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AUSA News - May 2019

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US Capitol Building
Over the next few weeks, the House and Senate armed services committees will start drafting their fiscal 2020 defense authorization bills. A letter to committee leadership from the Association of the U.S. Army and other associations outlined joint...
AUSA members get a free digital subscription to Battle Digest, an executive summary of history’s important battles, including lessons on strategy, tactics and leadership. You’re welcome to download the current issue and receive a 15% discount on...
Greetings from the Association of the U.S. Army, our Army’s association for education and professional development and a major supporter of the Army’s Soldier for Life efforts. The 36th annual David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition started in...
The true stories of military life are important to Maria Reed, the 2019 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year for the Army. As the creator, producer and host of her own home improvement show, “Moving With the Military,” Reed believes...
Capitol Hill
On Capitol Hill, the committees on armed services and the defense appropriations subcommittees are making considerable progress holding hearings and reviewing the Defense Department and military services’ budget requests for fiscal year 2020. Army...
Civilians have worked alongside our Army’s soldiers since the Revolutionary War. Initially, Army civilians were employed as clerks, skilled tradesman, physicians and unskilled laborers. Over time, as the Army’s missions have grown more complex and...
The AUSA Book Program will release its second digital graphic novel in May, titled Medal of Honor: Roy Benavidez . Master Sgt. (then-Staff Sgt.) Raul “Roy” P. Benavidez is a legend in the Special Forces community. Even before he earned his Green...
Armando Yturria, a retired Army Special Forces sergeant major and a member of the Association of the U.S. Army, was recently recognized by the Quilts of Valor Foundation for his distinguished military service as a special operations leader. Yturria...
The Stars and Strikes Bowling Tournament really put the “fun” into fundraising—in fact, the benefits of the tournament turned out to be far more than just the dollars it raised for the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army...
The Military Basketball Association held its annual basketball tournament April 12-14 at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado with support from the Association of the U.S. Army’s Pikes Peak chapter. “What better venue for these games than one of...
One chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army wants to double its business members over the next three months, and if it can exceed its goal by even just a few members, the Fort Rucker-Wiregrass chapter of AUSA—already boasting thousands of...