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, Government Civilians, Wounded Warriors, Veterans, and family members. AUSA provides numerous Professional Development Opportunities at a variety of events both local and national.
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
AUSA speaks out for the men and women of the United States Army who proudly serve our country through our Institute of Land Warfare, Industry Affairs meetings and events, and our Government Affairs office.
AUSA publishes an award-winning professional magazine and newspaper with worldwide circulation. AUSA educational programs produce over 100 Army advocacy publications each year, and AUSA’s Family Programs offer publications for military families covering such topics such as deployment, parenting, reintegration and financial planning.
Held each October in Washington, DC, AUSA’s Annual Meeting and Exposition is the largest and most important professional development forum in the world. The Annual Meeting consists of informative presentations, panel discussions on pertinent military and national security subjects, workshops and important AUSA business meetings. The three day event also includes over 700 industry and military exhibits occupying more than 500,000 square feet of exhibit space. Each year 30,000 attendees, including senior leaders from the Army, DoD and congress, participate in Meeting and Exposition.
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 $2,000,000 to awards, scholarships, and support of soldier and family programs.
Membership in AUSA is open to all Army ranks and all components, Government civilians, retirees, veterans, family members, concerned citizens, community businesses and defense industry companies. AUSA welcomes anyone who subscribes to the philosophy of a strong national defense with special concern for the Army.