2007 AUSA Medical Symposium and Exhibition-A Professional Development Forum <i>Army Medicine: Revolutionizing Warrior Care</i>

Wednesday June 20, 2007

-The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) and the United States Army Medical Department (AMEDD) are hosting a symposium, "Army Medicine: Revolutionizing Warrior Care," for interested members of the industry and military communities. The symposium is scheduled from June 18-21.

-The AUSA Medical Symposium and Exhibition is for employees or consultants of AUSA Sustaining Member companies, government personnel, invited guests, and others who are interested or have an identifiable relationship with AUSA or the United States Army.

-The purpose of this year's symposium is to stimulate dialogue among senior government officials, military leaders and industry leaders concerning the role of the Army Medical Department during a time of war and a period of transformation.

-This symposium is vital to Army interest to bring together the public and private sectors to facilitate an intellectual exchange of concepts and capabilities for effective and efficient management and procedures for providing worldwide Army medical care.

-The symposium and exhibition is being held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. More information about the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center can be obtained at the center's website.

-For more additional information on the 2007 AUSA Medical Symposium and Exhibition or AUSA, click here.

INFORMATION YOU CAN USE

- 2007 Strategic Communication Guide - Be Army Strong, and Army Smart. Read the 2007 Army Strategic Communication Guide.

NEWS ABOUT THE ARMY

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  • Army Plans to Buy New Vehicles (USAT)
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WAR ON TERROR NEWS

  • Truck Bomb Hits Baghdad Mosque and 61 are Killed (EB | NYT)
  • Start of 'Arrowhead Ripper' Highlights Iraq Operations (MNF)
  • U.S. Shifts Offensive to North Iraq (LAT)
  • U.S. Troops Take the Offensive in Baqouba (SAS)

OF INTEREST

  • Acting Secretary of the Army's Confirmation Hearing Opening Statement (ARNews)
  • Fort Lewis Units in the Thick of Big Offensive (NT)
  • Army Sweeps Interservice Pistol Championships (ARNews)
  • Some Soldiers in Iraq Prefer Walking (SAS)

WORLD VIEW

  • U.S. Army Sergeant Killed in Iraq Buried in Hometown in Philippines (IHT | Story)
  • Iraq: U.S. Army Reports 3 American Soldiers Killed (JP | Story)
  • U.S. Army Funds Hydrogen-fuelled Drone Aircraft (RG | Story)
  • Playing Cards Teach U.S. Troops to Respect Ruins (GRD | Story)

WHAT'S BEING SAID IN BLOGS

  • Army Considering Even Longer Combat Tours... Say it Ain't So (SM)
  • Pay Back Time (LOI)
  • Combat Camera: Firefight in Adhamiyah (TN)
  • War (SAG)

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SENIOR LEADERS ARE SAYING

"You are the best in the world at what you do and I have the utmost respect and confidence in all our Army medical professionals. Anyone who has seen our medical community in action knows that it is the finest in the world. And as some of you know, I've had recent surgery so I have 'first foot' knowledge of your capabilities."-Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr. said during his video message to the Army medical professionals at the AUSA Medical Symposium, June 18.

-To view a transcript of Gen. Casey's message, click here.

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