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AUSA News - December 2018

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The Association of the United States Army was honored to collaborate with the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University (MFRI) on an all-day event titled “Building Your Battle Plan to Support Military and Veteran Families.” The event,...
The Army is slated to release the newest Enhanced Night Vision Goggle-Binocular (ENVG-B) to a select number of combat units sometime in fiscal year 2019, according to the Soldier Lethality Cross-Functional Team (CFT) officials. The new ENVG-B has...
The U.S. Army Special Forces, the Green Berets, fought a secret war in the Kingdom of Laos from 1959 through 1974. Their strategic mission was to prevent the country from toppling over to the communist side (or at least keep it neutral) while U.S...
Greetings from the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), our Army’s and our soldier’s professional organization. The feedback from all the noncommissioned officers and soldiers who attended this year’s Association of the United States Army...
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The 116th Congress will seat a record number of veterans with more than 90 serving in the House and Senate. Here are the new members of the 116th Congress who served in the Army. Rep.-elect Jim Baird (R) was an Army first lieutenant in Vietnam in...
Future Vertical Lift (FVL) projects are primed to expand on recent progress this fiscal year as the Army searches to replace its aging fleets of helicopters. In less than six months, the new cross-functional team for FVL has already published two...
Three of the Army’s top NCOs received accolades for their leadership during a recognition breakfast presented by the Redstone-Huntsville Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army. “I am an American Soldier, and I am [very] proud of it. But the...
The Vice President for Veteran Affairs at the Association of the U.S. Army’s Charleston South Carolina Chapter, Larry Dandridge, presented the chapter’s Outstanding Service Award to Lydia Batista a Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center registered nurse...
Over the next year, 26 installations are scheduled to receive the new Squad Advanced Marksmanship Trainer – with the first potential location slated for Fort Drum, N.Y., officials said. The Army has been working on a squad-immersive environment...
Community members and guests from the local area gathered for the annual Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War and POW/MIA National Recognition Day Luncheon at the Lee Club. The Robert E. Lee Chapter of the Association of the U.S...
To one unfamiliar with it, it is just a wall – panels filled with names – but for the men and women who served in Vietnam, and the loved ones left behind, it represents loss, sacrifice, memories and healing. The Tennessee Valley community recently...
Acentury ago on Nov. 11, an armistice was signed to end World War I – the war to end all wars. History has shown, though, that conflict did not stop with that agreement. Through the decades, America has fought many other times in support of its...