The Army Exhibit at the Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting
SENIOR LEADERS ARE SAYING
"This is not an American battle. This is a NATO mission as well, and we are working actively and diligently to consult with NATO at every step of the way."
-President Obama, referring to the 39,000 NATO forces fighting alongside 66,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan
Obama calls Afghanistan NATO's most important mission
INFORMATION YOU CAN USE
- Early Bird News Site
- Information Papers with "2009 Army Posture Statement"
- Stories of Valor
- Army Public Affairs Portal
- Strategic Communication Coordination Group (SCCG) Workspace
- 2009 Strategic Communication Guide - Read the 2009 Army Strategic Communication Guide for key messages and updates
2009 Commemorations :
Year of the NCO
Year of the Military Family
100th Anniversary of the Chaplain Assistant
Medal of Honor recipient SFC Jared C. Monti, microsite
National Preparedness Month
Sept. 15 - Oct. 15: National Hispanic Heritage Month
Sept. 27- Oct. 3: Best Warrior Competition
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
National Depression Education and Awareness Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Energy Awareness Month
Oct. 4: Army Ten-Miler
Oct. 5- 7: Association of the United States Army Exposition
The Army Exhibit at the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting
What is it?
The Army Exhibit is a must-see, interactive, audio-visual experience featured as part of the AUSA annual meeting, Oct. 5 - 7, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C. The Army Exhibit portrays the Soldier - in particular, the noncommissioned officer (NCO) - as the centerpiece of the Army, the Strength of the Nation. By creating an emotional, interactive and educational multimedia experience, the Army Exhibit supports the Army's vision and strategic goals by informing and educating those who visit it, building trust and confidence in our Army and broadening understanding and advocacy for Soldiers, their families and the entire Army family including Army civilians, retirees and veterans.
What has the Army done?
Throughout the three-day annual meeting, the Army Exhibit will focus on telling the story of the NCO through live presentations; educate the Army community through interactive instruction using social media outlets; and inspire participants through videos highlighting the many contributions of NCOs and other pillars of strength that support the Army. Sergeants Corner, formerly known as Warriors Corner, highlights 16 live presentations followed by question-and-answer sessions that focus on NCOs - their accomplishments, contributions and initiatives. In the Army Exhibit theater, two videos will air continuously: "NCOs: The Strength of the Army" and "Faces of Strength 2009." The interactive social media area features an enticing multimedia wall that demonstrates the exponential impact using social media can have on spreading your Army message. One-on-one workshops - geared to users' proficiency levels - highlight current Army social media sites and teach participants how to best leverage the sites for their own use. Also featured in the Army Exhibit again this year is the Gallery of Heroes display, featuring the stories of Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service Cross and Silver Star recipients from Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Why is this important to the Army?
The Army Exhibit's mission seeks to provide content that communicates key Army messages based on our strategic communication lines of effort, including: America's Army: The Strength of the Nation; Year of the NCO; Restoring Balance; Building Resiliency; Modernization; and Adapting Our Institutions. A few minutes spent at the Army Exhibit will reinforce the Army's current strategic priorities, and provide enhanced understanding of how social media technologies can help every Soldier, every family member, every Army civilian, retiree and veteran tell the Army story, and be the strength of the nation.
What is planned for the future?
The Army will maintain a suite of exhibits available to support forums from large conventions to special event off-sites. Video products will be available Army-wide to commanders, leaders and public affairs officers for further dissemination in support of their local public affairs programs.
ABOUT THE ARMY
- U.S. Army South celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month (ARMY)
- Commentary: No one deserves to be abused (AFIS)
- Family, friends await news about Soldier (MTEX)
- Sex assault conviction a shocking end to military career (S&S)
- CID deploys sexual-assault investigators following course (ARMY)
- Civilian employees to receive equal base salary increases (ARMY)
- Army users prepare for update to Vista software (ARMY)
- U.S. set to finalize Pakistan aid (Google)
- U.S. speeding up military withdrawal from Iraq (ST)
- Advice to Obama on Afghanistan: Listen to your commanders, the time to act is now (FN)
- From McChrystal’s mouth to Obama’s ear (NYT)
- Opinion: Decision time for Obama (WP)
- Success against al-Qaeda cited (WP)
- Afghan mission a model of teamwork (USA)
- Mullah Omar not in Pakistan, Taliban commander says (Reut)
- Homeowner assistance program begins tomorrow (AT)
- Military to get mandatory swine flu shots soon (ABC)
- Defense to allow troops, family members to use social network sites (NG)
- Pentagon agrees to build new $1 billion Fort Hood hospital in single phase (KWTX)
- NASCAR drivers make pit stop at Walter Reed (ARMY)
- Campaign targets military teens' alcohol, drug use (NYT)
- NATO see out Afghan mission' (AJ)
- U.N. 'to remove Afghanistan envoy' (BBC)
- Russia and Georgia set to share blame for South Ossetia conflict (GRD)
- Iran insists on 'nuclear rights' (AJ)
- Iran says will not discuss second nuclear plant (MS)
- Opinion: Three pressure points to make Iran crumble (TO)
- Taliban film shows leader is dead (BBC)
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