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AUSA News June 2017

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Once upon a time, there was a legislative body called “Congress.” In the summer of 2011, after the Great Recession and looking at a staggering deficit, there was an argument over raising the debt limit, and the two sides were gridlocked over what to...
During the weekend of April 29-30, the Association of the U. S. Army’s General Gordon R. Sullivan Conference and Event Center was transformed into a high-end evening wear boutique. Military and civilian donors, to include several from AUSA’s Fairfax...
Greetings from the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), our Army’s association for education and professional development, and a major supporter of the Army's Soldier for Life efforts. The 3rd Biannual Gainey Cup Competition began May 1 at...
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With no time to spare before a partial government shutdown, Congress passed a $1.07 trillion fiscal 2017 omnibus spending bill. On May 5, seven months overdue, President Trump signed the measure into law. The bill, which funds the government through...
A decorated Army Ranger who served in Korea and Vietnam says the U.S. must guard against going into a future conflict unprepared. It has happened before with unfortunate results, he said. Speaking at a Lemnitzer Lecture hosted by the Association of...
As part of the Association of the U. S. Army’s commitment to support Army warrant officers, AUSA is announcing an expanded relationship with the United States Army Warrant Officers Association (USAWOA). To recognize this partnership, warrant...
(Editor’s note: The AUSA Hot Topic forum on Army contracts was held April 26. On May 4, seven months overdue, Congress finally passed a $1.07 trillion fiscal 2017 omnibus spending bill. The president signed the measure into law on May 5.) The...
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It’s time to plan your summer travel – so don’t forget to take advantage of your AUSA membership benefits. Hotel discounts Traveling for your summer vacation just got a little easier with an additional 20 percent discount at more than 6,400 Choice®...
Three members of the Association of the U.S. Army’s Fort Rucker-Wiregrass Chapter were recognized during a luncheon for their efforts to further membership numbers and their support to the association. “Every year, the [AUSA] Third Region gives out...
The life and times of America’s most decorated war hero as well as all veterans and active-duty soldiers were celebrated during Audie Murphy Day. The Fletcher Warren Civic Center saw plenty of action as it hosted a special program featuring a...
Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Commander Patrick M. Duggan and Command Sgt. Maj. Carolyn Y. Donaldson honored members of the JBM-HH community who donated their time and service over the past year during the Installation Volunteer Recognition...
The Army’s senior logistician urged nearly 200 Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) senior and junior cadets to be competent, committed and of high character. Gen. Gus Perna, Army Materiel Command’s commander, closed out the 2017 Association of...