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June 2015 AUSA News

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The Army’s top installations officer continued the Army’s call for Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) to optimize resources and get rid of excess infrastructure. "We are on record as saying we need a BRAC [Base Realignment and Closure]," Lt. Gen...
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Deep budget cuts and talk about possible changes to troop compensation, especially as soldiers continue deploying for new and enduring missions around the world, are putting a strain on soldiers and their families, the president of the Association...
While acknowledging the challenges that slashed budgets have wrought, the Army’s chief of staff said the Army Operating Concept, or AOC, will actually help the Army address future challenges. Gen. Ray Odierno addressed soldiers and industry...
Greetings from the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), our Army’s and our soldiers’ professional organization. The 32nd Annual David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition kicked off with 51 two-man Ranger buddy teams. Running 60 hours in...
On April 15, AUSA Family Readiness partnered with the Fort Bliss Gen. of the Army Omar Bradley Chapter and the Army Community Service (ACS) office to host a Military Family Forum titled "Be Your Own Ambassador: Making Volunteerism Work for You."...
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As a member-based organization, the Association of the United States Army annually solicits proposed resolutions from its membership. Throughout the spring and summer months, individual members and chapters are invited to submit proposed resolutions...
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AUSA chapters and members are encouraged to submit proposed resolutions to the 2015 AUSA Resolutions Committee for consideration. Prior to the Association’s Annual Meeting, Oct. 12-14, committee members will review the resolutions that will become...
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It about 4:30 a.m. on April 30, after almost 19 hours of debate, the House Armed Services Committee passed its version of the fiscal 2016 Defense Authorization Bill by a vote of 60-2. The bill would authorize $515 billion in national defense funding...
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The AUSA Institute of Land Warfare (ILW) has recently released two new publications. "The Army Operating Concept 2020-2040" (Defense Report 15-1, April 2015) outlines the challenging future operating environment that the Army faces. This environment...
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The Association of the United States Army’s Council of Trustees re-elected five members to serve on the Association’s council – AUSA’s governing body. The council met April 27 at the Association’s national headquarters in Arlington, Va. Re-elected...