Supporting the Entire U.S. Army Family in the Emeral Coast – Big Bend – South Georgia area

Our Mission

AUSA supports soldiers, their families and Army civilians, provides a voice for the Army, and honors those who have served. As the Army’s premier, nonprofit, educational, and professional association, we:


Educate those we serve (soldiers and their families, Army civilians, retired soldiers and veterans, and the businesses and industries that support the Army) with programs, products, resources, and event.


Inform our members, Congress and the American public about issues affecting America’s Regular Army, Army National Guard and Army Reserve.


Connect America’s Total Army, its industry partners, like-minded associations, and other supporters at the national, regional and chapter levels.

Our Vision

To be recognized by the Army, Congress, our industry partners, and communities across the nation as the Army’s premier association and the foremost supporter of the Total Army.

Our guiding principles

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.

Why you should support ausa

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.
AUSA speaks out for the men and women of the United States Army who proudly serve our country.
AUSA has 122 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.
AUSA is your professional association. As an Army professional, you need to keep current on issues that affect you in the workplace 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, AUSA Breakfasts, Hot Topics and the Global Force Symposium.
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