February 2015 AUSA News
February 2015 AUSA News
Operation Enduring Freedom ends; troops praised for service
President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel each issued statements Dec.
Poll shows 73 percent of Americans favor repealing sequestration
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2014 Time Person of the Year includes soldier Ebola fighters
Soldiers from the 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives), were part of Time Magazine’s selection of the 2014
Army’s Task Force Sabre transfers school to Afghan leaders
After months of construction, Task Force Sabre conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Dec.
Honor and respect for fallen service members and their families
As each day passes we watch the withdrawal of combat troops from Afghanistan as the United States nears the end of the longest war in our nation’s
Soldiers’ 1 percent pay raise and hikes in allowances effective Jan. 1
Most soldiers received a 1 percent increase in basic pay in January along with a 2.9 percent increase in their basic allowance for subsistence.The
American and Japanese soldiers build important relationships
The trust you build here is important because in times of crisis you can’t surge trust," said Lt. Gen. Stephen R.
American Trucking Association to hire 100,000 military veterans
As more soldiers prepare to transition out of the Army, private-sector businesses continue to make the pledge to put those experienced service memb
Army All-American Bowl – The best high school football players
As the players step from the tunnel into the glaring light, they squint, briefly allowing their eyes to adjust.Once they are able, they slowly look
Army celebrates New Year at National Hockey League Winter Classic in D.C.
The Army helped ring in the New Year with a much-anticipated event – a National Hockey League game that honored the nation’s military during pre- a
Army dive unit holds change-of-command ceremony underwater
With the mission of performing underwater reconnaissance, demolition and salvage operations across the Pacific theater, it only makes sense for the
Army optimistic despite ‘significant challenges’ for recruiting
Army recruiting is facing "significant challenges" in the current economic climate in its mission to find young Americans qualified for service.Inc
Army senior leadership – Eliminate sexual assault in the Army
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen.
Authorization, appropriations bills pass – Army end strength cut
Well, we are still basking in the glow of the fact that both the Defense Authorization and the Defense Appropriations bills were passed before the
Developing soldier uniforms to detect, neutralize bio threats
Scientists at the Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, Md., have developed and are producing in small batches synthetic peptides they believe will se
Heroes Linked – Employment mentoring for veterans and spouses
As anyone who has ever been unemployed knows, landing a new job can be a daunting task.But for recent veterans, especially those dealing with the a
Human dimension: Army personnel, health systems have to change
The Army needs to make serious institutional changes in order to retain and develop the best soldiers, the Army’s under secretary said."We have a s
Lower increases in pay, allowances may put strain on families
The recent changes to the pay and benefits rates, which became effective on Jan.
National Guard celebrates 379 years of service to the nation
Images flashed across the screen depicting the National Guard
Paper examines lessons from history dealing with terrorist threats
AUSA’s Institute of Land Warfare (ILW) has recently released a new publication."Terrorists, Insurgents and the Lessons of History" (National Securi
Army’s Holistic Modernization Strategy for today’s threats
AUSA’s Institute of Land Warfare has recently released a new publication."Force 2025 and Beyond: The U.S.