Military Families

Military Families

AUSA Family Readiness

In line with AUSA’s overall mission to educate, inform, and connect, the AUSA Family Readiness Directorate is dedicated to providing Army families the tools, resources, and connections needed to build and enhance resiliency and to manage the ins and outs of the military life journey.

Let us be your “eyes, ears, and voice.” We are here for you!


Family Readiness Educates:
Family Readiness Informs:
  • Through “Family Voices” Podcast
    • New episode every month
      • June: Military Community and Family Policy
      • May: Volunteers & Military Spouse Appreciation – “Special Edition”
      • April: Army Child, Youth & Schools Services
      • March: Army Quality of Life
    • “Special Edition” podcasts with our Army Senior Spouses, Maria McConville, Spouse of the Chief of Staff of the Army; and Alexandra Grinston, Spouse of the Sergeant Major of the Army
      • May: Volunteers & Military Spouse Appreciation
      • Additional Guests include: Teresa Briley, Director, Assistant G-1 for Civilian Personnel, U.S. Army Steve Yearwood, Program Analyst, Soldier and Family Readiness, ODCS G-9, U.S. Army
    • Talking Stories – Finding Your Silver Lining in a New Normal
    • American Corporate Partners Help Military Spouses Advance Careers
    • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the Military Family Community
    • IGNITE Pitch Contest for Entrepreneurs
    • Warriors to the Workforce Summit
Family Readiness Connects:


Meeting Activities


Family Readiness Staff

Holly Dailey



Thea Green

Deputy Director