January 2015 AUSA News
January 2015 AUSA News
AUSA News provides coverage of AUSA events, insights into the Association’s activities on Capitol Hill, articles about AUSA programs and activities.
Odierno receives Marshall Foundation’s Andrew J. Goodpaster Award
Some have questioned the dedication of the millennial generation to live up to the ideals of the so-called "greatest generation" of World War II ve
Japan chief: Ground Self-Defense Force will be overhauled
Japan will "drastically" reform its ground forces into a much more mobile entity capable of defending that nation’s remotest islands.As it stands r
President Obama nominates Ashton Carter for defense secretary
President Barack Obama named Dr. Ashton B. Carter as his choice to become the 25th secretary of defense on Dec.
2014 Best Warriors’ performance – ‘Nothing short of amazing’
Greetings to all of you from the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), our Army’s and our soldiers’ professional organization.The AUSA Annu
New allotment policy change protects troops from lending scams
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has directed a policy change in new paycheck allotments to prevent unscrupulous commercial lenders from taking advant
1st Cavalry Division troops rotate for Operation Atlantic Resolve
Soldiers of the 1st Cavalry Division and later replacement units will rotate to locations in Eastern Europe through the end of next year as part of
31 female soldiers selected for Ranger Course Assessment
The Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade selected 31 female soldiers to serve as observers and advisers for a potential Ranger Course Assessment th
Army Cadet Command releases ROTC cadet Order of Merit List
Army Pacific commander visits Joint Base Lewis-McChord
Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, the commanding general of U.S.
AUSA Hot Topic focuses on role of Army aviation in Force 2025
The Association of the United States Army will hold a one day Hot Topic forum titled "Army Aviation: Fully Committed in a Complex World to Winning
Brig. Gen. William L. Lemnitzer, USA, Ret., 85, dies
Brig. Gen. William L. Lemnitzer, USA, Ret., died Nov. 27 at his home in Arlington, Va.
Defense bills – nothing with Congress is ever easy or clean
Every December it seems like I report that defense appropriations legislation remains incomplete more than two months after the beginning of the n
Finally – authorization and appropriations bills pass Congress
By the time AUSA NEWS goes to press, the 113th Congress will be history.Before they left town, however, they did manage to pass the defense authori
Military children, teens must cope with military moves, deployments
Army children are at a slightly higher risk for mental disorders, but they’re also incredibly resilient, say mental health and education experts.As
Mock disaster: New commo for National Guard first responders
Following a direct hit from a mock category 2 hurricane, the Army demonstrated new solutions that for the first time enable the National Guard to c
Perkins: Focus on empowerment from bosses and subordinates
Empowerment is a two-way street between subordinates and supervisors, said Gen.
Ukrainian army vets seek U.S. support in fight with Russia
A delegation of Ukrainian army veterans seeking U.S.
21st Theater Sustainment Command main body arrives in Senegal
After weeks of preparation, the main body elements of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command headquarters, 7th Civil Support Command, the 30th Medica
AUSA Firing Line wants to hear your views and opinions
The Association of the United States Army wants to hear your opinion on current topics and issues facing our Army and national defense.The AUSA Fir