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May 2012 AUSA News

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James A. Baker III, a former secretary of state, secretary of the treasury and White House chief of staff, will receive the 2012 George Catlett Marshall Medal, the highest award presented by the Association of the United States Army. Awarded...
Stay the course in Afghanistan" was the message Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen delivered to the House Armed Services Committee March 20. Allen, commander of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan, told the...
The Army Materiel Command (AMC) is trying to do the right things for the right reasons, AMC Commander Gen. Ann Dunwoody told an audience in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Feb.22. Dunwoody, the lead speaker at the annual Association of the United States Army...
The National Museum of the United States Army is coming. Plans for the long overdue Army museum are progressing very well. The official groundbreaking ceremony will happen in late summer or early fall of 2013. The opening date is set for the Army’s...
Ask almost any military spouse what their biggest military lifestyle challenge is and many will respond: "Having a career." The many moves that are part and parcel of marrying a soldier can wreak havoc on a spouses’ career aspirations. According to...
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The U.S. Army Cadet Command Professor of Military Science (PMS) Centralized Selection Board will convene at the Human Resources Command, Fort Knox, Ky., Aug. 14 and 15. Selected officers can expect to report for duty before the start of the 2013-...
The Army Historical Foundation has announced the plans for five public spaces to be featured in the National Museum of the United States Army. The museum, a permanent tribute telling the history of America’s oldest and largest service, is expected...
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Guard and reserve in TAMP eligible for dental program. The TRICARE Management Activity recently announced that on Jan. 27, 2012, National Guard and reserve members separating from active duty after an activation of greater than 30 days in support of...
AUSA’s Institute of Land Warfare (ILW) has recently released a new publication titled "The Rationale for a Robust U.S. Army Presence in the Pacific Basin" (National Security Watch, 8 March 2012). This paper evaluates the role of American ground...
Gen. Robert W. Cone, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, provided updates on TRADOC initiatives that will help shape the future Army during the Association of the United States Army Winter Symposium at Fort Lauderdale, Fla...
Maj. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley has been nominated by President Barack Obama for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as chief, Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command. Talley is currently serving as...
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Longtime readers know that AUSA is partnered with The Military Coalition – a group of 34 military-related associations that meet monthly to craft joint legislative strategy pertaining to issues that are important to their constituencies...
Three soldiers, selected as the athletes and coach of the year for 2011, were honored and recognized Feb. 24 at the Association of the United States Army Winter Symposium and Exposition in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. First Lieutenant Charles Ware, III, a...
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The Military Coalition strikes back! Members of the House Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee heard directly from a co-chairman of The Military Coalition on why the Defense Department’s proposal to increase/enact fees for military retiree health...
The Army is the nation’s "force of decisive action," the Army is "meeting the needs of the nation" and "people are our Army." All three messages figured prominently in a new Army display shown for the first time at this year’s Association of the...
The science and technology, or S&T, sector of the Army will be less reactive and more proactive in concept and capability development in coming years, according to Dr. Marilyn M. Freeman, deputy assistant secretary of the Army for research and...
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The key to more productive work between the Army and industry during the coming era of budget cuts is a closer relationship built on trust, Marillyn Hewson, executive vice president, electronic systems, Lockheed Martin Electronic Systems, said...