What is AUSA?

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.

OUR MISSION
AUSA represents every American Soldier by:
- Being the voice for all components of America's Army
- Fostering public support of the Army's role in national security
- Providing professional education and information programs

OUR VISION
To provide untiring and aggressive support to Fort Richardson active duty, national guard, and reserve soldiers. That includes support to Soldier family programs, Army Recruiting Command, Army Wounded Warrior program, retirees, and DoD Civilians.

OUR VALUES
- Excellence
- Innovation
- Professionalism
- Inclusiveness
- Integrity
- Responsiveness

ADVOCACY
AUSA speaks out for the men and women of the United States Army who proudly serve our country. How AUSA is working for you.

LOCAL COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
AUSA has 125 chapters located worldwide. Made up entirely of volunteers, they provide recreational and educational opportunities to Soldiers and their families. Most importantly, they support our deployed Soldiers and families left behind. AUSA and its' chapters have contributed over $1,000,000 to awards, scholarships, and support of soldier and family programs.

EDUCATION
Grassroots support for America's Army can only come when people know and understand the value of the Army to the nation. AUSA accomplishes this through its various chapters, AUSA's Institute of Land Warfare, Industry Affairs meetings & events, and the Government Affairs office.

PROFESSIONAL BENEFITS
AUSA wants to become your professional association. As an Army professional, you need to keep current on issues that affect you in the work place. AUSA is the only organization in existence that offers educational material and events designed specifically to educate you about these issues.

WHO CAN JOIN?
AUSA is open to all Army ranks and all components -- including Active, National Guard and Reserve -- and Department of the Army civilians, retirees, concerned citizens and family members. Indeed, AUSA welcomes anyone who subscribes to the philosophy of a strong national defense with special concern for the Army. Community businesses and defense industry companies are also represented by AUSA. JOIN NOW!