Category Archives: Events

The Purple Connection
April 11, 2018
6pm to 9pm

The Grid
12022 Blue Valley Parkway, Overland Park, KS


Creating Synergy and Efficient Connections for the Military Community and Military-Support Organizations of KC Metro

Military, Prior-Service Military, Veterans, Military Families, and the businesses and organizations that comprise the KC Military-Support Community

Networking: 6:00 – 6:40 pm; Panel Program: 6:45 – 7:30; More networking: 7:30 – 9:00 pm.

COL Gary Gilham, Chaplain, MO National Guard
Colleen Abraham, Johnson County Veterans Treatment Court
Richard Wallace, Troops to Teachers, MO Dept of Education
Eric Campbell, Loan Officer, BBMC Mortgage
James Thompson, SBA Veterans Business Outreach Center
Bill Eckert, Founder, KAMO Adventures

KAMO Adventures (Event sponsor Add URL )
Thirty-One Gifts (Food sponsor add URL)

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We graciously invite you and a guest to attend the KC AUSA Officer Installation and Awards & Recognition Reception WHEN: Monday, January 22, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM WHERE: Kauffman Foundation Center, 4801 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110 WHY: Install the elected KC AUSA Chapter Leadership for the 2018 – 2020 term and Recognize… Continue Reading

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

KCAUSA Army History Breakfast: Centennial of US entering into WW I When Friday, 26 MAY 2017 7:30am – 9:00am Where 2 Memorial Drive Kansas City, MO What KCAUSA kicks off the Memorial Day Weekend with a Breakfast program focused on Army History and will feature Jonathan Casey, Museum Archivist of the National WW I Museum… Continue Reading

You are cordially invited Army Birthday Celebration 2017 June 10, 2017 Guest Speaker Chief Warrant Officer Gary Lee O’Neal Chief Warrant Officer Gary O’Neal retired with 33 years of active US government and military service. An Army Ranger Hall of Fame member, his service included combat experience with the 173rd Airborne Brigade, 75th Rangers Airborne,… Continue Reading

w KC AUSA Army Birthday Celebration 2017 Sponsors We could not bring you this Celebration without the support of civic and business leaders in the Region. We truly appreciate and thank all our corporate sponsors and generous individual donors. —  Emma Toops Chapter President   <Platinum Sponsors> Orbital ATK Small Caliber Systems Blue Hat Crane… Continue Reading


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Greater Kansas City Chapter of Association of the United States Army

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