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March 2012 AUSA News

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The Army will remain capable through its planned drawdown of 80,000 soldiers and at least eight brigade combat teams, its chief of staff said. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno told reporters during a Pentagon news briefing Jan. 27 that he is comfortable with...
The Army chief of staff released "Marching Orders – America’s Force of Decisive Action" Jan. 30 to the worldwide force. "My intent," Gen. Raymond T. Odieno said in the Army publication, "is to sustain a high-quality All-Volunteer Army that remains...
Spending priorities in the forthcoming Fiscal Year 2013 defense budget request call for reductions in the end strength of the Army and Marine Corps, an increase in special operations forces and maintaining the number of big-deck carriers, Defense...
The thunderous sound of a 21-gun salute echoed across Washington and Northern Virginia as Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli retired from the Army at a ceremony held Jan. 31 at Joint Base Myer – Henderson Hall. Chiarelli, who served in the Army for 40 years,...
The Army’s 28th Annual Army Ten-Miler, the third largest 10-mile race in the world, is set for Oct. 21 at the Pentagon in Washington. Produced by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, the annual Army Ten-Miler features a world class race...
High school football stars, Army soldiers and wounded warriors from Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, gathered at the Alamodome Jan. 5 for a punt, pass and kick event held in conjunction with the U.S. Army All-American Bowl taking...
The Army is looking for increased opportunities to partner with allies in Asia, including both Korea and Japan. Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno recently returned from a trip to the Pacific region, including Korea and Japan, as...
After 10 years at war, the sacrifices of American soldiers and their families continue to be admired by the American public. The people’s respect and generosity, even in difficult economic times, remains one of the strengths of our nation. Despite...
First, let me thank each of you who work tirelessly, representing our Soldiers, Civilians, and Families on Capitol Hill and educating senior civilian leaders about the needs of the force. The Association of the United States Army continues to play a...
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Nominations to serve on the Association of the United States Army’s Council of Trustees were submitted by the national nominating committee to the council for consideration at its meeting at AUSA headquarters in late January. Four serving council...
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This report describes the life cycle of AUSA’s grassroots work from the creation of the Association’s annual resolutions to the creation of the next set of resolutions. The resolutions are produced annually, and act as the basis for our legislative...
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"I deeply appreciate the opportunity to address this conference – yours is the first service organization that I’ve addressed as Secretary of Defense. "My own life in public service began when I served two years as an Army intelligence officer, that...
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Congress approves changes to TRICARE dental program for survivors. Congress recently passed legislation that affects the TRICARE Dental Program (TDP) survivor benefits. The TDP survivor benefit is now available to a larger segment of the military...
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We have been an Army at war for the past decade. Our Army has proven itself in what I consider to be the most difficult conditions this nation has ever faced. I can proudly boast that this incredible Army is truly one Army. Like no other time in...
The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) was established in 1950 with the mission to assist America’s Army and support our soldiers in their commitment to protecting our nation’s freedom and security. The AUSA Family Programs Directorate was...
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The Association of the United States Army is the Army’s professional association and has, for over 63 years, provided support for soldiers and family members. I believe that every soldier – active, guard, reserve, retired, veteran – should be an...
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The Chief of Staff of the Army’s Retiree Council was established Nov. 10, 1971, as an Intra-Army Departmental committee in accordance with Army Regulations which also provide guidance for the council’s responsibilities and activities. The Army chief...
Ground forces will remain important to the U.S. defense strategy, but the employment of the forces will change, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said Jan 12. In an interview on his way to Fort Bliss, Texas, aboard a military aircraft, Panetta said...
Following the active Army component, the Missouri National Guard is pushing its soldiers to be more all-around physically fit as opposed to simply being able to pass the Army Physical Fitness Test. "The Army found that after 10 years of war,...
Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III was sworn in as the Army’s 33rd vice chief of staff during a ceremony at Joint Base Myer – Henderson Hall, Jan. 31. Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh administered the oath of office and then thanked Austin for his...