Celebrate Presidents Day with AUSA.
Join the Westmoreland Chapter for our annual Presidents Day Dinner on Sunday, February 17th at the Tamarack Junction.  The guest speaker for the event is Lisa Howard, the Director of the Veterans Administration Sierra Nevada Health Care System.  Here are the details and registration information.
AUSA Sixth Region Spring Meeting
The 2019 Meeting is being hosted by the MSG Leroy Petry Chapter at Camp San Luis Obispo, CA, April 4-7.  In addition to learning more about AUSA, its current priorities and ways to improve your chapter, you'll have an opportunity to visit the Hearst Castle and other sights in the area.  Click here for full details and a registration form.
Great Gatsby Gala Benefits Veterans Guest House and Honor Flight Nevada
Join the Battleborn Dollz for an evening of dancing and decadence, and step back into the glamour and excitement of the era of The Great Gatsby! The cash bar will be the beeís knees and the silent auction will be the catís meow. Come see flappers, enjoy some giggle water and watch out for those gold diggers! All the loot from this swanky benefit will be donated to local veterans at the Veterans Guest House of and Honor Flight Nevada. Saturday, February 23, at the VFW Battleborn Bunker. Buy your ticket now.

Westmoreland Member Picked for Ambassador to Saudi Arabia
President Trump announced Tuesday that he is nominating retired General John Abizaid, the longest-serving commander of the U.S. Central Command, to lead the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh. Itís a post that has been empty since former ambassador Joseph Westphal left in January 2017. Learn more.  General Abizaid is a Lebanese-American, a native of California, and currently lives in Gardnerville.

Become a Nevada Veterans Advocate
A Nevada Veterans Advocate (NVA) is a person who helps educate active military members, guard and reserve members, Veterans and their families about benefits and opportunities they may be eligible for. Simply put: Nevada Veterans Advocates are people who want to help others and take the time to learn how to do so!  Learn more about NVAs and how to get certified.
Information on Agent Orange Disability Compensation
The Vietnam Veterans of America has published a guide designed to present information and describe the process in a user-friendly fashion for a Vietnam veteran or (surviving) family member to file a claim for service-connected VA disability compensation or death benefits for illnesses/diseases associated with exposure to Agent Orange and other related herbicides during military service.  Download this guide from the VVA website.
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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 Nevada.



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