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Retiree and Veteran Affairs News

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March 23, 2016
3/23/2016 AUSA President Sullivan to Step Down on July 1 3/15/2016 Retired Army Gen. Carter F. Ham, left, will succeed retired Army Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan as AUSA's president and CEO effective July 1. Retired Army Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan, president...
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February 22, 2016
AUSA headquarters wants to share an important message from GEN (R) Gordon Sullivan, President and CEO, with you: "I am more concerned about America's Army today than any time since I first became a soldier in 1955. Our Army has a flat budget and...
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January 22, 2016
7 January 2016 Legislative News Update An end-of-the-year review shows the Association of the U.S. Army was part of some major legislative successes in 2015. They included raising budget caps so the Army could get more funding, securing equal pay...
December 17, 2015
AUSA Continues to fight for retiree and veteran benefits - including the funding and maintaining of high quality health insurance for those who have served.
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December 10, 2015
NEW RULES ANNOUNCED FOR THE VETERANS’ CHOICE PROGRAM The Surface Transportation and Veterans’ Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015, signed into law July 31, included provisions designed to make participation in the Veterans’ Choice Program...
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November 16, 2015
DEFENSE-RELATED LEGISLATION MOVES THROUGH CONGRESS Four pieces of vital legislation are shaping the Army’s future. Here is a rundown: Congress recently-passed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, a measure that provides budget stability for two years...
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November 2, 2015
11/2/2015 The Affordable Care Act, your taxes and you Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), all Americans including all military members (active duty, retired, Selected Reserve, or Retired Reserve) and their eligible family members must have health...
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September 30, 2015
AUSA Legislative Update If you thought that Congress’ return to Washington meant swift resolution on the fiscal 2016 defense authorization and appropriations bills, think again. With only thirteen days left before the end of the fiscal year,...
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August 25, 2015
Message from the President of AUSA - GEN Gordon R. Sullivan Every soldier who earns the Ranger Tab has shown physical and mental toughness, but we cannot overlook the fact that on Friday two women will counted among this elite group of lethal...
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July 29, 2015
7/29/2015 Message from the AUSA President Gen. Mark A. Milley told Congress this week that if confirmed as the next Army Chief of Staff, he’d take a “hard look” at the balancing act of three priorities -- readiness, troop strength and modernization...