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Legislative Update Archive

Association of the United States Army Logo - Eagle with Shield, Torch, Olive Branch
March 19, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ “A LOT OF PEOPLE don’t realize that since 2010, defense has been cut 18 percent. It’s actually 24 percent if you count the effects of inflation. Defense...
Association of the United States Army Logo - Eagle with Shield, Torch, Olive Branch
March 12, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ WITH JUST A WEEK AWAY from the budget committees starting to write tax and spending plans, there is no agreement on how to end sequestration, no agreement...
Association of the United States Army Logo - Eagle with Shield, Torch, Olive Branch
March 5, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Monday when Congress is in session. ★★★ AN AUSA SALUTE goes to Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., and the ranking member Jack Reed, D-R.I., for recognizing the...
Association of the United States Army Logo - Eagle with Shield, Torch, Olive Branch
February 26, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Monday when Congress is in session. TOP ENLISTED LEADERS TO CONGRESS: BUDGETS “CUT TO THE BONE" In a hearing before the House Military Construction and Veterans’ Affairs Appropriations...
Association of the United States Army Logo - Eagle with Shield, Torch, Olive Branch
February 19, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Monday when Congress is in session. ★★★ KEEPING THE PAY GAP CLOSED For years, the Association of the U.S. Army has been in the forefront of the campaign to close the pay gap. We believe that a...
Association of the United States Army Logo - Eagle with Shield, Torch, Olive Branch
February 11, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Monday when Congress is in session. ★★★ A DRAFT PROPOSAL sent from the White House to Congress asks for authorization to use military force against the terror group, ISIL. The proposal states, “...
Association of the United States Army Logo - Eagle with Shield, Torch, Olive Branch
February 4, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Monday when Congress is in session. ★★★ THE ARMY would get a $7 billion increase in its base budget for 2016 under the Obama administration plan submitted to Congress this week. The increase...
Association of the United States Army Logo - Eagle with Shield, Torch, Olive Branch
January 29, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Monday when Congress is in session. In this issue: Military Compensation & Retirement Modernization Commission Report ★★★ EVERYONE’S TALKING ABOUT the report released earlier today from the...
Association of the United States Army Logo - Eagle with Shield, Torch, Olive Branch
January 21, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Monday when Congress is in session. In this issue: Storm Clouds Gathering? General Sullivan's Remarks HASC Chairman's Comments On Sequestration Veteran Mental Health Legislation The Retired Pay...
Association of the United States Army Logo - Eagle with Shield, Torch, Olive Branch
January 15, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Monday when Congress is in session. ★★★ THINGS THAT MAKE YOU GO HMMM . “We all know there needs to be reform…,” said Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., the newly installed chairman of the Senate Armed...