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Association of The United States Army

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Association of The United States Army is a nonprofit educational and professional development association that provides a voice for the Army. It supports soldiers, their families and Army civilians, and honors those who have served. As the Army's premier nonprofit, educational and professional association, it educates through numerous events such as guest speaker presentations from Army and DoD leadership. Its Education and Programs (EDU&P) department informs and educates members on land warfare and the importance of the United States military.
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Program areas at Association of The United States Army

Ausa meetings:ausa hosts numerous educational and professional development events throughout the year, including:ausa coffee seriesthese events feature guest speakers from the Army and dod leadership. They offer members of the defense community an unparalleled opportunity to network with key military, congressional and industry leaders. Our keynote speakers for these two events in 2022 were general james c. mcconville, u.s. Army chief of staff, and general paul funk, commanding general, u.s. Army training and doctrine command.in addition, we organized several domestic and international events, including: -2021 ausa annual meeting & expositionwalter e. Washington convention center | Washington, dcoctober 11-13, 2021held 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. Senior 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 2021, more than 20,000 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.-2021 holistic health and the soldier: an Army medical hot topicgeneral gordon r. sullivan conference and events center | arlington, virginiadecember 7, 2021the objective of the ausa Army medical hot topic was to engage in a professional, in-depth, dialogue with joint partners - industry and academia - on Army medicine. the discussion explored Army medicine's continued and future support of the Army's operational missions and readiness through the total Army medicine force. We covered a number of key topics including:- Army medicine in multi-domain operations (mdo)- trauma initiatives, recruiting, retention and skills sustainment- the medical generating force - enabling force protection- holistic health and fitness (h2f) and soldier readiness- community & command support for behavioral health promotion-2022 ausa hot topic: Army installation partnerships for mission assurancegeneral gordon r. sullivan conference and events center | arlington, virginiaapril 13, 2022this event provided opportunities to discuss the Army's strategy for assuring that installations can perform their warfighting missions. In addition, key leaders outlined how the Army maintains support for soldiers in today's threat environment. Panel topics included:- climate change and resilience- threats to critical infrastructure- risks: from fort to port and to the fight- infrastructure lessons learned- when the grid goes down-2022 ausa global force symposium & exposition von braun center | huntsville, alabamascheduled march 29-31, 2022 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. This event was canceled in 2022.-2022 ausa lanpac symposium & exposition sheraton waikiki | honolulu, hawaiimay 17-19, 2022held 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.-eurosatory 2022 usa security and defense pavilion june 13-17, 2022held 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 the american embassy. Ausa sells exhibit space to interested businesses and manages the program content of the usa security and defense pavilion. In 2022, our pavilion included 120 u.s. companies occupying more than 3,000 square meters of space.
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, events and a podcast that are designed to focus the defense debate on issues of importance to the nation's security and on the vital role of the Army. -ausa's edu&p publications list: land warfare papersseries designed to provide an outlet for original, in-depth research essays. These monographs on key defense issues are written by defense subject matter experts and are screened and developed for publication by ausa's editorial board. Landpower essaysseries for original, opinion-style essays on timely defense topics. While the land warfare papers are heavily focused on research and are more academic in tone, the landpower essays are generally shorter and encourage a more conversational and reflective approach. Spotlights highlight key issues, often technical in nature, that are relevant to the Army and its role in national defense. Spotlights are distributed to military and civilian leadership, selected segments of the american public, members of congress, key congressional staff, industry and the administration. Special reports occasional publications that fall outside of our regular series. Whether they are short papers, mid-size pamphlets, or longer handbooks, they aim to inform constituents and to 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 handbook a 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. 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 forums hosted during ausa's annual meeting, global force symposium, lanpac symposium, warfighter summit and other symposia throughout the year. These forums cover topics of current interest to Army professionals and ausa members, such as readiness, modernization and reform. Ausa's senior executive roundtable series brings 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. Noon report webinar seriesausa's noon report webinar series features presentations by senior Army leaders responsible for key programs and initiatives, as well as contemporary military authors who weave together the past, present and future story of the Army. Ausa's Army matters podcast seriesa rotating cast of hosts on our Army matters podcast provides vital information on Army and defense issues through interviews and conversations with military and civilian experts. A new episode is posted each monday, cycling through the four shows, 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 programausa's book program works 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 120 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 member-based 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, regional 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. Chapters recognize soldiers, family members, and department of the Army civilian excellence and selfless service through local awards programs. Our chapters and regions also promote education and recognition of excellence through scholarships, contributions, and awards valued at $1m, 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 keep pace with changing requirements.
Army magazine and other publications:the Association published a monthly publication - Army magazine - and two weekly digital publications - ausa's five things and ausa extra - aimed at providing army-specific and ausa-related information to Association members. the award-winning magazine includes feature articles and commentaries focusing on education and professional development, a core mission of the Association's charter. Ausa extra is a weekly newspaper covering news related to the Army, ausa events, and ausa chapter activities. Ausa's five things is a weekly forward-looking tip sheet for Association members providing insight into army-related news.
Government affairs, public affairs, and other programs:ausa government affairs manages the development and implementation of the Association's strategy for advocating ausa and total Army priorities with the United States congress, the department of defense, and like-minded organizations. Government affairs' work products include annually publishing ausa focus areas (advocacy priorities), plans to meet with congress to seek support for ausa and total Army priorities, hosting congressional staff during the ausa annual meeting and other ausa sponsored events.
Non-commissioned officer (nco) and soldier programs:nco and soldier programs provide professional development and educational materials for the Army's enlisted force. Approximately 83% of the regular Army, Army national guard, and the Army reserve consist of enlisted volunteers who serve for a specified period. Nco and soldier programs develop educational, leadership, mentoring, and professional development materials and programs suited for the soldiers and leaders of america's Army. These materials range from journal-type articles published for the monthly magazine and newspaper, a twice-weekly publication titled soldier today, a monthly podcast series titled soldier today, and an on-line professional forum titled the noon report. All nco and soldier program publications provide leaders with the necessary tools needed for the professional development and growth of their soldiers and subordinate leaders in their respective organizations deployed globally. Nco and soldier programs provides in-person and virtual leader development forums to a diverse population ranging from junior soldiers through strategic level leaders across the Army. the professional development forums focus on topics relevant to the entire force. Nco and soldier programs provides support to soldiers, families, veterans, and community partners through ausa's 120 chapters and ausa's principal meetings conducted periodically throughout the year. Nco and soldier programs provides resources in support of programs delivered by the office of the sergeant major of the Army, sergeant major of the Army reserve, and the sergeant major of the Army national guard. In 2022 nco and soldier programs developed a life skills training program aimed at teaching critical life skills to junior enlisted soldiers across all three components of the United States Army.
Center for leadership:general (retired) bob brown, ausa's president and ceo, established the center for leadership on october 1st, 2021 to help educate, inspire, and connect leaders of character and cohesive teams across the total Army. the center for leadership participates in myriad forums and platforms to share leader development ideas and best practices. This includes the "leading great teams" podcast, the "on leadership" section of Army magazine, and several ausa-sponsored symposia and conferences each year.the center for leadership planned and executed a junior leader solarium at the 2022 lanpac symposium in honolulu, Hawaii. This forum included 98 u.s. Army leaders with the addition of allies and partners from across the indo-pacific. the solarium participants were exposed to dynamic speakers, panels, and small group exercises that focused on building trust / moral leadership, strategic empathy, and talent management.

Grants made by Association of The United States Army

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Army Emergency ReliefTo Address Food Insecurity That Has Affected Soldiers and Families Across the Army$1,000,000
Fisher House FoundationTo Support Building Comfort Homes Where Military & Veteran Families Can Stay$118,508
Armed Services Ymca of the USATo Address Food Insecurity That Has Affected Soldiers and Families Across the Army$100,000
...and 11 more grants made

Who funds Association of The United States Army

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
National Philanthropic TrustPublic, Societal Benefit$31,000
Paul J Mueller Jr and Ann K Mueller FoundationGeneral & Unrestricted$10,000
Community Foundation of Greater HuntsvilleBasic Needs$10,000
...and 9 more grants received

Personnel at Association of The United States Army

Gen Robert B. Brown, USABoard Member$331,655
Manisha PatelTreasurer$210,982
Harry RothmannChief Technical Officer$193,328
Ann BelyeaChief of Staff$147,353
Alison FrenchChief Human Resources Officer$163,617
...and 42 more key personnel

Financials for Association of The United States Army

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$6,099,481
Program services$26,227,444
Investment income and dividends$929,520
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$334,331
Net rental income$119,764
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$649,180
Net income from fundraising events$53,484
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$38,626
Miscellaneous revenues$88,164
Total revenues$34,539,994

Form 990s for Association of The United States Army

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-08990View PDF
2021-062022-07-11990View PDF
2020-062021-05-25990View PDF
2019-062021-02-09990View PDF
2018-062019-03-11990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s
Data update history
October 23, 2023
Received grants
Identified 7 new grant, including a grant for $10,000 from Paul J Mueller Jr and Ann K Mueller Foundation
July 13, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 20 new vendors, including , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and
July 9, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
July 8, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
June 27, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 4 new vendors, including , , , and
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2425 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201
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Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Arlington County, VA
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(703) 841-4300
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Q40: International Peace and Security
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