Long History

Medical soldiers practice movement of patients from transport on board a train to a waiting ambulance in 1917. This image is from the United States and demonstrates some consideration for training before arrival in Europe during World War I. Although there were specialized “hospital trains”, necessity (and haste) may have caused these Pullman railcars to be used.

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AUSA Firing Line is open

The AUSA Firing Line Access Instructions Aug14
The “AUSA Firing Line” is open!  Please encourage all of your members to go to our online virtual community where they can check out the discussion forums, blog sites and surveys and share their thoughts.  To access the site go to the AUSA home page at www.ausa.org and click on the “AUSA Firing Line” icon to view all items:
 
“Log in” to comment on a discussion topic or blog post.  For further information about how to access the site and “log in,” see the attached document.
 
All the best and see you on the site!
Stan
 

COL Stanley E. Crow
USA (Ret)
Assistant Director for Army National Guard Affairs
Association of the U.S. Army
2425 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA  22201

703-907-2689 (Office)
571-262-9987 (Cell)
1-800-336-4570, ext 2689

AUSA Columbia River Chapter Presents award!

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Alisha Hamel, President of the Columbia River Chapter presents a Certificate of Appreciation to Jerry Howard, General Manager of the Volcano’s Baseball team for his undying support to the military.
Columbia River Chapter AUSA EXCOM meets at the Armed Forces Reserve Center at Camp Withycombe for the September meeting
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Jerry Howard proudly displays his award with the AUSA Columbia River Chapter Board of Directors.

Upcoming Events

  • November 13, 2014 1:00 PMAUSA Excom @ Volcanoes
  • December 13, 2014National Guard 376th Anniversary/Birthday
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General Membership Meeting 13 Feb

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Our next General Membership Meeting will be held 13 FEB beginning at 1530 at Benchmade, 300 Beavercreek Road, in Oregon City (entrance is located on NE corner of the building). Please mark your calendar now so you can attend this special meeting. After a tour of their facility, Benchmade is offering a 50% discount on store purchases made following our meeting.

PLEASE JOIN US AT BENCHMADE!

EXCOM Meeting: 12 December 2013

Next AUSA Columbia River Chapter EXCOM Meeting: 12 December 2013 at the ARC (Hall of Honor) beginning at 1300.

If you are unable to attend this EXCOM meeting but have information to report, please e-mail it to me (Linda9664@msn.com) NLT Tuesday, 10 Dec.