February 2013 AUSA News
February 2013 AUSA News
Austin nominated for commander of U.S. Central Command
President Barack Obama has nominated Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, currently the Army vice chief of staff, to succeed Marine Corps Gen. James N.
Sullivan: Recommended cuts are 'misguided and dangerous'
(Editor’s note: In response to an article that appeared in the Dec.
Swan named Association of the U.S. Army vice president for education
The president of the Association of the United States Army, Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan, USA, Ret., has announced the appointment of Lt. Gen.
Ham advocates strengthening ties with Africa partners
While the United States has military forces in Africa, they are mostly limited to small groups who have specific, time-limited tasks.That setup, Ge
Brown shifts I Corps focus from Afghanistan to the Pacific Rim
Rebalancing to the Asia-Pacific region
The decision by North Korea to conduct another missile launch is unfortunate and counterproductive to stability in the region, the chairman of the
Financial readiness and money management – Key to family success
Many of us have made a New Year’s resolution to get out of debt and become more financially healthy.Although a wonderful goal is not always attaina
AUSA, Army leaders cited as top national defense influencers
Leadership, innovation, technology, vision citedDefense News has published a feature article titled "100 Most Influential
NIE 13.1 – Enabling the soldier-warrior network
Testers, soldiers, engineers and combat developers completed the fourth iteration of a series of semi-annual field exercises, called Network Integr
NIE assessments drive technology growth and cost savings
Initial findings from the Army’s latest Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) show steady progress toward improved, user-friendly tactical communications systems.
‘Hiring Our Heroes’ – Finding jobs for veterans and spouses
More than 400 veterans and military spouses headed out to the Washington Nationals baseball park in early December to talk with 87 potential employ
AUSA fights for legislation that supports Association members
At last the Fiscal Year 2013 Defense Authorization Bill conference is over and the two houses of Congress will have voted on the bill and presumabl
AUSA salutes Congress for rejecting higher TRICARE fees for military
Future command post shares live battlefield data in real time
A map has been the commander’s steadfast strategic planning tool on just about any battlefield throughout history.In recent years however, the map
National Guard began its service to the nation December 13, 1636
The Massachusetts Bay Colony was founded in 1630.More than 5,000 men, women and children made the two-month voyage to the New World.
Opposition forces engage soldiers in combat training exercise
Soldiers using Nett Warrior during the Network Integration Evaluation 13.1 met with mock opposition forces (OPFOR) during a combat training engagement.
Realistic, life-like combat scenarios test network equipment
Testing networked equipment in a lab ensures functionality, but only a field evaluation with soldiers ensures it will work as designers intended in an operating environment.
Soldiers, NFL players team up to tackle brain injuries
Whether injured in combat or knocked unconscious on the field, service members and athletes are both at risk of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).That’s
Soldiers test motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles at NIE 13.1
Soldiers are evaluating how motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles can help the maneuverability of soldiers during reconnaissance missions.
Warrior Leader Course lengthened
When it was implemented Army-wide in January, the Warrior Leader Course was a little bit longer and a little bit better, said the U.S.