EIN 53-0193361

Association of The United States Army

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
132
Year formed
1950
Most recent tax filings
2020-06-01
NTEE code, primary
Description
The Association's objective is to be wholly educational, literary, and scientific. It fosters esprit de corps and represents every American soldier by being a voice for all of the Army components. It fosters public support of the Army's role in nation...
Total revenues
$27,615,070
2020
Total expenses
$23,683,352
2020
Total assets
$92,353,784
2020
Num. employees
132
2020

Program areas at Association of The United States Army

Ausa meetings:ausa hosts many educational and professional development events throughout the year, including:1. Breakfast series that features senior Army and government leaders who provide updates on key issues,2. Hot topics series provides an in-depth exploration of Army requirements and challenges, as well as a focused discussion on future needs and strategies, and3. Noon report, a fully virtual series that features senior Army leaders who provide critical updates about key issues in the Army. In addition, we organize several domestic and international events, including: -2019 ausa annual meeting & exposition - a professional development forum:held every october at the walter e. Washington convention center in Washington, dc, the ausa annual meeting & exposition is the largest land power exposition and professional development forum in north america. This event consists of informative and relevant presentations, panel discussions on pertinent military and national security subjects, workshops, and important business meetings. Key leaders from the Army, department of defense, department of homeland security, and other governmental agencies see this event as a key forum to present information about the Army's current and future readiness to perform their many missions. In 2019, more than 33,000 people participated in this event, with 650 exhibitors from around the world displaying the latest technologies, products, and services. Exhibit space is sold to members of ausa, with some exceptions. Attendance is free but restricted to ausa members and those with an identifiable relationship to our organization or the United States Army. This includes all military and government personnel.-eurosatory 2020 - usa security and defense pavilion (cancelled):held every other year at the paris-nord villepinte exhibition center in paris, france, eurosatory is one of the largest defense expositions in the world. Typically 60,000 people from around the world participate in this event, including more than 1,800 exhibitors. Ausa is the official agent for the usa security and defense pavilion, which is supported by the u.s. government, officially certified by the u.s. department of commerce, and endorsed by the u.s. department of defense and american embassy. Ausa sells exhibit space to interested businesses and manages the program content of the usa security and defense pavilion. In 2018, the pavilion included 118 u.s. companies occupying more than 2,600 square meters of space. -2020 ausa global force symposium & exposition - a professional development forum (cancelled ):held each year at the von braun center in huntsville, Alabama, the ausa global force symposium is a three-day educational and professional development forum. Exhibit space and sponsorships are sold to members and non-members of ausa. On average, 6,000 people from around the world participate in this event each year, including key leaders from the Army, dod, academia, and the worldwide defense industry. -2020 ausa lanpac symposium & exposition - a professional development forum (cancelled ):held each year at sheraton waikiki in honolulu, hi, the ausa lanpac symposium is a three-day educational and professional development forum that focuses on the Army mission in the indo-pacific region. Exhibit space and sponsorships are sold to members and non-members of ausa. On average, 1,500 people from around the world participate in this event each year, including key leaders from the Army, dod, academia, allied nations, and the worldwide defense industry.
Education and programs:ausa's education & programs (edu&p) is charged with informing and educating our membership; local, regional and national leaders; and the american public on the critical nature of land warfare and the importance of the United States Army. In carrying out its mission, the department manages an educational program of professional publications and events that are designed to focus the defense debate on issues of importance to the nation's security and the vital role of the Army. -ausa's edu&p publications list: land warfare papersseries designed to provide an outlet for original essays. Monographs on key defense issues written by defense experts and screened for publication by ausa's editorial board. Landpower essaysanother series designed to provide an outlet for original essays (shorter in length than the land warfare papers) on topics that will stimulate professional discussion and further public understanding of the landpower aspects of national security and screened for publication by ausa's editorial board. Spotlightshighlight key issues relevant to the u.s. Army and its role in national defense. They are distributed to military and civilian leadership, selected segments of the american public, members of congress, key congressional staff, industry, and the administration. Special reportsoccasional publications that fall outside of regular series. Whether they are short papers, mid-size pamphlets, or longer handbooks, they aim to inform constituents and increase professional and sometimes familial development for soldiers and all those who serve in the defense community. Profile of the u.s. Army: a reference handbooka user-friendly reference book for people familiar with the Army and an easy-to-read introduction for family members, civilian employees, industry partners and future soldiers. Published every two years, it describes the Army's role as a key element in the national security structure as well as the Army's organization. the profile also contains information and graphics on the soldier, the uniform, the Army's command structure, Army families, and the Army's current operations. Finally, profile contains an index of maps illustrating locations of current Army combat corps and divisions, Army national guard divisions and brigade combat teams, and Army reserve direct reporting commands.-edu&p programs: contemporary military forumshosted during ausa's annual meeting, global force symposium, lanpac symposium, futures symposium, and other symposia throughout the year on topics of current interest to Army professionals and ausa members. Topics include but are not limited to readiness, modernization, and reform. Ausa's senior executive roundtable seriesbrings together knowledgeable senior leadership from both the Army and industry for small-group, in-depth discussions on Army capabilities and requirements in key mission areas. the roundtable generates feedback for the Army and creates informed advocates who can articulate the Army's future concepts and needs to the wide variety of audiences who contribute to these vital mission sets. There are seven sert topics (e.g., Army sustainment, Army infrastructure, Army air & missile defense); each sert assembles two to three times per year, is limited to 24 participants, and is conducted with no audience, no press, and no official minutes or recording. Rogers strategic issues forum serieshosted four to six times annually to inform and continue the public debate on critical defense issues, particularly those related to landpower. These early-evening events, named for general bernard w. rogers, provide speaking opportunities for senior leaders in the uniformed services, the department of state, academia, and think tanks. Lemnitzer lecture seriesoffers lectures by authors of books on topics of interest to soldiers, industry, and academia focused on the military and the defense community. Named to honor general lyman l. lemnitzer, these lectures have been hosted four times annually for almost 25 years. Thought leaders webinar seriestemporarily taking the place of the general bernard w. rogers strategic issues forum and general lyman l. lemnitzer lecture series. the webinar series, an extension of our thought leaders podcast, has a tight focus on senior military leaders and contemporary military authors, seeking to educate the public on critical issues affecting land forces and strategy. Ausa's Army matters podcast seriesausa launched a podcast series, Army matters, in january 2019. A rotating cast of hosts provides vital information on Army and defense issues through interviews and conversations with both military and civilian experts. A new episode is posted each monday, cycling through the four shows and with occasional special episodes. the goal of the podcast is to educate, inform and connect with the public - extending ausa's educational reach to current and future members. the series includes soldier today, which focuses on professional development and trending issues for ncos; Army real talk, which discusses defense and national security issues targeted at younger generations; family voices, which focuses on military families and quality of life issues; and thought leaders, which conducts interviews with senior Army leaders and contemporary military authors. Ausa book programworks with publishing partners to produce books about Army heritage, military history, and national security in order to foster understanding and appreciation of the u.s. Army and its soldiers.
Membership and regional activities:ausa executes membership support at national, regional, and local levels through dedicated, engaged volunteer organizations in 9 regions and 122 chapters located across the United States and where soldiers are stationed around the world. Additional volunteers also serve as state presidents to help integrate efforts across statewide programs and with elected officials. Our programs support the concepts of lifetime service and soldier-for-life outcomes through membership and outreach efforts. Membership is open to all who support our mission and values. Members include individuals and life members, industry members at national and community levels, and other associations with common goals and objectives. We help connect civic leaders, academia, large and small businesses, and local communities to their Army and provide programs that lead to a better understanding of the complex and difficult issues and choices our Army faces in defending our nation. Scheduled events at the national, region, and local levels keep soldiers and those who support them connected to a very busy and engaged Army. Chapters provide a series of year-round events, including staff rides, young professional mentoring and networking events, book and movie review programs highlighting leadership attributes, subject matter expert speakers, professional development symposia, family forums, social events that foster esprit and goodwill, and community projects that target needs at local levels. Our chapters and regions also promote education and recognition of excellence through scholarships, contributions, and awards valued at more than $1 million, annually. Ausa national headquarters provides annual training, resources, and tools for chapter volunteer leaders, a robust member benefits program, support to junior and senior reserve officer training corps programs at military and civilian universities, a highly acclaimed guide for soldiers transitioning out of the military, and support to soldier retirement and veterans homes. We also administer scholarship programs at a national level to encourage lifelong learning and keeping pace with changing requirements.

Grants made by Association of The United States Army

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Fisher House FoundationSupport for Wounded Warriors and Vets$133,803
Guardian Angels Medical Service DogsDonation for Service Dogs for Soldiers/veterans$40,222
Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST)Donation for Kids Camp Expenses for A Softball Event$25,000
...and 8 more grants made

Who funds Association of The United States Army

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
The Ben Hogan FoundationMilitary Scholars$25,000
American Legion Auxiliary - 283 PalisadesCommunity Services$15,000
Land of the Free FoundationGeneral Support$15,000
...and 7 more grants received

Personnel at Association of The United States Army

NameTitleCompensation
Gen Carter F. HamPresident and Chief Executive Officer$717,600
Harry RothmannChief Technical Officer$180,907
Richard MazeEditor in Chief$216,757
LTG Patricia E. McquistionVice President, Membership and Meetings$471,982
LTG Guy C SwanVice President , Education$448,811
...and 9 more key personnel

Financials for Association of The United States Army

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,554,259
Program services$23,271,572
Investment income and dividends$1,148,985
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$382,173
Net rental income$-817,323
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$318,524
Net income from fundraising events$-300,002
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$12,997
Miscellaneous revenues$43,885
Total revenues$27,615,070

Form 990s for Association of The United States Army

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-25990View PDF
2019-062021-02-09990View PDF
2018-062019-03-11990View PDF
2017-122019-03-15990View PDF
2016-122017-12-27990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 4, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $15,000 from Land of the Free Foundation
April 7, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 4 new personnel
October 2, 2021
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $25,000 from The Ben Hogan Foundation
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
August 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
Nonprofit Types
Professional associationsBusiness and community development organizationsMilitary and veteran charitiesHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Issues
Science and technologyEducationForeign affairsWorld peaceBusiness and industryMilitary and veterans
Characteristics
MembershipsPolitical advocacyLobbyingPartially liquidatedFundraising eventsOperates internationallyNational levelCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsGala fundraisersTax deductible donations
General information
Address
2425 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
County
Arlington County, VA
Website URL
ausa.org/ 
Phone
(703) 841-4300
Facebook page
AUSA.org 
Twitter profile
@ausaorg 
IRS details
EIN
53-0193361
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1950
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
S41: Promotion of Business
NAICS code, primary
813920: Professional Associations
Parent/child status
Independent
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