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General Gordon Sullivan
The Army has gotten smaller every year since 2011, while the threats have gotten greater. Simply put, America’s Army – our nation’s foundational force since 1775 – is asked to face a dangerous and uncertain world with reduced and uncertain resources...
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The busy season on Capitol Hill is here, and your Government Affairs team is leaning forward in the saddle. The new Speaker of the House, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., has vowed to move spending bills through the House of Representatives on an earlier...
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Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) officials have announced, effective immediately, Association dues for both new and renewing members have been reduced for 2016. "This is the lowest rate for new and renewing individual members in our history, and...
Being a U.S. Army Reserve soldier can be financially, emotionally and logistically challenging for both the citizen-soldier and his or her family. More than 254,000 family members are significantly impacted by a loved one’s decision to serve in the...
The Army established the Soldier for Life program in July 2012 to maintain trust with our Army family during and after service.
Last year, 2015, marked the 18th Annual Randy Oler Memorial Operation Toy Drop that began in 1998 with Staff Sgt. Randy Oler. Oler, who was assigned to U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C., joined with...
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Military pharmacies and TRICARE Pharmacy home delivery will remain the lowest cost pharmacy option for TRICARE beneficiaries when some TRICARE pharmacy copays change in 2016. On Feb. 1, 2016, most copays for prescription drugs at-home delivery and...
The Army chief of staff, Gen. Mark A. Milley and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey recently visited U.S. Army Central (USARCENT) soldiers stationed at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Dailey began his day by joining USARCENT soldiers on an esprit-de-corps...
Tens of thousands of people made their way to the Alamodome to watch the 2016 U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Jan. 9. "This was a once in a lifetime opportunity and I’m truly blessed to get the chance to be here," said Mark Jackson, West...
The Army’s elite Golden Knights Parachute Team touched down in parking lot C outside the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, during their first practice before the 2016 Army All-American Bowl game. At approximately 6,000 feet, the four-soldier team...
Images flashed across the screen depicting the National Guard from its inception 379 years ago to today’s fight against global terror. Paintings showed the first muster of minutemen in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1636, and showed the National...
Leaders on the field can also be leaders in their communities. That is the key message U.S. Army All-American Bowl soldier mentors impart on the high school football athletes visiting the San Antonio-based Boysville, a residential care facility for...
The Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) is again partnering with The American Freedom Foundation, in conjunction with Still Serving Veterans, to host the Warriors To The Workforce Hiring Event during the 2016 AUSA Global Force Symposium and...