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 grit 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 to include “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 
      • Sept 2022: Gratitude: Why Is It So Important? MG (Ret.) James Johnson, President CEO, Operation Gratitude and Alaina Hansom, PhD, Social  Fitness Scientist, (HFJ) Human Performance Resources by CHAMP (HPRC), Uniformed Services University
      • Aug 2022: How One  Army Spouse Built a Life of Selfless Service, Cindy Risch, Senior Spouse of the U.S. Army JAG Corps
    • 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:
SECO Spouse Ambassador Network


Meeting Activities


Family Readiness Staff

Holly Dailey



Thea Green

Deputy Director