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AUSA News March 2018

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“Budget,” the current buzz word in Washington, D.C., applies to both the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 and the president’s budget request for fiscal 2019. On Feb. 9, Congress passed and the president signed, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (H.R...
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Bob and Janet Smith sat at the kitchen table. They were working on their budget for the year ahead and thinking about any major expenses they could expect over the next three years. Using the information they had gathered to do their taxes, they...
2017 was quite a year for AUSA. It seems the year simply zoomed by, a blur in many respects. So much changed: a new Commander-In-Chief; a new Secretary of Defense; and, after some delay, a new Secretary of the Army. For our Association, a new...
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Nominations to serve on the Association of the United States Army’s Council of Trustees were submitted by the national nominating committee to the council for consideration at its meeting in late January. Four serving council members, Thomas...
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. I had the opportunity to start this New Year with...
In 2017, the AUSA Family Readiness Directorate focused heavily on educational forums and outreach to our currently serving population of military families. We began the year by providing a family forum at the Global Force Symposium and Exhibition...
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Member Benefits – What’s New? AUSA is celebrating its 13th consecutive month of membership growth. We’re excited to welcome our newest members from the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States (EANGUS), the Patriot Project and...
The Association of the U.S. Army’s Book Program, part of AUSA’s Institute of Land Warfare (ILW), is an important part of ILW’s mission to inform and educate association members, local and national leaders and the American public in general on the...
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Last year, the AUSA membership team and our association chapters had a very productive year. Facing the 2017 goal of 100,000 members by the end of the year, we focused our efforts on our chapter volunteers. AUSA staff members visited many chapters...
Patricia McQuistion gave the U.S. Army 35 years of her life. To her, that was not enough. The retired lieutenant general now serves as the Association of the United States Army vice president for membership and meetings. She joined the civilian...
The AUSA Monmouth Chapter’s “Jewel in the Crown” is the Gingerbread Ball that benefits Fisher House Foundation, held this year at the Ocean Place Resort and Spa, a chapter Community Partner. The Monmouth Chapter co-hosted this event with four other...
The U.S. Army is looking for the best and brightest college students in the country to lead America’s soldiers as they conduct operations around the world – from relief efforts in Puerto Rico to combat operations in the Middle East. The Army...