Association of the United States Army

Association of the United States Army logoSince 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.

Our Mission

The Association of the United States Army is a nonprofit educational and professional development association serving America’s Total Army, our Soldiers, Army civilians, and their families; our industry partners, and supporters of a strong national defense. AUSA provides a voice for the Army, supports the Soldier, and honors those who have served in order to advance the security of the nation.

  • AUSA educates its members, the public, industry, and Congress about the critical nature of land warfare and the Army’s central role in national defense.
  • AUSA informs its members, our communities, and Congress about issues affecting America’s Army and the Soldiers who serve in the Regular Army, Army National Guard, and Army Reserve.
  • AUSA connects the Army to the American people at the national, regional, and chapter levels.

Our Vision

As the premier voice for America's Soldiers, we are a dedicated team committed to building the best professional and representative association for the world's best Army.

Our Values

  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Professionalism
  • Inclusiveness
  • Integrity
  • Responsiveness

Who Can Join?

AUSA is open to everyone, whether you have a relationship with the US Army, or would simply like to offer your support to our soldiers.  All Army ranks and all components are represented in AUSA-- including Regular Army, National Guard, Army Reserve, Government Civilians, Retirees, Wounded Warriors, Veterans, 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 vital and contributing members of AUSA.  Join Now!

Why you Should Support AUSA

Whether you are interested in membership, making a donation, or want to participate in an AUSA event there are a number of reasons why you should lend your support to AUSA.  

The Only Professional Association for the Entire Army

AUSA is here to serve the entire Army - Regular Army, National Guard, Reserve, Retired Soldiers, Government Civilians, Wounded Warriors, Veterans, concerned citizens and family members.

Advocacy

AUSA speaks out for the men and women of the United States Army who proudly serve our country.  

Networking and Local Community Involvement

AUSA has 121 chapters located worldwide. Made up entirely of volunteers, they provide recreational and educational opportunities to Soldiers and their families. AUSA and its' chapters contribute over $5,000,000 to awards, scholarships, and support of soldier and family programs annually. Their mission is to support our Soldiers and the civilians and families who work alongside of them in the local community.

Professional and Educational Benefits

AUSA is your professional association. As an Army professional, you need to keep current on issues that affect you in the work place and network with other soldiers, retirees, veterans and the defense industry. AUSA offers you the opportunity to accomplish this through its numerous publications and events such as the Annual Meeting, ILW Breakfasts, Hot topics and the Global Force Symposium.

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