July 2011 AUSA News
July 2011 AUSA News
The Army chief of staff, Gen. Martin E.
The Army will conduct an analysis of its "fundamental fighting unit," the squad, to ensure everything is being done to prepare those soldiers for t
President Barack Obama announced his choices as chairman and vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during a White House Rose Garden ceremony M
President Barack Obama announced May 30 that he will nominate Gen. Raymond T.
The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) presented Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Sen.
Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) soldiers are the military’s pre-eminent team of explosives experts – warriors who are properly trained, equipped
The Army’s new physical fitness test was administered to a group of Fort Benning, Ga., soldiers in mid-May as part of the service’s pilot program.T
With an eye on the Operation New Dawn drawdown that’s ongoing in Iraq, Army logisticians gave an overview of the opening stages of drawdown operati
The Association of the United States Army’s Council of Trustees elected two new members and re-elected seven members to the council at its May 16 m
The Association of the United States Army and The Army Historical Foundation joined forces May 16 to co-host an event recognizing the generosity of
After more than 60 years of working on behalf of soldiers and their families, no one knows the challenges of serving our country better than those
The Hero of Medicine Award was presented May 4 to the Army vice chief of staff, Gen. Peter W.
The challenge for the logistics community in the near and short-term future is creating an education plan to develop leaders who are critical think
Because of the Army’s global demand, "You are our dominant customer," the director of the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) said in the opening sessio
AUSA’s Institute of Land Warfare recently released a new National Security Watch titled – "The 2011 National Military Strategy: Resetting a Strong
By this summer, soldiers in Afghanistan will be riding in new Stryker armored combat vehicles that have an improved hull design to protect them fro
As part of the advise, train, and assist mission under Operation New Dawn, soldiers with B Troop, 6th "Saber" Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd A
The long march to completion of the defense authorization and appropriation legislation has begun.The Fiscal Year 2012 Defense Authorization Bill w
The Council of Trustees approved the 2011 AUSA Resolutions Committee membership at its spring meeting.Command Sgt. Maj.
Army Ten-Miler and GEICO officials recently announced runners from around the world attending the Army Ten-Miler’s Pre-Race GEICO Pasta Dinner are
Since June, the Army has fielded about 30 million of its new 5.56mm M855A1 "Enhanced Performance Rounds" in Afghanistan.The cartridge, sometimes ca
TRICARE covers additional cervical cancer screening test. The TRICARE Management Activity announced recently that it has added coverage for an enha
The differences between the two bands were noticeable – the uniforms, the language, the culture.
The 2011 Army Commemorative Coins consist of a five dollar gold coin, a silver dollar, and a copper-clad half dollar that the U.S.
With more than 1 million service members on active duty in the United States, the military services, and especially the Army, are running short of