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AUSA News - October 2018

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The first package of spending bills that will fund the government for the next fiscal year heads to the White House for signature this week. The package, which includes funding for Energy and Water, Military Construction and Veterans’ Affairs (VA)...
Greetings from the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), our Army’s and our soldiers’ professional organization. Across the total force, Army leaders, soldiers, Army civilians, retired soldiers, veterans, industry leaders and Army families...
Alvin York and seven surviving Americans of his unit captured 132 German soldiers on Oct. 8, 1918. For this remarkable accomplishment during the Meuse-Argonne campaign of World War I, Corporal York was soon awarded sergeant’s stripes – and received...
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The Army is focused on modernizing the force. Nothing is more telling of this than the investment the Army is making with the establishment of U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC) in Austin, Texas. Futures Command will be different from your traditional...
Since assuming duties as the 36th Army Vice Chief of Staff in 2017, Gen. James C. McConville has focused on meeting the Secretary of the Army’s and Chief of Staff of the Army’s readiness and modernization priorities. A graduate of the U.S. Military...
The AUSA Family Readiness Directorate is proud to host three Military Family Forums at the 2018 Annual Meeting and Exposition, Oct. 8–10, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. These forums provide a venue for the military and civilian...
The AUSA Dix Chapter hosted a Professional Development Luncheon at Tommy B’s Conference Center, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. There were over 50 attendees including AUSA members Col. (R) Dennis Dougherty, president, Northern N.J. Chapter,...
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Organizers of the 34th Annual Army Ten-Miler (ATM) have announced a new race course for the 2018 race. This year’s modified course will reduce congestion within the first two miles and marks the first time since the Ten-Miler began in 1985 that...
To better prepare aviators for the future fight against a near-peer adversary, the Army is working to improve live, virtual and constructive training environments. For the past 15 years, the Army has focused on counterinsurgency operations while...