February 2012 AUSA News
February 2012 AUSA News
Obama unveils new defense strategy amid budget cuts
President Barack Obama Jan.
Odierno: Army central to national defense
There is much discussion in the halls of the Pentagon these days about the role of the Army, and I'd like to share with you my thoughts on the issu
Army leaders thank soldiers for Iraq service
A Message –Operation Iraqi Freedom/New Dawn The magnitude of what this nation and our soldiers have accomplished in Iraq is unprecedented."We have
Congress passes two key bills – action on ‘doc fix’ still needed
1st Session of the 112th Congress ends.To do list for Congress:Pass the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2012. CheckFund the Defense D
Obama signs National Defense Authorization Act into law
President Barack Obama signed the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act Dec.
‘Echoes’ newsletter moves to electronic delivery
"Echoes," the Army’s official 16-page newsletter for retired soldiers, surviving spouses, and their families, is published three times a year and m
After military leaves Iraq, U.S. civilian presence still remains
Army introduces new smartphone and high-tech water bottle
The Army has radically scaled down its wearable, command-and-control ensemble using a device that most civilians can’t live without – the smartphon
Defense leaders praise troops for Iraq mission
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta joined Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey and other U.S.
Equipment management during Iraq withdrawal presents challenges
The announcement by the President of the United States on Oct. 21, 2011, to move almost all U.S.
Last of U.S. troops leave Iraq
After the 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, drove into Kuwait on the morning of Dec.
Moving out of Iraq – Troops going home
American forces, scheduled to be out of Iraq by the end of December, are leaving the nation in a position to sustain the long-fought peace that has
New AUSA Family Programs director will be ‘your voice’
It is an honor to introduce myself as the new AUSA Director of Family Programs.As an Army spouse of 31 years and a longtime advocate for Army famil
New ILW publications explore U.S. Army North and U.S. Army Europe
AUSA’s Institute of Land Warfare recently released two new publications."The U.S.
President Obama speaks to soldiers on Iraq mission’s end
President Barack Obama spoke to soldiers at Fort Bragg, N.C., Dec.
Unified Quest seminar examines the role of the Army of 2020
As the Army moves into the future, it will continue to concentrate on both humanitarian assistance and building international partnerships, accordi
Virginia National Guard ‘A Troop’ among last to leave Iraq
As Operation New Dawn was coming to a close, the Virginia Army National Guard left Iraq in its final convoy, Dec.
Army unveils Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Asset Vehicle
After five months of engineering and production work, the U.S.
Former Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston elected to AUSA Advisory Board of Directors
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O.
Horoho promoted and sworn in as Army’s surgeon general
Maj. Gen. Patricia D.
New brace helps wounded warriors with salvaged limbs reduce pain and walk again
A wounded warrior limped into Ryan Blanck's office at the Center for the Intrepid at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas, one day with a plea fo
NIE 12.1 tests a variety of new Army technologies
Soldiers recently finished evaluation of three variants of the Company Command Post Node as part of Network Integration Evaluation 12.1.The three-w