• Meet Your Army 2017
There are only two positions in the chapter leadership that require formal nomination and election: 1) Chapter President, and 2) Executive Vice President.
The election of officers is an informal procedure that requires members to be informed of the officer slate and be given an opportunity of at least 30 days to respond if nominating alternates to the recommended slate.

 

The KCAUSA Nominations Committee submitted and the chapter Executive Committtee has approved the following slate for the 2018 – 2020 term:
 
The procedure to accept this slate is to do nothing.

 

Submit a response if you have an alternative candidate to nominate for the slate. If no nominations are received by December 31, 2017, the slated officers will be elected to the positions stated.

 

Save the date for the Officer Installation and Awards Reception scheduled for Tues, January 23, 2018. The event will include installation of the elected officers, recognition of chapter leadership, members, and corporate sponsors, as well as announcing the streamer awards earned by KC AUSA in 2016 – 2017. More information on this event will be announced at a later date.

DO YOU KNOW THAT… Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region VII is headquartered in Kansas City. When an emergency exceeds the resources of a city, state, or region, military assets may be activated or requested to support in the response. Defense Support to Civilian Authorities (DSCA) is a regular activity in natural disaster emergencies like… Continue Reading

Come out and learn more about our partner, Horses & Heroes, and support both our organizational programs that help transitioning military! meet some of the horses and people of Horses & Heroes who deliver a unique program that helps first responders and military personnel having challenges reintegrating after service learn about KC AUSA’s new Young… Continue Reading

Meet Your Army When September 28, 2017 5:30pm – 7:30pm Where Kauffman Foundation Conference Center 4801 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110 What DO YOU KNOW THAT…Kansas City is the home of an Army Recruiting Battalion where the Army Recruiters and Command Teams are all active duty Soldiers. There is a Kansas City District Command… Continue Reading

The Purple Connection: Wednesday 09 AUG Panel Discussion Panel participants will be representatives of: Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Friends In Service of Heroes (FISH) Grantham University Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM) Community Veterans Engagement Board-Kansas City (CVEB-KC) What ARE YOU A: Veteran, prior-service military, military spouse, military family member, or transitioning / looking… Continue Reading

When Experience Doesn’t Count A report on veterans’ transition concentrating on Clarksville and Nashville, Tenn., warns age and length of service “is a significant obstacle” for some soldiers looking for their first private-sector job because older troops have been removed longer from civilian culture. “Some individuals who entered the military directly from high school often… Continue Reading

from AUSA’s 5 Things #4 Veterans Want Community Connections Veterans are looking for community activities such as recreation, connection with other veterans and volunteer opportunities, according to results of a community integration survey conducted by America’s Warrior Partnership, a nonprofit organization connecting service members and veterans with local veteran-centric nonprofits. “Our nation’s warriors are looking for… Continue Reading

from AUSA’s weekly 5 Thinks #5 Why Cyber Matters “The opening shots of a large-scale conflict are likely to begin with cyber,” acting Secretary of the Army Robert Speer told the Senate Armed Services Committee. “Our emphasis is on defense for the Army,” he said, noting that protecting the network and protecting the ability to… Continue Reading

from AUSA’s weekly 5 Thinks #3 An A-10 Alternative The A-10 Thunderbolt, a close-air support and ground attack plane beloved by ground troops since its introduction in the mid-1970s, is slated for retirement beginning in 2022, although there is some talk about upgrading the aircraft, known as the Warthog, so its service life could be extended… Continue Reading

Why were they called “doughboys” The History Channel It’s unknown exactly how U.S. service members in World War I (1914-18) came to be dubbed doughboys—the term most typically was used to refer to troops deployed to Europe as part of the American Expeditionary Forces—but there are a variety of theories about the origins of the… Continue Reading

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