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The Army’s top two leaders on Oct. 12 repeated the warning that the continuing clash of declining budgets and growing global commitments threatens the ability of the Army to meet future challenges. In his speech at the opening ceremony of the...
Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, in accepting the Association of the United States Army’s highest award Oct. 14, said, "The United States must remain the strongest military power on the face of the earth" and it must provide leadership...
Stealing a moment of drama from the annual Academy Award presentation, Master Sgt. Michelle Johnson, public affairs NCO for the Sergeant Major of the Army, opened the sealed envelope containing the names of the winners and runners-up in the 2015 NCO...
The U.S. military’s ability to respond swiftly and appropriately to homeland disasters and emergencies has increased dramatically in the past decade, a panel of Army and civilian officials said at a form titled "Homeland Defense/Homeland Security:...
Russia is back – unfortunately. After a quarter-century of not having to worry much about confronting and deterring the Russians, the U.S. is suddenly challenged by a resurgent Russia in Europe, Ukraine and the Middle East. It’s "an unwelcome...
Army spouses: If you could go back in time and give your newly minted military-spouse self some advice, what would it be? That was the question posed to a trio of Army leaders’ spouses during a Military Family Forum at the Association of the U.S...
Watching out for the welfare of Army families directly impacts the state of our fighting force, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley said at a Military Family Forum titled "A Town Hall with Senior Leaders." "If you take care of your people, your...
Greetings from the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), our Army’s and our soldiers’ professional organization. The 2015 Association of the United States Army’s Annual Meeting and Exposition was a huge success. With more than 26,000...
During more than a decade of fighting terrorists overseas, the U.S. became fairly adept at killing and capturing terrorist leaders – but then the threat changed, said U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson. Johnson told an audience at AUSA’...
AUSA’s Institute of Land Warfare (ILW) has recently released three new publications. "Strategically Responsive Logistics: A Game-Changer" (Torchbearer Issue Paper, October 2015) discusses the Army’s latest system for improving logistics management...
U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley made his priorities absolutely clear Oct. 13. "Readiness for combat is our No. 1 priority, and there is no other No. 1," he declared repeatedly. In his first speech as the Army’s top uniformed leader,...
Tough, realistic training makes readiness," the commanding general of Forces Command told attendees at the annual Maj. Gen. Robert Moorhead Guard and Reserve Breakfast. Speaking before the formal opening of the Association of the United States Army’...
Complex – no other word describes the situation" of a resurgent Russia meddling in Ukraine, an immigration crisis unseen since World War II, and the rise of Islamic extremism globally, the commanding general of Army Materiel Command told AUSA...
The Army Reserve and Army National Guard must remain an operational force, rather than a strategic "on-the-shelf" force, to maintain readiness and be prepared for future conflicts, senior military and civilian leaders told an audience Oct. 13 at the...
Decrying a noted decline in employee engagement across the federal government and the civilian military workforce, the commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Command said such engagement is an important part of maintaining the Army’s readiness...
The Association of the United States Army’s Young Professionals Subcommittee met during the AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C., to set its goals for the coming year. Members, representing each Association region in the United...
Cyber capabilities within the U.S. Army need to be integrated and converged to keep up with the rapidly growing field of threats, Army cyber leaders and civilian experts said Wednesday during the Association of the U.S. Army’s 2015 Annual Meeting...
The Army needs to change its mindset about readiness, said Gen. Robert B. "Abe" Abrams, commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command. "We have to be ready all the time, not at specific points of time," he said, adding that the most precious...
Amid the bevy of contractors large and small seeking to do business with the Army, and representatives of the service itself and other government agencies taking part in the 2015 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition,...
Small companies with a unique product or service that can meet the needs of the warfighter had their own showcase at the Association of the United States Army’s 2015 Annual Meeting and Exposition. Located in the Exhibit Hall at the Walter E...
In today’s complex security environment, the Army does not have the luxury of a single opponent or threat and must be prepared to respond to all adversaries, a panel of experts said during the 2015 Association of the U.S. Army’s Annual Meeting and...
The Army needs help from Congress to have a stable and predictable budget to expand capabilities and improve readiness before the next big national security crisis hits, Army Secretary John M. McHugh said Oct. 13 during an Association of the U.S...
With over 35,000 registered runners, 600 running teams and near-perfect weather, the 31st Army Ten-Miler took place Oct. 11 at the Pentagon, the day before the 2015 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition. The first male...
NCOs from across the Army gathered during AUSA’s Annual Meeting and Exposition to discuss "Not in my Squad," an initiative to rid the ranks of sexual assault and harassment. The initiative "is ultimately about trust," said Sgt. Maj. of the Army...
For all of us who are commissioned officers, every single one of us has a sergeant. That sergeant has created us, has set standards, trained us and made us who were are," Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley said. "There’s none of us who’ve come...