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February 2014 AUSA News

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Troopers with Combined Task Force Dragoon continue their mission of advising Afghan National Security Forces in preparation for the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections. Soldiers with O "Outlaw" Troop and P "Palehorse" Troop, 4th...
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(Editor’s note: The following is a Letter to the Editor published in the Washington Post by Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan, USA, Ret., president of the Association of the United States Army, which challenges the erroneous assumptions made in a Post article...
The network is under attack! Cyber attacks are a daily reality and are growing in sophistication and complexity. How does the Army keep pace with this evolving threat and defend its network? Fifteen soldiers made history when they were awarded the...
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AUSA, with your help, has fought since the beginning of sequestration to end the arbitrary, cookie-cutter approach to deficit reduction. Now, along with you, we will fight with equal vigor to undo the provision of the new law that creates an...
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AUSA needs you!! A last minute budget agreement passed by Congress included a provision that would negatively affect the calculation of the Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) for under-age-62 military retirees. The bill would require a 1-percent...
Three soldiers from the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program earned nominations for the U.S. Olympic Luge Team for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Team USA luge coach Staff Sgt. Bill Tavares will lead Sgt. Matt Mortensen and Sgt. Preston...
The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) has partnered with the American Freedom Foundation to host the second Warriors To The Workforce Hiring Event for veterans, in conjunction with Still Serving Veterans, to be held at the 2014 AUSA...
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AUSA has been leading the fight to end the draconian cuts in defense spending caused by sequestration and to mitigate the devastating effect it has had on national security, military readiness, modernization and procurement. Late last month,...
Greetings from the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), our Army’s and our soldiers’ professional organization. Special thanks to the Alamo Chapter in San Antonio for hosting my visit to their wonderful city and the historic Fort Sam...
Since Dec. 13, 1637, some early American settlers who formed militias became minutemen – a highly mobile, elite force of the military. These settlers would come together as volunteers to form the U.S. National Guard to protect their land and homes...
Iowa native Kathryn Estep joined the Army with the mindset of serving her country and inspiring others. The 23-year-old graduate from the University of North Dakota knew the Army would fulfill her goal of helping build strong leaders for the U.S...
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The PenFed Foundation is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization striving to meet the unmet financial needs of servicemen and their families
The Army Logistics University and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) have partnered to create a new degree program to support soldiers. The Master of Supply Chain Management is slated to begin in fall 2014 and will emphasize innovation, critical...
One of the 26 miles covered by the giant Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C., is very different than the rest. For many who take part in or watch the event, nothing is as moving as the Wear Blue Mile. This is mile 13, where the 30,000 or so...
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The Association of the United States Army’s Institute of Land Warfare (ILW) has recently released a new publication. Titled "The Army’s Organic Industrial Base: Providing Readiness Today, Preparing for Challenges Tomorrow" (Torchbearer Issue Paper,...