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September 2013 AUSA News

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Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno presided over the U.S. Army Pacific change-of-command "Flying V" ceremony from Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski to Gen. Vincent K. Brooks on Palm Circle, Fort Shafter, Hawaii. The event was a historical...
As the graduates respond "All In" to Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond Odierno, family members watch in anticipation for the word: "Congratulations." More than 600 students at the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, or USASMA,...
A letter from Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to the Senate Armed Services Committee leadership outlined some of the current effects sequestration is having on the department as well as summarized the department’s initial contingency plan for fiscal...
Greetings from the Association of the United States Army – our Army’s and our soldiers’ professional organization. Special thanks to AUSA’s Braxton Bragg Chapter at Fort Bragg, N. C. This great Association chapter hosted me along with...
Senior leaders announced the new Army Mission Command Strategy during the Association of the U.S. Army Institute of Land Warfare Mission Command Symposium held in Kansas City, Mo., June 18. Brig. Gen. James E. Rainey, director, Mission Command...
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The Army has announced the topics and invited lead speakers for the nine Contemporary Military Forums scheduled for the 2013 Association of the United States Army’s Annual Meeting and Exposition, Oct. 21 – 23, at the Walter E. Washington Convention...
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I hope our headline got your attention. AUSA has always prided itself as being "The Voice for the Army – Support for the Soldier." The always understood but still unofficial ending to this motto is – "and their families." At AUSA, "Support for the...
At a ceremony celebrating the 95th birthday of the Warrant Officer Corps, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell asked those in the audience who were not warrant officers to stand. "What’s the first thing that pops in your mind when...
Even as forces draw down in Afghanistan and budgets are reduced, modernization of the Army network will not stagnate, the service’s chief information officer said. "We ensure soldiers have the best capability available to them, everything over IP;...
The essence of executing mission command rests on leader development, according to Lt. Gen. David G. Perkins, commander, Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. His comment set the stage for the panel, "Leadership and Education for Mission...
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AUSA’s Institute of Land Warfare has recently released a new publication. "Strategic Mobility: Enabling Global Responsiveness for America’s Force of Decisive Action" (Torchbearer National Security Report, July 2013) discusses the central role of...