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Where we stand. House and Senate conference negotiations on the fiscal 2017 Defense Authorization Bill will resume when Congress returns from the August recess. Before they departed, House and Senate Armed Services Committee leaders held a closed-...
AUSA News, the Association’s monthly newspaper for members, will transition to an exclusively digital publication in 2017. Like the printed edition, the AUSA News digital edition will be available to all AUSA members and will continue to tell “The...
The Association of the U.S. Army is elevating the attention paid to soldier, NCO and family issues by putting retired Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston in a senior adviser position similar to his final Army assignment as the senior enlisted...
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September will be a critical month on Capitol Hill. After Labor Day, Congress will return from a lengthy seven-week recess. Immediately upon their return, the members will be faced with the fact that no appropriations bills have been sent to the...
“America’s Army: Ready Today, Preparing for the Future,” the theme of the Association of the United States Army’s 2016 Annual Meeting and Exposition, Oct. 3 to 5, will set the tone for speeches, industry and military exhibits, and special...
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Tickets are now on sale for Association of the U.S. Army events during the 2016 Annual Meeting and Exposition, Oct. 3 to 5, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The meeting, expected to draw more than 26,000 attendees,...
Best Overall Chapters Tie: Redstone – Huntsville and George Washington ****** Hawaii Arizona Territorial Monmouth Gen. William C. Westmoreland Best Overseas Chapter Hawaii Largest Overall Membership George Washington Chapters of Excellence Arizona...
Greetings from the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), our Army’s and our soldiers’ professional organization. Across the Army and around the world, Army leaders, soldiers, Army civilians, retired soldiers, veterans, industry leaders and...
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Twenty-six AUSA chapter presidents and four region presidents attended an Association two-and-a-half day training program focusing on membership and chapter operations. Welcomed to the national headquarters in Arlington, Va., by retired Gen. Carter...
President Barack Obama awarded retired Army Lt. Col. Charles Kettles the Medal of Honor during a White House Ceremony on Monday, July 18. “You couldn’t make this up. It’s like a bad Rambo movie,” Obama said, describing the harrowing exploits of then...
Army combat medics live by a creed of trust. Those who have proven their skills under fire and put others’ lives before their own receive the nickname “Doc.” From the time soon-to-be medics give their first IV at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, to the day...
The value of Civil Affairs (CA) has become increasingly apparent – it remains a national strategic capability that consolidates political-military gains and helps post-conflict transition from war to peace and from military to civilian lead. It also...
Breathtakingly swift advances in cyber threats, capabilities and technology will heavily impact the Army’s efforts to develop its network for both offensive and defensive operations, said Maj. Gen. Paul Nakasone, commander of the U.S. Cyber Command’...
Due to the speed of emerging threats and the exponential growth of the cyber domain, it is critical that the Army maintains a quality signal, cyber and intel workforce, and continues to improve cyber capabilities. That was the message at a panel...
The Army is on track for a February launch of the first advanced individual training cyber course for enlisted soldiers as discussions continue about working with private-sector companies on long-term training.
Despite budget cuts, network acquisition and modernization must remain key aspects of readiness – the Army’s number one priority. “You can’t have a ready Army unless you have a network that’s resilient, available and meeting the needs of the...
The Joint Information Environment (JIE) will provide much-needed additional security and efficiency for military cyber operations, experts said at the Association of the U.S. Army’s Hot Topic forum on Army networks. Lt. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sorenson, USA...