The Strength of our Nation is our Army
The Strength of our Army is our Soldiers
The Strength of our Soldiers is our Families
This is what makes us Army Strong!
Sixth Region Spring
Meeting--April in Tacoma
The AUSA Sixth Region will hold its
Spring Meeting on 20-22 April 2017, at the LaQuinta Inn in
Tacoma and will be hosted by the Captain Meriwether Lewis Chapter.
The theme this year is in two parts: Soldier Readiness and Family
Resilience. We will have the Adjutant General for the State of
California, Major General David Baldwin, as
our speaker at the Saturday night black-tie awards banquet.
The Spring Meeting is designed to be
informational and entertaining. Learn more about your
association and what is happening today in your Army. Also
visit Fort Lewis and see a
Stryker unit in the field,. Please review
the information on the meeting and
plan on joining us.
Call for Bigger Army, More Overseas
Reshaping the military to tackle evolving
threats should be a higher government priority, four national security
analysts warned during testimony before the Senate Armed Services
Committee. Thomas Donnelly of the American Enterprise Institute’s
Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies said he is less concerned about
the technological, tactical and operational challenges facing the U.S.,
and more concerned about politicians and the defense community thinking
in terms of goals and purpose.
Army’s Biggest Issue is
The U.S. Army needs “sustained,
long-term and predictable funding” or it will be forced to reduce troop
strength, allow readiness to sag, and “increase the risk of sending
undertrained and poorly equipped soldiers into harm’s way,” Army Vice
Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel Allyn told the House Armed Services
Conventional Combat Investment
Fifteen years of heavy, sustained focus on
counterinsurgency operations in the Middle East and Afghanistan have
eroded the conventional combat capabilities of the Army and the other
services just as Russia and China are flexing their muscles, a former
Pentagon policy official told Congress.
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"Voice for the Army - Support for the Soldier"
in Northern Nevada
Since 1950, the Association of
the United States Army has worked to support all aspects of national
security while advancing the interests of America's Army and the men
and women who serve.
AUSA is a private, non-profit educational organization that supports
America's Army--Active, National Guard, Reserve, Civilians, Retirees
and family members. AUSA provides numerous professional development
opportunities at a variety of events both local and national.
The General Westmoreland
Chapter consists of Reno area AUSA members who support our
brave soldiers and represent their interests here in Northern
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