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July 2013 AUSA News

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A smaller Army still needs to be ready, and sequester issues on top of previous budget cuts are impacting readiness accounts, said Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno. Odierno told reporters at the Defense Writers Group, May 7, that the Army "has...
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The Association of the United States Army’s Council of Trustees elected two new members and re-elected three members to serve on the Association’s council – AUSA’s governing body. The council met April 29 at the Association’s national headquarters...
The Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., recently to meet with leaders to discuss the Army’s Ready and Resilient Campaign. Lt. Gen. Howard Bromberg observed some of the measures that support this Army-wide...
With sequestration firmly in place, the Army will be buying a lot less stuff, and leaders are concerned about ensuring the businesses they buy things from don’t wither. Lawmakers with the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Tactical Air...
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Senior Defense Department civilian and military leaders are deeply committed to making the necessary changes to prevent sexual assault and to act quickly and appropriately when it does occur, Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs...
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Army Ten-Miler and GEICO officials announced that runners attending the Army Ten-Miler’s Pre-Race GEICO Pasta Dinner are in for a special event and experience. Highlighting the dinner, attendees will meet the senior enlisted leadership of the Army...
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I send greetings to all of you from the Association of the United States Army. I am honored to introduce myself as the new Director of Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier Programs. As I write these words, all of us here at AUSA say farewell to a...
After weeks of review, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has concluded budget cuts will require most of the department’s civilian employees to be furloughed beginning in July, but that because of other efforts to deal with the shortfall, only half of...
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The annual slog to completion of the defense authorization and appropriation legislation has begun. The House Armed Services Committee begins its mark up and the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs has...
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Early news is good for AUSA priorities. The long legislative process with getting the defense authorization bill passed and signed by the president has started. Subcommittees of the House Armed Services Committee recently marked up their portions of...
Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan, USA, Ret., president of the Association of the United States Army, recently announced that Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston, USA, Ret., has joined the AUSA national staff as the director of noncommissioned officer...
This month’s AUSA Family Report highlights a program that showcases imaginative, cutting-edge therapies for our returning service members and their families. The family component is most crucial, as there are many reintegration and rehabilitation...