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Association of the U.S. Army officials recently announced that AUSA’s membership efforts for the remainder of 2016 and into 2017 will, as they have in the past, rely on its network of chapters and the volunteer leaders who contribute immeasurably to...
Ground was broken Sept. 14 at Fort Belvoir, Va., for the long-awaited National Museum of the United States Army with a goal to have the high-profile showcase open its doors to the public in three years. “In 2019, the Army will finally have its long-...
Capitol Hill
In August and early September, your AUSA leadership team hit the halls of Congress to meet with key members and staffs. Gen. Carter F. Ham, USA, Ret., AUSA president and CEO; Lt. Gen. Guy Swan, USA, Ret., vice president for education; and Sgt. Maj...
As reported in the September issue of AUSA News, the Association’s monthly newspaper for members will transition to an exclusively digital publication in early 2017. Like the printed edition, the AUSA News digital edition will be available online to...
US Capitol Building
By the time you read this article, one of these two scenarios will be true: 1. Congress returns from recess and passes a continuing resolution to keep the government running past Oct.1. 2. Congress returns from recess and fails to pass a continuing...
Representatives from the Army, the Department of Defense, the federal government, and the defense industry gathered recently at the national headquarters of the Association of the U.S Army (AUSA) to discuss the U.S. military’s role in peacekeeping...
Greetings from the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), our Army’s and our soldiers’ professional organization. Across the total force, Army leaders, soldiers, Army civilians, retired soldiers, veterans, industry leaders and Army families...
The Association of the United States Army selected Maj. Craig Young, an exercise planner with U.S. Army Europe and Operation Atlantic Resolve, his wife, Lisa, and their three children – Zachary, Abigail and Benjamin – to receive the 2016 AUSA...
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Abrams Medal The General Creighton W. Abrams Medal for exceptional service to the United States Army is awarded to Lt. Gen. Claude M. “Mick” Kicklighter, USA, Ret. In 1954, while attending Mercer University, Kicklighter enlisted in the U.S. Army...
Soldier-athletes made a contribution to a record medal haul for the United States in the recent 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Spc. Paul Chelimo, a water-treatment specialist who joined the Army in 2014, had the best performance among the...
Army Reserve 2nd Lt. Sam Kendricks was content to walk away with the Olympic bronze medal following what he called “the most enjoyable pole vault competition of his life” at the Rio Olympic Games. It took two Olympic records, set by the gold and...
Sergeant Elizabeth Marks, a combat medic and a Paralympic swimmer in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, won a gold medal for Team USA and set a new Paralympic record in the women’s SB7 100-meter breaststroke with a time of 1:28.83. Marks, a...
Retired Army Gen. John W. Vessey Jr., a World War II veteran who rose from a Minnesota National Guard private to become chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has died. The 94-year-old was Army vice chief of staff in 1982 when he was selected by...
Eighty representatives from military family nonprofit groups met recently at the Association of the U.S. Army’s national headquarters to share resources and expertise. Called “Learning and Leaning In,” the one-day event was co-hosted by AUSA and the...