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AUSA News - February 2018

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The American Freedom Foundation will host the fifth annual Warriors To The Workforce presented in association with Still Serving Veterans and in conjunction with the 2018 Association of the U.S. Army’s Institute of Land Warfare Global Force...
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Legislation introduced will benefit wounded warriors and active duty soldiers. AUSA strongly supports two pieces of legislation carried over from the 1st Session of the 115th Congress: The Fair Access to Insurance for Retired (FAIR) Heroes Act and...
On Jan. 30, 968, the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army launched a wave of surprise attacks throughout South Vietnam. Known as the Tet Offensive, it ended in a major military defeat for the North. Fifty years later, the anniversary offers an appropriate time to examine Vietnam War titles published as part of the AUSA Book Program.
Welcome to 2018 – a midterm election year. Every seat in the House of Representatives, and one-third of those in the Senate are up for a decision by the voters. Between today and Election Day in November, Congress is likely to accomplish very little...
Retired Gen. Jack Neil Merritt, a former Association of the U.S. Army president, died Jan. 4 at the age of 87. A native of Lawton, Okla., Merritt served in the Army for 35 years, starting his career as a private in 1952 at the height of the Korean...
Greetings from the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), our Army’s and our soldiers’ professional organization. This year your association had the honor and privilege to establish the Sergeant Major of the Army Leon Van Autreve Scholarship...
The Army offers a number of cyber programs tailored for youth, even those with no interest in being part of the military, said Col. Andrew O. Hall, director of the Army Cyber Institute (ACI). Hall said it’s important that all soldiers, particularly...
Cyber Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA) support is fundamentally about making the Army more lethal, both for current operations and in planning for the future – provided it can be effectively integrated and utilized by commanders. Speaking at the...
The Army is changing the way it buys cyber solutions as a way to get new technologies – especially those based on battlefield needs – into soldiers’ hands faster. “There’s been a fundamental shift inside the Army on the way we try to do acquisition...
When the Army, industry and local governments team up in “live-fire” cyber exercises, the results are mutually beneficial, said Col. Andrew O. Hall. Hall, director of the Army Cyber Institute (ACI), and other cyber experts spoke at an Association of...
For 381 years, the National Guard has protected the United States – even before those states united. The National Guard celebrated its history and commitment to service Dec. 13 with a 381th birthday breakfast at the Jackson Center, hosted by the...
New York National Guard soldiers, airmen, families and community supporters made up more than 1,200 marchers in Glens Falls, N.Y., Dec. 24 as part of a Christmas Eve Road March to remember the service of past and present troops overseas. This was...
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Tenacity, resilience, grit. These three words can be used to describe service members and their spouses, whose ability to bend but not break under the pressure of serving our country, goes unmatched. The same words can be used to describe...
On Jan. 5, 2018, renowned military artist Todd Krasovetz delivered the latest painting (the third in a series) commissioned by USAWOA. Titled “Eagles Rising,” it will be unveiled in conjunction with the celebration of the warrant officer cohort’s...