Awards and $3,000 checks from Lockheed Martin Corp. are presented by retired Maj. Gen. Jim Rogers, Lockheed Martin, left, and retired Lt. Gen. Ray Mason, AUSA luncheon host, right. (All photos by AUSA News)