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May 2015 AUSA News

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It is hearing season on the hill and AUSA has submitted testimony before the Joint House and Senate Veteran’s Affairs Committees, and will submit testimony to the Personnel Subcommittees of the Senate and House Armed Services Committees in...
Today, just 33 percent of our brigades are ready, when our sustained readiness rate should be closer to 70 percent," Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno told lawmakers regarding the lingering effects sequestration has already had on the Army. Army...
The senior enlisted advisers from the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force were on Capitol Hill to testify on quality-of-life concerns in their services. The possible return of sequestration in fiscal year 2016 influenced much of the discussion...
The Army’s top logistician warned March 19 that budget woes are hurting readiness – and things could get worse. "We are doing everything we can to create and maintain readiness, despite simultaneous operations around the world … shrinking budgets,...
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SASC Leadership: Sequestration ‘devastating.’ An AUSA salute goes to Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., and the ranking member Jack Reed, D-R.I., for recognizing the devastating effect sequestration is having on the...
Greetings from the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), our Army’s and our soldiers’ professional organization. I recently had the honor to attend the Army Women’s Foundation (AWF) Seventh Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Summit,...
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The Army dedicated March to highlighting stories of female soldiers. "These stories are inextricably woven into the essential fabric of the nation’s history and the history of the U.S. Army," an official said. Adding, "This year, the Army...
A directive signed by Army Secretary John M. McHugh, Feb. 25, opened more than 4,100 positions to women in the U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC). Directive 2015-08 opened positions in the U.S. Army Special Forces Command, National Guard...
A female first lieutenant from Fort Carson, Colo, who flies Apache helicopters, successfully completed all course requirements of the second gender-integrated Ranger Training Assessment Course, or RTAC, ending in late February. (Editor’s note: The...
Cpl. Erica Gunter, A Battery, 2nd Battalion, 4th Field Artillery, or 2-4th FA, recently made history when she was promoted to corporal and assigned as a Multiple Launch Rocket System, or MLRS, launcher chief, a position usually held by a staff...
The Family Readiness Directorate has taken its popular military family forums on the road. Working collaboratively with local AUSA Chapters and leaders from the installation Army Community Service (ACS) the first of three forums was held at Joint...