About The AUSA

Voice for the Army — Support for the Soldier

who we are

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.

Advocacy

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

Local Community Involvement

AUSA has 120 chapters located worldwide. Made up entirely of volunteers, they provide recreational and educational opportunities to Soldiers and their families. AUSA and its’ chapters have contributed over $2,000,000 to awards, scholarships, and support of soldier and family programs. 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. AUSA offers you the opportunities to accomplish this at its Annual Meeting, ILW Breakfasts, Hot topics and the Global Force Symposium.

Who Can Join?

AUSA is open to all Army ranks and all components — including Active, 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 welcome to join AUSA.

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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

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

AUSA President

Colonel (Retired) Stephen C. Myers

Stephen Myers is a native of Winchester, Massachusetts and a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. His military education includes the Field Artillery Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Command and General Staff College, the United States Army War College, as an Army Fellow at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu, Hawaii, and a graduate of the Joint and Combined Warfighting School (JPME II). He holds a Master of Science Degree from Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana.

Stephen is a career direct support artilleryman. He has extensive experience in the Asia-Pacific region serving as the commander of 2nd Battalion, 11th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, assigned to the 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, as the Chief of the Joint Training Division for the United States Pacific Command at Camp Smith, Hawaii and as the Commander of the 5th Battlefield Coordination Detachment partnered with the 13th Air Force, 613th Air Operations Center on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. His last operational assignment was as the Deputy Commanding Officer for Command Post North, 25th Infantry Division in Mosul, Iraq. He has served in a variety of command and staff positions with tours in the Republic of Korea, Georgia, New York, Washington, and Hawaii. Prior to his current assignment as the Senior Army Advisor for the Washington National Guard, Colonel Myers was the I Corps Chief of Staff on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.

In addition to Stephen’s commitment to the Association of the United States Army, as a Life Member, his volunteer activities include support to the Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Harbors Council, as an Executive Board Member, District Chair and Assistant Scoutmaster for Steilacoom Troop 71. He is also a volunteer with SEAFAIR and excited about additional opportunities to volunteer in our local community.

The Myers family lives in Steilacoom, Washington. Stephen is married to Dr. Julia Myers from Homer, Alaska. They have four children: Spencer, Weston, Hana, and Mitch.

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Testimonials

  • AUSA supplied us with welcome home baskets. It was great for the single guys returning home.

    A.N.R.
    A.N.R.SGT
  • The AUSA is a wonderful organization to be a part of. Helping our troops right here in our own community is great feeling.

    R.J.
    R.J.Business Owner