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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 Presence
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 Unpredictable Funding
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 Committee.  Read more.
Conventional Combat Investment Needed
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. Read more.
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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.

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