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AUSA Space Coast Chapter Individual & Corporate Membership

WHO CAN JOIN AUSA?


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. You can join as a Corporate Member or become an Individual Member to our Chapter!

PROFESSIONAL BENEFITS

AUSA Space Coast Chapter wants to become your professional association. As an Army professional, you need to keep current on issues that affect you in the work place. Our organization offers educational material and events designed specifically to educate you about these issues.

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EDUCATION

Grassroots support for America's Army can only come when people know and understand the value of the Army to the nation. AUSA Space Coast Chapter accomplishes this through our contributions, our Institute of Land Warfare, Industry Affairs meetings and events, and our Government Affairs office.
The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) is the only professional organization representing all components of the Army: Active Duty; National Guard; Army Reserve; Government Civilians; Retirees; ROTC Cadets, and defense industry members. AUSA is dedicated to keeping America’s Army strong.

AUSA operates on two basic levels:

  • National Level: Focused on the entire Army.
    • AUSA addresses Army issues in the Congress (the Army is prohibited from lobbying).
      -  Led the campaign for the recently received military pay raise
    -  Led the campaign to ensure that at least 3% of the GNP is spent on Defense
    -  Led the campaign to end the “procurement holiday” and get serious about modernization.
    • AUSA sponsors the Institute of Land Warfare (ILW)
      -  Provides an assortment of professional books directly related to the art of war.
  • -  Sponsors a series of forums around the world providing prominent speakers on military
       topics.
    -  Sponsors special events with noted authors of military related books.
    -  Provides a forum in which military professionals can discuss all matters of mutual interest.


  • Chapter Level: Focused on soldiers and their family members. (Examples of Space Coast Chapter activities:
    • Provides support to all Active, Guard, and Reserve units in our geographical area.
    • Supports Soldier and NCO of the quarter/year awards to Army organizations
    • Supports Outstanding Military Graduate and Military History Awards for the Army ROTC Programs at Embrey-Riddle Aeronautical University and Florida
      Institute of Technology.
    • Provides funding for unit Fun Runs, Christmas Balls, Organization Day activities and other similar functions.
    • Supports the Family Readiness Group Programs.
    • Participates with the Cocoa Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Council to support and promote the military’s interests.
    • Conducts quarterly luncheon meetings featuring prominent speakers.
    • Sponsors an annual golf tournament (fund raiser for the scholarships).

     

Other Membership Benefits

Insurance:
  • Lifeplan Term Insurance coverage up to $250,000 for members and their spouses.
  • Mastercare Health Insurance is a TRICARE supplement for active duty and retired members.
  • GEICO Direct Auto Insurance: Provides discounts of 8%-10% for qualified members in 40 states and the District of Columbia.
Communications:
  • CompUSA: Discounts on hardware, software, accessories, and training.
Publications:  Learn More...
ARMY Magazine (monthly) including the Army Green Book every October.
  • AUSA News every month
  • ILW reports, papers, and background briefs
  • Monthly online newsletters for Space Coast Chapter member


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