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March 2014 AUSA NEWS

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The president of the Association of the United States Army, Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan, USA, Ret., testified Jan. 28 before the full Senate Armed Services Committee on the under-62 military retiree Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) cut and on military...
The Army chief of staff said contrary to what many people may think, the Army has been doing anything but slowing down and becoming stagnant, despite cash flow and end-strength issues. Speaking before a full house of Association of the U.S. Army...
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AUSA’s Institute of Land Warfare has released a new publication. "Defending the Homeland: The Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Response Enterprise" (Torchbearer National Security Report, February 2014) discusses five unique organizational...
In response to the "Taking Exception" letter by Capt. David Kinzler to (AUSA President) Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan’s letter published in the Washington Post titled "Don’t Cut Troops’ Pay and Benefits," I would like to address a few critical issues. As...
Command Sgt. Maj. William T. Mixon, USA, Ret., died Jan. 18 in West Palm Beach, Fla., at the Veterans Administration Hospital. Mixon was born in Vidalia, Ga., on Jan. 15, 1929, and entered the Army in 1948. He completed 35 years of service retiring...
The 30th Annual Army Ten-Miler, the third largest 10-mile race in the world, is set for Oct. 12 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 that...
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The Association of the United States Army’s Council of Trustees elected Christopher M. Chadwick to serve on the Association’s council – AUSA’s governing body. Chadwick was elected to fill the unexpired term of Dennis Muilenburg who resigned due to...
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Finally, I am able to report a little bit of good news. The Congress has passed an omnibus appropriations bill that will fund the government until September. Tucked in the massive $l. l trillion bill is a provision to exempt medically retired...
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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. Five serving council...
The Army’s doctrine will change dramatically in the near future as joint leaders develop the operational concept of Strategic Landpower, said Gen. Robert W. Cone. One change will be a seventh warfighting function called "engagement," said Cone, who...
Sheri Sanders Givens of Round Rock, Texas, former executive director and public counsel of the Texas Office of the Public Utility Counsel, was presented a Citation for Exceptional Service in Support of National Defense by the Association of the...
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As the sole education provider to the Association of the United States Army, the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) offers AUSA members 130 degree programs in both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Students may attend evening or...