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AUSA News - January 2018

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As hundreds of West Point cadets poured out from the stands onto a snow-covered Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pa., following a 14-13 triumph over Navy, Army celebrated perhaps a turning point in the storied 118-year rivalry between the...
“I didn’t know we had that …” I’ve heard this statement numerous times over the last few months. It’s why we’re making a greater effort to remind you of the products, services and discounts that you get as an AUSA member. We’ve given quite a bit of...
Greetings from the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), our Army’s and our soldiers’ professional organization. I had the honor of attending the United States Army Europe (USAREUR) Senior Enlisted Symposium in Wiesbaden, Germany, Nov. 15 –...
It is no surprise that Gen. George S. Patton remains one of the most popular figures of World War II. What is surprising is that he had a former gossip columnist and Soviet spy on the Third Army staff providing military intelligence. A veteran of...
The legacy of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall’s oldest and most storied unit will soon be carved in metal and etched in stone after a groundbreaking ceremony for the long-awaited Old Guard Monument was held near Summerall Field Nov. 21. Joint Base...
Capitol Hill
As predicted in last month’s View from the Hill, December has been a tumultuous month in Congress. Three members of Congress announced their retirement/resignation in one week for sexual harassment-related scandals. The tax reform bill went to...
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As part of the Association of the U. S. Army’s commitment to support the National Guard, AUSA has announced an expanded relationship with the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States (EANGUS). To recognize this affiliation,...
Service members from Camp Arifjan and Camp Buehring, Kuwait, enjoyed a Thanksgiving luncheon sponsored by the Association of the U.S. Army’s Kuwait Chapter at the Hilton Kuwait Resort, Nov. 25. “It was a pleasant experience. It was a beautiful...
U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Richard Shmel was presented the Association of U.S. Army’s AUSA Stilwell Chapter Award for Top Army Student during the quarterly Student Awards Ceremony in Herrmann Hall at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). Shmel was recognized...
In May 1975, the Warrant Officer Division (WOD) was created in the Army’s Military Personnel Center (MILPERCEN). This was largely due to the efforts of early leaders of the United States Army Warrant Officers Association, led by its visionary...
Heather E. Leiby, who grew up in a family that is military connected and is now the spouse of a soldier, presented a passionate and comprehensive overview on family readiness training during a Military Family Forum discussion at the Association of...
The Fairfax-Lee Chapter support for the Employer Support to the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) was re-affirmed recently when the Association of the U.S. Army chapter president, Ken Britt, signed the ESGR’s Statement of Support at a recent chapter event...
Department of New Jersey Legionnaire Bob Looby is well-known in his home state for his efforts in supporting veterans’ employment, education and homelessness. His efforts were recognized recently with the presentation of two prestigious awards...
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“Modernizing and Equipping America’s Army for Today and Tomorrow” is the theme for the Association of the U.S. Army’s 2018 Global Force Symposium and Exposition March 26 – 28 in Huntsville, Ala. This AUSA Institute of Land Warfare professional...