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October 2013 AUSA News

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Despite a Department of Defense focus on the Asia-Pacific region, there is no Army policy to "contain" China, said the service’s senior leader. Speaking before an audience July 29, at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C., the Army...
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In recent days both Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno have outlined in great detail the devastating effects of sequestration on our nation’s defense forces and the Army in particular. I have sent a letter to...
Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter became the second soldier to receive the nation’s highest military award for extraordinary gallantry and selfless actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan, on Oct. 3, 2009. After...
The recently promoted four-star Army general who now commands U.S. Army forces in the Asia-Pacific region made his first trip to Korea in this capacity in early August. The U.S. Army Pacific commanding general, Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, and his wife,...
Help me. Please. Help me," Spc. Stephan Mace begged as sniper bullets and rocket-propelled grenades landed all around him. His legs had been blown apart, and he tried to drag himself toward a nearby Humvee using his elbows. Although he’d nearly...
The room hummed with the steady clicks of camera shutters as Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter and his wife, Shannon, were the center of attention during a press conference at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., in late July. Carter received the Medal...
The Army vice chief of staff, Gen. John F. Campbell, spoke with several groups at Fort Campbell, Ky., Aug. 1 about the Ready and Resilient Campaign as well as other key issues facing soldiers and families today. Campbell, the former commander of the...
The Army vice chief of staff, Gen. John F. Campbell said Carter is a reminder to all of America that there are "modern day heroes who live and walk among us."
Greetings from the Association of the United States Army – our Army’s and our soldiers’ professional organization. Special thanks to AUSA’s Fort Leonard Wood Mid-Missouri Chapter for hosting my visit on July 31and Aug. 1. This amazing Association...
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AUSA’s Institute of Land Warfare has recently released a new publication: "The Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex: Winning the Future Fight" (Torchbearer Issue Paper, August 2013). This paper explores the Department of Defense’s largest training...
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As I write this article in the middle of August, yet again, we face an all-too-familiar situation in the defense legislative arena. The House has passed its versions of the defense authorization bill, the defense appropriations bill and the VA/...